Register of the Benton Clark Decker Papers, 1914-1921

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Register of the Benton Clark Decker Papers, 1914-1921

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Benton Clark Decker Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1914-1921
Collection number: 74078
Creator: Decker, Benton Clark, 1867-1933
Collection Size: 1 manuscript box, 1 envelope (0.5 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, lectures, notes, and photographs, relating to activities of the U.S.S. Tennessee, Spanish neutrality, and refugees in the Middle East, during World War I.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Benton Clark Decker Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Access Points

Tennessee (Ship)
United States. Navy--Officers
International relief
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief
World War, 1914-1918--Naval operations
World War, 1914-1918--Spain
Middle East
Spain
Spain--Military relations--United States
United States--Armed Forces
United States--Military relations--Spain


Container List

Box 1.

CORRESPONDENCE, 1914-1916, 1920-1921

 

American Embassy, Constantinople, 1921 August 15

 

Comité d'Assistance aux Refugiés de Palestine, 1915 February 26

 

Daniels, Josephus (Secretary of the Navy), 1915-1916

 

Hayden, Mr., 1916 October 11

 

Lansing, Robert, 1915 November 18

 

Morgenthau, Henry, 1921 December 17

 

Riordan, D. M., 1914 September 9

 

Roosevelt, Franklin D., 1915-1916

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1914-1921

 

Award of Navy medals, 1920 January

 

The Battle of Jutland, Comments on, by B. C. Decker

 

Calling cards, invitations, notes, from various individuals

 

"The Enviable Record of the Cruiser 'Tennessee' Soon to Be Named the 'Memphis'"

 

"Handling Men," by Lieutenant R. A. Theobald, United States Navy, with Discussion by Captain B. C. Decker, United States Navy

 

Jewish refugees in Egypt, 1915

 

Lecture by Benton C. Decker, Captain, United States Navy

 

"Naval Men and Their Management," by Lieutenant V. N. Bieg, United States Navy

 

Spain - B. C. Decker's service as US Naval Attaché, Madrid, Spain

 

"Spain's Attitude Towards the War," by Captain B. C. Decker, United States Navy, 1918 June 7

 

Statement of Rear Admiral B. C. Decker, United States Navy, made for the purpose of securing the position of Rear Admiral in the permanent service

 

Tributes to B. C. Decker

 

U.S.S. Tennessee

 

"What Shall Be the Size of the Navy?"

 

Miscellaneous