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A Register of the Joseph Warren Stilwell Papers
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Description
Diaries, correspondence, radiograms, memoranda, reports, military orders, writings, annotated maps, clippings, printed matter, sound recordings, and photographs, relating to the political development of China, the Sino-Japanese Conflict of 1937-1945, and the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II. Includes some subsequent Stilwell family papers. World War II diaries also available on microfilm (3 reels). Transcribed copies of all the diaries are available at http://www.hoover.org/library-archives/collections/diaries-general-joseph-w-stilwell-1900-1946 .
Background
A chronology of Joseph Warren Stilwell's Assignments, Chronology of Promotions, and List of Decorations follows the Biographical NotePrepared by John EasterbrookPrepared by John EasterbrookPrepared by John Easterbrook
Extent
91 manuscript boxes, 14 oversize boxes, 1 cubic foot box, 4 album boxes, 4 boxes of slides, 7 envelopes, 3 scrapbooks, 3 phonotape cassettes, maps and charts, memorabilia (54.9 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives
Availability
The collection is open for research, except for Box 39 which is closed. Only microfilm copies of the contents of Box 39 (1941-1944 diaries) may be used. Diaries in boxes 36-38 and 40 may be used only one folder at a time. Use copies of all sound recordings in this collection are available for immediate access.