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Inventory of the Edward H. Forney papers
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Arrangement Statement
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Edward H. Forney papers
    Date: 1942, 1944, 1950-1964
    Collection Number: 65022
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: In English, Korean, French, and Vietnamese
    Physical Description: 7 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (2.6 linear feet)
    Abstract: Handwritten notes (some in small notebooks), correspondence, course writings, orders, reports, news releases, and news clippings, relating primarily to the Korean and Vietnamese Wars.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Forney, Edward H.

    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], Edward H. Forney papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1965.

    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 library catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Edward H. Forney was a Colonel, Deputy chief of staff; Brigadier General, United States Marine Corps; Senior Advisor, ROK (Republic of Korea) Marine Corps; and a scholar.

    Arrangement Statement

    Collection is arranged into series, which are: Biographical File, Course File, Korean War File, Vietnam War File, Miscellaneous File, and News File. Each series is broken down into folders. The folders are arranged by subject and in chronological order.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains handwritten notes (some in small notebooks), correspondence (includes family letters), course writings, orders, reports, news releases, and news clippings, relating primarily to the Korean and Vietnamese Wars. Edward H. Forney studied numerous history courses about World War I, World War II, military operation in Europe and in the Pacific, psychological warfare, postwar problems, Soviet foreign policy 1918-1939, U.S. foreign policy, French military contribution in the American Revolution War, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. As Brigadier General, U.S. Marine Corps, Forney cared very much about keeping up-to-date about foreign relations among China, Southeast Asia, Soviet Union, United States, Korea, Vietnam, and France, as revealed in his extensive news file.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    United States. Marine Corps--Officers.
    China--Foreign relations.
    China--Politics and government--20th century.
    China--Politics and government.
    Guerrilla warfare.
    Korea--History.
    Korea--Politics and government.
    Korean War, 1950-1953.
    Laos--Foreign relations--United States.
    Soviet Union--Foreign relations--United States.
    Soviet Union--Politics and government.
    United States--Foreign relations--Laos.
    United States--Politics and government.
    Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
    Vietnam--History.
    Vietnam--Politics and government.