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Finding Aid for the H. Arthur Steiner Papers, 1942-1945
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Maps

 

Adipose Atoll

Box 1

Adipose atoll - Sheet 2, 1943 December.

Scope and Content Note

Special map.
Box 1

[No title], 1943 December.

Scope and Content Note

Nautical map.
Box 1

Receptacle Island, 1944 January 1.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
 

Aguijan Island

Box 2

Aguijan photomap, 1944 May.

Scope and Content Note

Photo mosaic.
 

Apamama Atoll

Box 3

Chart of Apamama atoll with M Square, 1943 October.

Scope and Content Note

Nautical map. Grid overprint.
 

Carillon Atoll

Box 4

Cecil and Carter Islands, 1944 January 12.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
 

Carillon Special Maps

Box 4

Special maps, 1944 January.

Scope and Content Note

Sheets 1-3,5,6,12,14-16,26-28,30,31,33,34.

Note

2 copies of sheet 3.
Box 4

Berlin and Beverly Islands, 1944 January 6.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
Box 4

Landing beach sketch of Abraham and Albert, and Alexander and Allen Islands, 1944 January 5.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
Box 4

Chauncey Island, 1944 January 9.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
Box 4

Anthony, Anton and Andrew Islands, 1944 January 6.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
Box 4

Burlesque and Camouflage Islands, n.d.

Physical Description: Photo mosaic.
Box 4

Carlson and Carlos Islands, 1943 December 29.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
Box 4

Burlesque Island, 1944 January 5.

Physical Description: Operations map.
Box 4

Benson Island, 1944 January 9.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
Box 4

Blakenship and Burnet Islands, 1944 January 10.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
Box 4

Arlington Island, 1944 January 6.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
Box 4

Carlos Island, 1944 January 8.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
Box 4

Buster and Byron Islands, 1944 January 9.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
Box 4

Carlson Island, 1944 January 8.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
Box 4

Bennett Island, 1944 January 9.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
Box 4

Jacob Island, 1944 January 5.

Scope and Content Note

2 Situation maps.
Box 4

Abraham, Albat and Allen Islands, 1943 December 31.

Scope and Content Note

2 Situation maps.
Box 4

Burlesque and Camouflage Islands, 1943 December 24.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
Box 4

Burton Island, 1944 January 10.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
Box 4

Archie Island, 1944 January 6.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
 

Beach Studies

Box 4

Burlesque and Camouflage atoll, 1943 December 4.

Scope and Content Note

Special map.
Box 4

Carillon atoll, 1943 December 4.

Scope and Content Note

Special map.
 

Carillon Atoll[?]

Box 4

Fragile Island, 1944 February.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
 

Chichi Jima

Box 5

Chichi Jima Fortress firing plan, n.d. [post-1941 November ?].

Scope and Content Note

Special map.
Box 5

Chichi Jima Special Maps, 1944 December.

Scope and Content Note

Sheets 1-3.
 

Cordial Atoll

Box 6

[Cordial atoll], n.d.

Physical Description: 3 maps.

Scope and Content Note

Topographic maps[?].
Box 6

Daughter Island, 1943 November 24.

Scope and Content Note

Photo mosaic.
Box 6

Beach study, Cordial atoll, 1943 November 17 & 24.

Scope and Content Note

Sheets 2 and 3.

Note

No sheet 1.
Box 6

Cordial atoll, 1943 December.

Scope and Content Note

Special map.
Box 6

Daughter and Ethel Islands, 1943 December 30.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
 

Guam Island

Box 7

Agat Bay, 1942 January 1.

Physical Description: Topographic map.
Box 7

Ritidian Point, 1942 January 1.

Physical Description: Topographic map.
Box 7

Uruno Point, 1942 January 1.

Physical Description: Topographic map.
Box 7

Tumon Bay, 1942 January 1.

Physical Description: Topographic map.
Box 7

Santa Rosa, 1942 January 1.

Physical Description: Topographic map.
Box 7

Apra Harbor, 1942 January 1.

Physical Description: Topographic map.
Box 7

Pagat Point, 1942 January 1.

Physical Description: Topographic map.
Box 7

Port Merizo, 1942 January 1.

Physical Description: Topographic map.
Box 7

Talofofo Bay, 1942 January 1.

