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Partial Inventory of the William Henry Baumer papers
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Alternate Forms Available
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: William Henry Baumer papers
    Date (inclusive): 1929-1991
    Collection Number: 91042
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 10 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (4.4 linear feet)
    Abstract: Diary, memoirs, correspondence, orders, memoranda, reports, and printed matter relating to Allied strategic planning during World War II, especially for the Normandy landings of 1944, wartime diplomacy and Allied conferences, and the Paris Peace Conference. Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Baumer, William H. (William Henry), 1909-1989.

    Access

    Collection is open for research. Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items, computer media, and digital files. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos, films, or digital files during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], William Henry Baumer papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1991.

    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.

    Alternate Forms Available

    Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 

    Biographical Note

    Major general, United States Army; staff officer, War Department General Staff, Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Forces, and military missions to Great Britain and the Soviet Union, 1942-1945; military adviser, Paris Peace Conference, 1946.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Diary, memoirs, correspondence, orders, memoranda, reports, and printed matter relating to Allied strategic planning during World War II, especially for the Normandy landings of 1944, wartime diplomacy and Allied conferences, and the Paris Peace Conference.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--France--Normandy.
    World War, 1939-1945--Peace.
    United States. War Department. General Staff.
    Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters.
    Paris Peace Conference (1946 : Paris, France).
    United States. Army--Officers.