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Register of the Eugene H. Dooman Papers, 1918-1973.
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Eugene H. (Hoffman) Dooman Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1918-1973
    Collection number: 76052
    Creator: Dooman, Eugene H., 1890-
    Collection Size: 2 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope (0.9 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Manuscripts of writings, transcripts of speeches, correspondence, diaries, and printed matter, relating to U.S. foreign policy in the Far East, U.S. Japanese relations, the decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan, and Allied policy regarding the occupation of Japan.
    Physical location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is 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], Eugene H. Dooman Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1976.

    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.

    Access Points

    United States. Dept. of State.
    United States. Embassy (Japan)
    Atomic bomb.
    World War, 1939-1945.
    World War, 1939-1945--Diplomatic history.
    World War, 1939-1945--Japan.
    East Asia.
    East Asia--Foreign relations--United States.
    Japan.
    Japan--Foreign relations--United States.
    Japan--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1952.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    United States--Armed Forces.
    United States--Foreign relations--East Asia.
    United States--Foreign relations--Japan.
    Diplomats--United States.
    Nuclear energy.

    Biographical Note

    1890, March 25 Born, Osaka, Japan
    1911 B.A., Trinity College
    1912 Appointed student interpreter in Japan
    1915 Vice-Consul, Kobe, Japan
    1921 Assistant Japanese secretary, Tokyo
    1924 Foreign Service officer
    1926 Japanese Secretary and Second Secretary, Tokyo
    1931 First Secretary, London
    1936 Consul-General, London
    1937-1941 Counsellor of Embassy, Tokyo
    1942 Returned to State Department, Washington, D.C.
      American Minister and Charge d'Affaires, Moscow
    1943 Returned to United States to help organize the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA)
    1944 Appointed Special Assistant to Former Ambassador Joseph C. Grew
      Chairman of the Far East Sub-Committee of the State-War-Navy Coordinating Committee
    1945 Advisor on Far East Affiars, Potsdam Conference
    1944-1945 Advisor on Japanese affairs to Office of Strategic Services, Washington, D.C.
    1969 Died

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Manuscripts of writings, transcripts of speeches, correspondence, diaries, and printed matter, relating to U.S. foreign policy in the Far East, U.S. Japanese relations, the decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan, and Allied policy regarding the occupation of Japan.