Physical Description: Topographic map.
Box 7

Port Inarajan, 1942 January 1.

Physical Description: Topographic map.
Box 7

Agara Bay, 1942 January 1.

Physical Description: Topographic map.
Box 7

Island of Guam, 1944 April.

Physical Description: Topographic map.
Box 7

Island of Guam, 1944 May.

Physical Description: Navigation/topographic map.
Box 7

G-2 Situation map no.1, Guam Island, 1944 May 9.

Scope and Content Note

Situation maps.
Sheets 1-4.
Box 7

G-2 Situation map no.1, 1944 May 9.

Scope and Content Note

Sheets 1-2.
Box 7

Guam, 1944 May.

Physical Description:

Scope and Content Note

Topographic maps.
Sheets 5 and 6 of 11.
 

Guam Island - Marianas Islands

Box 7

G-2 Situation map no.1. Marianas Islands, 1944 May 9.

Scope and Content Note

Sheets 1 and 2.
 

Haha Jima

Box 5

Haha Jima special map, 1944 December.

Scope and Content Note

Sheets 1-4.
 

Iwo Jima

Box 5

Iwo Jima photo map, 1944 November.

Scope and Content Note

Photo mosaic.
Sheets 1-4.
Box 5

Iwo Jima place name map, 1945 February 21.

Scope and Content Note

Special map. With marginalia.
Box 5

Iwo Jima place name map no.2, [1945?].

Scope and Content Note

Special map.
Box 5

Iwo Jima special air and gunnery target map, n.d.

Physical Description: Special map. With marginalia and waxpaper cover.
Box 5

Iwo Jima special air gunnery and target map, 1944 November.

Scope and Content Note

Special map. With marginalia.
2 sheets.
Box 5

Iwo Jima enemy defense installations, n.d.

Physical Description: Situation map.
Box 5

Iwo Jima enemy defense installations, 1945 February 19-March 19.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
Box 5

Enemy defense installations, 1945 February 19-March 19.

Scope and Content Note

Special map. Map packet.
Box 5

Iwo Jima photo map, 1944 November.

Scope and Content Note

Photo mosaic.
Box 5

Iwo Jima special map, 1944 November.

Scope and Content Note

Special map.
Box 5

Japanese positions on Iwo Jima, n.d.

Physical Description: Situation map.
Box 5

Block houses, 1945 February 19-March 19.

Scope and Content Note

Special map. Map packet.
Box 5

Anti-aircraft devices, 1945 February 19-March 19.

Scope and Content Note

Special map. Map packet.
Box 5

Covered artillery, 1945 February 19-March 19.

Scope and Content Note

Special map. Map packet.
Box 5

Arcs of fire for casemated coastal defense guns, 1945 February 19-March 19.

Scope and Content Note

Special map. Map packet.
Box 5

Mine situation map, 1945 February 19-March 19.

Scope and Content Note

Special map. Map packet.
Box 5

Enemy units and uncaptured enemy positions, Iwo Jima, 1945 March 5.

Scope and Content Note

Special map.
 

Japan

Box 8, Folder 1

Kagoshiwa, Kyushu, Japan, 1944 December 26.

Scope and Content Note

Photo mosaic.
Box 8, Folder 2

Tokyo Harbor, Japan, 1945 March 11.

Scope and Content Note

Photo mosaic.
Box 8, Folder 3

Nagoya Harbor, Honshu, Japan, 1945 March 9.

Scope and Content Note

Photo mosaic.
Box 8, Folder 5

Kure area, Honshu, Japan, n.d.

Physical Description: Photo mosaic.
Box 8, Folder 6

Osaka Harbor, Honshu, Japan, 1945 May 10.

Scope and Content Note

Photo mosaic.
Box 8, Folder 7

Hiroshima, Honshu, Japan, 1945 April 14.

Scope and Content Note

Photo mosaic.
Box 8, Folder 8

Nagasaki, Kyushu, Japan, 1944 November 17.

Scope and Content Note

Photo mosaic.
Box 8, Folder 9

Kiirun Harbor, Formosa, [Japan?], 1944 September 9.

Scope and Content Note

Photo mosaic.
Box 8, Folder 10

Asebo Ko-Kyushu, Japan, 1945 April 30.

Scope and Content Note

Photo mosaic.
 

