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Capp (Robert L.) papers
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  • Use
  • Acquisition Information
  • Preferred Citation
  • Alternate Forms Available
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Related Material

  • Title: Robert L. Capp papers
    Date (inclusive): 1923-1998
    Collection Number: 99013
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.2 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Sound recording of interview, photographs, and miscellany, relating to the American occupation of Japan and aftermath of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Also includes photographs of victims of the Kanto (Tokyo) earthquake of 1923. Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 
    Creator: Capp, Robert L.
    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

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1999

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Robert L. Capp papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Alternate Forms Available

    Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 

    Biographical Note

    Technician 4, United States Army and member, occupation forces, Japan, 1945.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Materials relate to Capp's experiences during World War II in Japan, including a sound recording of an interview with Capp, photographs relating to the aftermath of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, Japan taken by Capp, and photographs found by Capp of victims of the 1923 Kanto earthquake near Tokyo by an unidentified photographer.

    Related Material

    The Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923, a Brown University Digital Collection of Materials from the Dana and Vera Reynolds Collection, available at http://dl.lib.brown.edu/kanto/ 

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan
    Audiotapes
    Atomic bomb
    United States -- Armed Forces -- Japan
    Kanto Earthquake, Japan, 1923