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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Accruals
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Contents note

  • Title: Benton Weaver Decker Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1916-1980
    Collection Number: 74102
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 9 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes (3.8 linear feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, orders, citations, memorabilia, clippings, and other printed matter, relating to U.S. occupation forces in Japan, and U.S. foreign relations in the Far East.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Decker, Benton Weaver, 1899-1983.

    Access

    Collection 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], Benton Weaver Decker Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Rear admiral, United States Navy; commander, Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan, 1946-1950.

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

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1974, with additional increments thorough 1983.

    Scope and Contents note

    Correspondence, speeches and writings, orders, citations, memorabilia, clippings, and other printed matter, relating to American occupation forces in Japan, and American foreign relations in the Far East.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    United States. Naval Base (Yokosuka, Japan)
    United States. Navy--Officers.
    East Asia--Foreign relations--United States.
    East Asia.
    Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952.
    Japan.
    United States--Armed Forces.
    United States--Foreign relations--East Asia.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations.
    World War, 1939-1945.