Overview of the Arthur Granville Robinson papers

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Title: Arthur Granville Robinson papers
Date (inclusive): 1913-1968
Collection Number: 74055
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 1 envelope, 11 phonorecords (1.6 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Writings, printed matter, and phonorecords, relating to American naval operations in World War II, the bombing of the Marblehead in 1942, and trials of Japanese accused of war crimes.
Creator: Robinson, Arthur Granville, 1892-1967
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

Use

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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1974.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Arthur Granville Robinson papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Biographical Note

Vice admiral, United States Navy; captain, U.S.S. Marblehead, 1940-1942; president, Military Commission on War Crimes in the Pacific Area, 1946-1949.

Scope and Content of Collection

Writings, printed matter, and phonorecords, relating to American naval operations in World War II, the bombing of the Marblehead in 1942, and trials of Japanese accused of war crimes.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan
Sound recordings
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean
Officers
War crime trials
United States. Navy
Marblehead (Cruiser)

 

Sound recordings (Phonorecords)

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"Man Your Battle Stations" sound recording 1942-1945

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 74055_a_0002812

Scope and Contents note

Recruiting dramatization concerning the USS Marblehead
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"Cavalcade of America" sound recording 1942 June 21, 1956 September 16

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 74055_a_0002813

Scope and Contents note

Dramatization detailing the launch and story of the attack on the USS Marblehead in 1942. Original recording date of 21 Jun 1943. Hoover's copy is a 16 Sep 1956 "dubb"
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Sound reenactments of war crimes trials 1946 September 9-13

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 74055_a_0002814

Scope and Contents note

A reenactment of war crimes trials held in Guam of Japanese military officers. The Japanese are on trial for various crimes against American soldiers. Charges include, but are not limited to, murder and cannibalism. A panel discussion reflecting on the trials follows. A broadcast by a U.S. forces station in Guam. Labels mention: James Ellison, James Young, Flynn, USO Troupe
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Arthur G. Robinson Navy Day speech 1945 October 27

Conditions Governing Access note

Use copy reference number: 74055_a_0002894

Scope and Contents note

Label: By Rear Admiral A. G. Robinson with the compliments of A. F. N. Bremen
envelope mA

3 prints depicting Admiral Arthur G. Robinson and 1 print depicting the U.S.S. Marblehead

envelope mA

Rest of collection not yet described

box 1

Rest of collection not yet described