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Register of the Benton Weaver Decker Papers, 1916-1980
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Series Description

Box No. 1-2.

SUBJECT FILE, 1916-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Awards, citations, orders, appointments, commissions, and printed matter, arranged as listed
Box No. 2.

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1952-1954.

Scope and Content Note

Articles, lectures and speeches, arranged alphabetically by title
Box No. 2-3.

MISCELLANEOUS

Scope and Content Note

1946-1972
Box No. 4.

INCREMENT

Scope and Content Note

February 1977
Box No. 5-7.

INCREMENT

Scope and Content Note

September 1979
Box No. 8.

INCREMENT

Scope and Content Note

May 1983
Box No. 9.

INCREMENT

Scope and Content Note

August 1983

Container List

 

CORRESPONDENCE, 1936-1973

Box 1.

Acheson, Barclay, 1950, 1951

 

American National Red Cross, 1957, 1960-1961

 

American Tunaboat Association, 1961

 

Backman, C. E., 1950-1954

 

Bate, John, 1952

 

Brines, Russell, 1953

 

Brown, Edmund G., 1959

 

Bull, S. L., 1952

 

Burke, Arleigh, Admiral, 1958

 

Burlingham, Hupper and Kennedy, 1960

 

Busik, W. S., 1973

 

Carney, R. B., Admiral, 1953

 

Chase, William C., Major General, 1951

 

Coyle, Ray W., 1955

 

Crawford, George G., 1956

 

Dyer, George C., 1964

 

Eisenhower, Dwight D., 1952

 

Fine Arts Gallery of San Diego, 1960-1962

 

Gantt, W. E., 1973

 

General Headquarters Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, 1950-1951

 

Herter, Christian A., Jr., 1953

 

Hickey, Doyle O., Major General, 1951

 

Horn, Roy De S., 1950

 

Institute on World Affairs, 1956

 

International News Service, 1953

 

Joy, C. T., Vice Admiral, 1950

 

Kanto Auto Works, 1965

 

Kenyon, Cecil, n.d.

 

Kilbimy, Ted, 1951

 

Knight, Goodwin J., 1955

 

Knowland, William F., 1951-1958

 

Kraft, Fred H., 1955

 

Ladow, C. R., 1953

 

Life, 1961

 

Luckel, Frank, 1959

 

MacArthur, Douglas, General, 1955

 

Mariner Ship Admiral Decker, 1960

 

Mariner Troop II, 1960

 

McKibben, C. A., 1964

 

McLean, H. H., Rear Admiral, 1950

 

McQuilken, John, 1955

 

Mundt, Karl E., 1953

 

Navy Relief Society, 1933, 1938

 

Nixon, Richard, 1950-1956

 

Pratt, Albert, 1954

 

Price, Admiral, 1959

 

Ramallo, E., 1959-1968

 

Republican National Committee, 1956

 

Robinson, James I., 1959

 

Robinson, Ray C., 1955

 

Rogers, William P., 1955

 

San Diego Chamber of Commerce, 1957

 

San Diego County Republican Central Committee, 1954

 

San Diego Yacht Club, 1950, 1961

 

Shearer, William K., 1956, 1957

 

Shimada, Kanji, 1966

 

Smith, Alexander H., 1954, 1956

 

Stratemeyer, George E., Lt. General, 1962

 

Streibert, Theodore C., 1956

 

Swartz, Ray, 1968

 

Swing, Joseph M., General, 1956

 

Tait, Edward T., 1956

 

Trau, E. F., 1954

 

United States Atomic Energy Commission, 1958

 

United States Naval Academy, 1951

 

Vossler, F. A. L., 1936, 1937

 

Wagner, Paul F., 1954

 

Waters, Laughlin, E., 1952

 

Weinberer, Caspar W., 1957, 1958

 

Wilson, Bob, 1955-1960

 

Withington, F. S., 1959

 

Yokosuka City Hall, 1962

 

Yorkrite Masonic Bodies, 1966

 

Miscellaneous, 1938-1966

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1916-1965

Box 1.

Awards, citations, and presentations, 1921-1965

 

Biographical sketch of Rear Admiral Benton W. Decker, 1899-1949

 

"The Last 100 Years," by Joan Obermeyer, unpublished history of the Yokosuka Naval Base, n.d.

 

Orders, appointments, and commissions, 1916-1955

Box 2.

Perry painting presented to the Naval Academy Museum, 1952

 

"The Sacramento Slam," weekly news letters from the U.S.S. Sacramento, 1929

 

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1952-1954

Box 2.

"The Admirals Go To Sea," by Rear Admiral B. W. Decker, n.d.

 

"Detention in Korea," article by Admiral B. W. Decker, special correspondent for International News Service, n.d.

 

"Masonry in Japan," by B. W. Decker, The New Age, Washington, D.C., 1954

 

"Our Future in Asia," lecture by Admiral B. W. Decker, 1952

 

"Selection of Enlisted Men for the Naval Academy," by Lieutenant B. W. Decker, n.d.

 

"Youth and America," speech to the Daughters of the American Revolution, by Admiral B. W. Decker, 1954

 

MISCELLANEOUS, 1946-1972

Box 3.

6 albums with newspaper clippings of Admiral B. W. Decker as Commanding Officer at Yokosuka Naval Base, 1946-1950

 

Printed material concerning Admiral B. W. Decker, 1946-1972

 

INCREMENT - February 1977

Box 4.

"The Yokosuka Story, 1946-1950, or The Return of the Black Ships," by B. W. and Edwina Decker, 1976

 

INCREMENT - September 1979

Box 5-7.

Orders, correspondence, reports and memoranda, 1946-1950, relating to American administration of Yokosuka Naval Base, Japan.

 

INCREMENT - May 1983

Box 8.

Orders, clippings, and other printed matter, memorabilia, and photographs, 1939, relating to the visit of U.S. Naval personnel to Japan

 

INCREMENT - August 1983

Box 9.

Two scrapbooks of clippings relating to Admiral Decker's activities during World War I

 

Typescript manuscript by Joseph F. Enright, entitled "The Secret Life of a Giant Warship," 1980