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Register of the Ivan D. Yeaton Papers, 1908-1979
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Series Description

Box No. 1.

MEMOIRS OF COLONEL IVAN D. YEATON (1919-1953), 1977.

Note

Memoirs may not be quoted without the written permission of Ivan D. Yeaton

Scope and Content Note

The "Memoirs" were written by Col. Ivan D. Yeaton, USA (Ret.), with editorial assistance from General A. C. Wedemeyer, USA (Ret.), Colonel Frank E. Mason, USA (Ret.), Major General Ralph C. Smith, USA (Ret.), and Charles G. Palm, deputy archivist at the Hoover Institution
Box No. 1.

SUBJECT FILE, 1939-1961.

Scope and Content Note

Reports, memoranda, correspondence, orders, citations, charts, and other matter, arranged alphabetically by subject
Box. 2-4.

MEMOIRS (1919-1953), 1974-1976.

Scope and Content Note

Additional material
Box No. 5-8.

INCREMENT, 1980.

Scope and Content Note

Writings, correspondence, orders, memoranda, notes, photographs, certificates, and memorabilia, 1908-1979, relating to U.S. military intelligence activities, the Soviet Union on the eve of World War II, the Chinese communists during the war, and postwar world politics

Container List

 

MEMOIRS (1919-1953), 1977

Box 1.

Final bound, typewritten photocopy, 1977 August (with appendices)

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1939-1961

Box 1.

Biographical file of Ivan D. Yeaton

 

General

 

Kuomintang passport to enter Chinese Communist Party area (Yenan)

 

Personnel file, Office of the Assistant Military Attaché, Shanghai, China, 1946-1947

 

McFarland, Kermit

 

Richard Sorge spy case

 

Russia

 

Correspondence file of Ivan D. Yeaton as military attaché, Moscow, 1939-1941

 

Memorandum on the Soviet labor unions prepared for Ivan D. Yeaton. typewritten draft, n.d.

 

Report by Ivan D. Yeaton

 

"Russia Combat Estimate," typewritten, mimeographed copy, 1942 April 1

 

[Soviet petroleum production]. Typewritten draft, 1947 November 19

 

"Fourth International." Typewritten carbon copy, 1947 November 26

 

"Northeast Asia." Typewritten copy, n.d.

 

U.S. Department of Defense. Directive: Standards of Conduct, 1961 December 12. Printed copy

 

Wedemeyer, A. C., General, "The Truth About Korea," national radio and television talk delivered in Los Angeles, California, 1952 November 2. Typewritten, mimeographed copy

 

MEMOIRS (1919-1953), 1974-1976

Box 2.

First typewritten draft, 1974 June

 

First typewritten draft with corrections by Ivan D. Yeaton, 1974 August

 

First typewritten draft with corrections by Ivan D. Yeaton, A. C. Wedemeyer, Frank E. Mason, Ralph C. Smith, and Charles G. Palm, 1974 September

 

Second typewritten draft, 1976 January (with appendices)

Box 3.

Faymonville file

 

Ribbon copy of "Memoirs"

Box 4.

Bound typewritten photocopies of the "Memoirs," 2 copies

 

Suggested changes for copies to be produced after 1977 August 8

Box Box No. 5-8.

INCREMENT, 1980.

Scope and Content Note

Writings, correspondence, orders, memoranda, notes, photographs, certificates, and memorabilia, 1908-1979, relating to U.S. military intelligence activities, the Soviet Union on the eve of World War II, the Chinese communists during the war, and postwar world politics