Japan?

Box 3

Nagoya Naiko, n.d.

Physical Description: Navigation/situation map.
Box 8, Folder 4

Shimonoseki strait and vicinity, 1944 June 18.

Scope and Content Note

Photo mosaic.
 

Japanese Map

Box 9

Pacific rim, n.d.

Physical Description: Air and sea navigation. 2 maps.
Box 9

[No title], n.d.

Physical Description: Situation map.
Box 9

[No title], n.d.

Physical Description: Topographic map. With photos.
Box 9

[No title], n.d.

Physical Description: Situation map. Hand-drawn with notes.
Box 9

[Iwo Jima?], n.d.

Physical Description: Situation map.
Box 9

[No title], n.d.

Physical Description: Hand-inked with photos.
 

Kourbash

Box 3

Kourbash sheet, 1943 October.

Scope and Content Note

Special map.
 

Large Area Map

Box 10

Chishima - Retto - East Asia and North Pacific, 1945.

Scope and Content Note

Long range air navigation chart.
Box 10

Operational airfields of the Western Pacific, 1944 April 15.

Scope and Content Note

2 Special maps.
Box 10

Japan - East Asia and North Pacific, 1945.

Physical Description: Long range air navigation chart.
Box 10

San Francisco - East Asia and North Pacific, 1945.

Physical Description: Long range air navigation chart.
Box 10

Airfields map east asia coast, 1945 March 1.

Physical Description: Navigation/situation map.
 

Large Area Maps

Box 10

Aleutian Islands - East Asia and North Pacific, 1945.

Physical Description: Long range air navigation chart.
Box 10

Marquesas Islands - East Asia and North Pacific, 1945.

Physical Description: Long range air navigation chart.
Box 10

Central China - East Asia and North Pacific, 1945.

Physical Description: Long range air navigation chart.
Box 10

Philippine Islands - East Asia and North Pacific, 1945.

Physical Description: Long range air navigation chart.
Box 10

Marshall Islands - East Asia and North Pacific, 1945.

Physical Description: Long range air navigation chart.
Box 10

South China Sea - East Asia and North Pacific, 1945.

Physical Description: Long range air navigation chart.
Box 10

Hawaiian Islands - East Asia and North Pacific, 1945.

Physical Description: Long range air navigation chart.
 

Longsuit

Box 3

Longsuit sheet 1, 1943 September.

Scope and Content Note

Special map.
 

Makin Atoll

Box 3

Makin atoll with M Square, 1943 October.

Scope and Content Note

Nautical map. Grid overprint.
 

Marianas Islands

Box 7

G-2 Situation map no.1, Marianas Islands, 1944 May 9.

Scope and Content Note

Situation maps.
Sheets 1-4.
 

Marshall Islands

Box 1

Kwajalein Atoll - Kwajalein Island, 1944 January 18.

Physical Description: Situation map. Red overprint.
Box 1

Enwetok Atoll - Engebi Island, 1944 January 26.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
Box 1

Kwajalein Atoll - Kwajalein Island, 1944 January 10.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
 

Muko Jima

Box 5

Muko Jima special map, 1945 January.

Scope and Content Note

Special map.
 

Rota Island

Box 11

Island of Rota, 1944 April.

Physical Description: Navigation/topographic map.
Box 11

Rota Island, 1944 April.

Scope and Content Note

Special air and gunnery map.
Sheets 1-4.
 

Saipan - Tinian

Box 2

Saipan - Tinian area, 1944 April.

Scope and Content Note

Navigation/situation/topographic map[?].
Box 2

Special map for advance planning, Saipan - Tinian area, 1944 March.

Scope and Content Note

Special map.
Box 2

Special air & gunnery target map, Saipan. Tinian area, 1944 April.

Scope and Content Note

Special maps.
Sheets 1-9.
Box 2

Saipan - Tinian area, 1944 May.

Scope and Content Note

Navigation/situation/topographic map[?].
Sheets 1-2.
 

Saipan Island

Box 2

G-2 Situation map no.2, Saipan Island, 1944 May 6.

Scope and Content Note

Situation maps.
Sheets 1-5.

Note

2 copies of sheets 1,3 and 4.
Box 2

Saipan photomap, 1944 May.

