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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: John Alfred Burden papers,
    Dates: 1942-1944
    Collection Number: 78083
    Creator: Burden, John Alfred.
    Collection Size: 1 manuscript box (0.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Reports, captured documents and translations, correspondence, diary, maps, and photographs, relating to military operations on Guadalcanal and other areas of the Solomon Islands, especially to interrogation of captured Japanese soldiers and translation of captured Japanese documents.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In English Japanese

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films 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 audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John Alfred Burden papers,, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1978.

    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/Historical Note

    Major, United States Army; language officer, 25th Division, during World War II.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Reports, captured documents and translations, correspondence, diary, maps, and photographs, relating to military operations on Guadalcanal and other areas of the Solomon Islands, especially to interrogation of captured Japanese soldiers and translation of captured Japanese documents.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    United States. Army.
    Prisoners of war.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean.
    World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons.