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Inventory of the Charles Andrew Willoughby papers
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Charles Andrew Willoughby papers
    Date (inclusive): 1945-1962
    Collection Number: 61013
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes, 1 album box, 1 envelope, 1 sound recording, (1.5 linear feet)
    Abstract: Drafts, reports, correspondence, newsletters, printed matter, and a sound recording relating to the World War II campaigns of General Douglas MacArthur in the Pacific, the Richard Sorge espionage case, the anti-communist movement in the United States, Cold War defense needs of the United States, and Japanese rearmament.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Willoughby, Charles Andrew, 1892-1972

    Access

    Collection open for research.
    Use copies of all sound recordings in this collection are available. For access to any video recordings or motion picture film in this collection, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Charles Andrew Willoughby papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1961.

    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 Note

    1892: Born, Heidelberg, Germany
    1910: Immigrated to the United States; enlisted in the United States Army, 5th Infantry
    1914: Received Bachelor of Arts, Gettysburg College; commissioned a second lieutenant in the Officers' Volunteer Corps of the United States Army
    1917: Joined the American Expeditionary Force as a captain
    1936: Promoted to lieutenant colonel
    1942: Named chief of staff for Intelligence under General MacArthur's staff for the Southwest Pacific Area
    1951: Retired from the military
    1972: Died, Naples, Florida

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Drafts, reports, correspondence, newsletters, printed matter and a sound recording relating to the World War II campaigns of General Douglas MacArthur in the Pacific, the Richard Sorge espionage case, the anti-communist movement in the United States, Cold War defense needs of the United States, and Japanese rearmament.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964.
    Sorge, Richard, 1895-1944.
    United States. Army--Officers.
    Anti-communist movements--United States.
    Communism.
    East Asia.
    Espionage, Russian--East Asia.
    Japan--Defenses.
    Japan.
    Phonorecords.
    Russia (Federation)
    Soviet Union.
    United States--Armed Forces.
    United States--Defenses.
    United States--Politics and government.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Pacific Ocean.
    World War, 1939-1945.