Scope and Content Note

Photo mosaic.
Sheets 1-5.
Box 2

G-2 Situation map no.2, 1944 May 6.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
Sheets 2 and 5.
 

Saipan Island - Marianas Islands

Box 2

G-2 special map no.2, Magicienne Bay, 1944 April 18.

Scope and Content Note

Special map.
Box 2

G-2 special map no.1, Charan-Kanoa Area, landing obstacles (Northern section), 1944 May 7.

Scope and Content Note

Special map.
Box 2

G-2 special map no.1, Charan-Kanoa Area, landing obstacles (Southern section), 1944 May 7.

Scope and Content Note

Special map.
Box 2

G-2 special map no.3, Magicienne Bay, 1944 April 18.

Scope and Content Note

Special map.
 

Sundance Atoll

Box 12

Sundance special map, 1944 January.

Scope and Content Note

Special map.
Sheets 3-7.
Box 12

Sundance atoll, 1944 January.

Scope and Content Note

Nautical map.
Box 12

Sundance atoll, 1944 January 1.

Physical Description: Operations map.
 

Tarawa Atoll

Box 3

Tarawa atoll with M Square, 1943 October.

Scope and Content Note

Nautical map. Grid overprint.
 

Tinian Island

Box 2

G-2 Situation map no.1. Tinian Island, 1944 May 6.

Scope and Content Note

Situation map.
Sheets 1-10.
Box 2

Tinian photomap, 1944 May.

Scope and Content Note

Photo mosaic.
Sheets 1-3.
 

Photographs

 

[Unidentified Place]

Box 14, Folder 20

Aerial views, n.d.

Physical Description: 2 black and white prints.
Box 14, Folder 21

Military personnel souvenir photos, n.d.

Physical Description: 2 black and white prints.
 

Ailinglapalap

Box 14, Folder 27

Aerial view, landscape, 1944 January 20.

Physical Description: 1 black and white print.
 

Bali Island

Box 14, Folder 14

Civilian and landscape scenes, 1932 January 13 and n.d.

Physical Description: 10 black and white prints.
 

Carillon Atoll

Box 13, Folder 1

Aerial beach study, n.d.

Physical Description: Strip of 4 black and white prints.
 

Corregidor Island - Philippines

Box 14, Folder 22

Aerial view of Fort Drum, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 black and white print.
 

Ebon

Box 14, Folder 31

Aerial view, landscape, 1943 December 16.

Physical Description: 1 black and white print.
 

Eniwetok Atoll

Box 14, Folder 9

Aerial views, landscape and military scenes, 1944 January 31-February 1.

Physical Description: 10 black and white prints.
 

Iwo Jima

Box 14, Folder 2

Landscape and military scenes, 1945 February 24 and n.d.

Physical Description: 9 black and white prints.
Box 14, Folder 5

Air & gunnery target folder, 1944 December 15.

Physical Description: 25 black and white photo and situation map prints in folder.
Box 14, Folder 8

Submarine mosaic of Mt. Surabachi, n.d.

Physical Description: Mounted black and white prints.
 

Jaluit Island

Box 14, Folder 7

Aerial views, 1943 November 23.

Physical Description: 3 black and white prints.
 

Java - Batavia

Box 14, Folder 1

Civilian and landscape scenes, 1932 and n.d.

Physical Description: 14 black and white prints.
 

Kiirun

Box 14, Folder 26

Aerial view, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 black and white print.
 

Korea - Keito

Box 14, Folder 29

Civilian scene, Prior 1928.

Physical Description: 1 black and white print.
 

Kure

Box 14, Folder 28

Aerial view of Kure area, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 black and white print.
 

Kwajaleina Island

Box 14, Folder 23

Aerial view, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 black and white print.
 

Kyushu

Box 14, Folder 12

Aerial views, 1944 October 6.

Physical Description: 2 black and white prints.
 

Labuan Island

Box 14, Folder 32

Civilian scene, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 black and white print.
 

Maleolap

Box 14, Folder 13

Aerial views, landscape and military scenes, 1944 January 19-25.

Physical Description: 15 black and white prints.
 

Nauru Island

Box 14, Folder 18

Aerial views, 1944 February 5.

Physical Description: 3 black and white prints.
 

Okinawa

Box 14, Folder 17

Aerial views, landscape and military scenes, 1944 October 10.

