Register of the William H. Vatcher Papers, 1939-1965

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Register of the William H. Vatcher Papers, 1939-1965

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Prepared by:
Grace M. Hawes
Date Completed:
February 1977
© 1999 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: William H. Vatcher Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1939-1965
Collection number: 53006
Creator: Vatcher, William Henry
Collection Size: 18 manuscript boxes, 4 envelopes 7.9 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, pamphlets, leaflets, slides, and photographs, relating to South African political parties; Afrikaner and African nationalism; the Afrikaner Broederbond; American, Japanese, and North Korean propaganda and psychological warfare methods during World War II and the Korean War; and the Trans-Siberian Railroad
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William H. Vatcher Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1953.

Accruals

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Access Points

Afrikaner Broederbond
Trans-Siberian Railroad
Korean War, 1950-1953
Korean War, 1950-1953--Propaganda
Korean War, 1950-1953--Psychological aspects
Nationalism--South Africa
Propaganda, American
Propaganda, Japanese
Propaganda, Korean
Railroads--Soviet Union
Psychological warfare
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda
World War, 1939-1945--Psychological aspects
Africa
Japan
Korea
South Africa
South Africa--Politics and government
South Africa--Race relations
Soviet Union
Russia (Federation)
United States--Foreign relations
Slides (Photography)

Biographical Note

William Henry Vatcher

1920, July Born, Los Angeles, California
1942 B.A., Stanford University
1944-1945 Member, Admiral Nimitz's Staff, Central Pacific
1945-1946 Member, Naval Technical Mission to Japan
1948 M.A., Stanford University
1950 Ph.D., Stanford University
1950 Author, Combat Propaganda Against the Japanese in the Central Pacific
1949-1951 Instructor, San Jose State College, San Jose, California
1951 Member, Panmunjom Truce Team, Korea
1958 Author, Panmunjom: the Story of the Korean Military Armistice
1965 Author, White Laager: the Rise of Afrikaner Nationalism

Series Description

Box Box No. 1

Correspondence, 1952-1964.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.
Box Box No. 1-16

Subject File, 1939-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Reports, memoranda, printed material, arranged alphabetically by title or subject.
Box Box No. 16-17

Speeches and Writings, 1949-1962.

Scope and Content Note

Notes, drafts, printed copies of writings, arranged alphabetically by title or subject.
Box Box No. 17

Miscellany.

Scope and Content Note

Campaign buttons of John F. Kennedy, Senate souvenir pen.
 

Audio-Visual.

Scope and Content Note

See photo card catalog for photographs, cartoons, and slides.

Container List

 

Correspondence, 1952-1964

Box 1.

General, 1960

 

Unidentified, 1952-1955

 

Barclay, Thomas S., 1961

 

Basson, Jackie, 1961

 

Brandt, Willy, 1960

 

Brown, Edmund G., Sr., 1957

 

Byrne, Lional, 1955

 

Crowe, Philip K., 1961

 

Curray, James, 1961

 

Davis, S., 1961

 

De Villiers, Rene M., 1961-1963

 

Dlamini, Clement, 1961

 

Dobkins, Maurice, 1961-1963

 

Ekonomiese Institut, 1961

 

Elliott, Harold W., 1962

 

Eustace, P. J., 1961-1964

 

Fagan, H. A., 1960

 

Goldberg, A., 1961

 

Grant, W., 1961

 

Jablonski, Ann F., 1961

 

Jackson, Henry M., 1960

 

Joy, Admiral C. Turner, 1955

 

Kefauver, Estes, 1959

 

Kennedy, Edward, 1963

 

Kennedy, President John F., 1957-1961

 

Mbelu, Francis, 1961

 

Mphahtele, Armstrong, n.d.

 

Munro, Sterling S., 1960

 

Nugent, D. R., 1954

 

Parkington, M. W., 1961

 

Salisbury, O. J., 1961

 

Sargeant, Geoff, 1955

 

Sattar, Abdul, 1960-1962

 

Saund, D. S., 1960

 

Smith, Stephen E., 1959

 

Steyn, S. J. M., 1961

 

Terry, Godfrey A., 1961

 

United Party, 1961

 

Vatcher, Mr. and Mrs. William H., Sr., 1952

 

Viljoen, D. T., 1961-1962

 

Winter, William, 1952

 

Subject File, 1939-1965

Box 1.

Africa, South

 

General

 

Map

 

Miscellany

 

Notes by W. H. Vatcher

Box 2.

Songbooks

 

African National Congress

 

African Student Union

 

Apartheid

 

Botha, P. W.

 

Constitution

 

Description and travel - 1951-1965

 

Division of Information and Research

 

Doenges, T. E.

 

Economy

 

Education

 

Federasie van Afrikaanse Kultuurvereniginge (Federation of African Cultural Associations)

 

Forman, Lionel

 

Forssman, Magnus J. F.

 

Fox, Melvin J.

 

Hertzog, Gen. J. B. M.

 

Immigration

Box 3.

Kruger, President Jannie

 

Labor

 

National Union of South African Students

 

National Youth Organization

 

Political parties

 

Communist Party

 

Dominion Party

 

Federal Party

Box 4.

Miscellany

 

National Party

 

Progressive Party

 

South African Bond

 

South African Congress of Democrats

 

South African Labour Party

 

South-West Party

Box 5.

Union Party

 

Race relations

 

Schoeman, Johan

 

South Africa Foundation

 

South African Congress of Trade Unions

Box 6.

South African Indian Congress

 

South West Africa

 

Treason Trial, 1957-1961

 

United Nations

 

Biographical material

 

Congo

 

Japanese language - Study and teaching

 

Notebooks

Box 7.

Notebooks

Box 8.

Notes by W. H. Vatcher, study guides, worksheets

Box 9.

Notes by W. H. Vatcher, study guides, worksheets

 

Texts and workbooks

Box 10.

Texts and workbooks

Box 11.

Texts and workbooks

 

Korean War, 1950-1953

 

General

 

Memoranda

 

Notes by W. H. Vatcher

 

Printed material

Box 12.

Propaganda, American

 

Chinese in North Korea

Box 13.

North Korean Army and civilians

Box 14.

North Korean Army and civilians

 

Propaganda, North Korean

 

North Korean Army

 

South Korean Army

 

United Nations Forces

 

United States Army

 

Miscellany

 

United States - Army General School

Box 15.

World War, 1939-1945

 

Propaganda, American

 

General

 

China

 

Japanese Forces

Box 16.

Japanese Forces

 

Miscellany

 

Propaganda, Japanese

 

American Forces. Includes Douglas MacArthur letter.

 

Speeches and Writings, 1949-1962

Box 16.

Class outline and notes

 

Combat Propaganda: Guadalcanal, Marshalls, Marianas, Carolines, Iwo Jima,1949, draft of dissertation,

Physical Description: 1 typewritten copy.
Box 17.

Miscellaneous notes

 

Nationalist Struggle for Power in South Africa, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 photocopy.
 

Siberian Sketchbook, 1962,

Physical Description: 1 typewritten copy.
 

South Africa and the United States, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 typewritten draft.
 

Squawk Boxes and Paper Bombs, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 typewritten draft.
 

Miscellany.

Box 17.

Campaign buttons, souvenir pen (John F. Kennedy)

 

Audio-Visual. See photo card catalog for photographs, cartoons, and slides.