Overview of the William Henry Baumer Papers

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Overview of the William Henry Baumer 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 Aileen Shon.
© Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: William Henry Baumer papers
Dates: 1929-1991.
Collection Number: 91042
Creator: Baumer, William Henry, 1909-
Collection Size: 10 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (4.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
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.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: In English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William Henry Baumer papers, [Box number], 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.

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.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
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 Dept. General Staff.
Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters.
United States. Army--Officers.


 

Declassified U.S. government records 1940-1990

Scope and Content Note

Formerly security-classified records of the U.S. government, released in full or in part. Includes some government records determined by the government to be unclassified. Arranged chronologically by date of release by Hoover
Reading room workstation

2010 release of record 17 October 1942

Scope and Content Note

Consists of memo to Albert C. Wedemeyer requesting William H. Baumer to speak. Available as PDF file
Box 10

2011 June release of records 1940-1990

Scope and Content Note

Consists of unclassified material
Box/Folder 10 : 2-3

Baumer personal military file 1940-1945

Scope and Content Note

Orders, travel documents, and related material concerning Baumer's military service
Box/Folder 10 : 4-5

Important material for the book 1944-1990

Scope and Content Note

Letters, clippings, military discharge papers, notes, Baumer writings, memos, and other material
Box/Folder 10 : 6

Clippings 1983-1985

 

Rest of collection not yet described