Physical Description: 15 black and white prints.
 

Palau Island

Box 13, Folder 2

Aerial study, Palau Island, 1944 July 26.

Physical Description: Strip of 22 black and white prints.
Box 14, Folder 6

Aerial views, 1944 March 30.

Physical Description: 4 black and white prints.
 

Porcelain Island

Box 4

1944 January 5.

Physical Description: Operations map.
Box 4

1944 January 5.

Scope and Content Note

Photo mosaic.
Box 4

Nautical map, 1944 January.

Scope and Content Note

Sheets 1 and 3.

Note

2 copies of sheet 1.
Box 14, Folder 24

Aerial view, 1944 January 31.

Physical Description: 1 black and white print.
 

Saipan

Box 14, Folder 10

Military field scenes of Saipan operations, 1944 June 27 and n.d.

Physical Description: 45 black and white prints, with & with out typescript captions.
Box 14, Folder 19

Invasion of Saipan Island, 1944 June 15.

Physical Description: 7 black and white prints.
 

Saipan - Saigon

Box 14, Folder 4

Civilian scenes, n.d.

Physical Description: 2 black and white prints.
 

Saipan Island

Box 14, Folder 3

Aerial views, 1944 February 23.

Physical Description: 5 black and white prints.
 

Sumatra - Medan

Box 14, Folder 33

Civilian scene, Prior 1931.

Physical Description: 1 black and white print.
 

Truk

Box 14, Folder 15

Aerial views, landscape and military scenes, 1944 April 29-August 6.

Physical Description: 14 black and white prints.
Box 14, Folder 16

Civilan scene, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 black and white print.
 

Ulithi Island

Box 14, Folder 11

Aerial views, 1944 March 31.

Physical Description: 2 black and white prints.
 

Wake Island

Box 14, Folder 25

Aerial view, 1944 March 12.

Physical Description: 1 black and white print.
 

Woleai

Box 14, Folder 30

Aerial view, 1944 April 1.

Physical Description: 1 black and white print.
 

Photograph Album

 

Saipan

Box 15

Amphibious Operations (On Land) - Saipan Island, 1944 June 15.

Physical Description: 91 black and white photos and album. Photos transferred from album to binder.
Box 15

Amphibious Operations (At Sea) - Saipan Island, 1944 June 15.

Physical Description: 67 black and white photos and album. Photos transferred from album to binder.
 

Japanese Language Materials

Box 16, Folder 1

Road repairs maps - Saipan (Japanese), n.d.

Physical Description: 3 hand-drawn maps and envelope
Box 16, Folder 2

Condom, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 condom in envelope.
Box 16, Folder 3

Outline for traffic control - Tokyo (Japanese), 1942.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
 

Note of Salary Payments from Government (Japanese)

Box 16, Folder 4

1943 April 10.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
Box 16, Folder 5

1943 May 25.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
Box 16, Folder 6

1943 May 25.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
Box 16, Folder 7

1943 April 10.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
Box 16, Folder 8

Field service code (Japanese), 1941.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
Box 16, Folder 9

Laws of military training (Japanese), 1930.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
Box 16, Folders 10-11

Army regulations (Japanese), 1943.

Physical Description: 2 pieces.
Box 16, Folder 12

Nautical almanac (Japanese), 1944.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
Box 16, Folder 13

Reference for basic army field construction (Japanese), 1942.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
Box 16, Folder 14

Letter (Japanese), 1950 December 9[?].

Physical Description: 1 leaf and envelope.
Box 16, Folder 15

Nautical chart/navigation aid/pilot guide (Japanese), 1941.

Physical Description: 1 piece.
Box 16, Folder 16

Stock certificates, bond certificate, insurance receipt, business earnings statement (Japanese), 1931 November 1-1943 August 20.

Physical Description: 7 pieces.
 

Printed Material

 

Steiner

Box 14, Folder 36

Newspaper clippings, 1945 March 20-23.

Physical Description: 5 pieces.
 

U.S. Military

Box 14, Folder 34

Military pamphlets and ephemera, 1944 June 1-1945 June 25 and n.d.

Physical Description: 4 pieces.
Box 14, Folder 35

Military proclamations, n.d.

Physical Description: 10 pieces in envelope.