Overview of the Robert Ferdinand Hickey Papers

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Overview of the Robert Ferdinand Hickey Papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2008
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid created derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2008 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Robert Ferdinand Hickey papers
Dates: 1921-1986
Collection Number: 81099
Creator: Hickey, Robert Ferdinand, 1897-1980
Collection Size: 10 manuscript boxes, 4 oversize boxes (5.6 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, speeches, orders, personnel records, memoranda, printed matter, photographs, and certificates, relating to American naval aviation, particularly during World War II and the Korean War.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Robert Ferdinand Hickey papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1981.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical Note

Vice admiral, United States Navy; captain, U.S.S. Hancock, 1944-1945; naval air attaché to Great Britain, 1945-1947; commander, Carrier Division V, 1952-1954.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, speeches, orders, personnel records, memoranda, printed matter, photographs, and certificates, relating to American naval aviation, particularly during World War II and the Korean War.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Hancock (Ship)
United States. Navy--Aviation.
United States. Navy--Officers.
Korean War, 1950-1953--Naval operations.
World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations.
World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations.


box 12

Declassified U.S. government records 1945-1955

Scope and Content Note

Formerly security-classified records of the U.S. government. Arranged chronologically by date of release by Hoover
box 

2011 September release of records 1945-1955

Scope and Content Note

Telegram, diagrams of the Battle of Leyte Gulf, memo and press reports relating to military matters in the Far East
 

Rest of collection not yet described