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Preliminary inventory of the Karl R. Bendetsen papers
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Alternate Forms Available
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Karl R. Bendetsen papers
    Date (inclusive): 1917-1989
    Collection Number: 75100
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 716 manuscript boxes, 9 oversize boxes, 2 album boxes, 2 motion picture film reels, 6 sound cassettes, 1 videotape cassette, 1 framed certificate (314.9 linear feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, studies, interview transcripts, minutes, statements, orders, printed matter, scrapbooks, and audiovisual materials relating to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, American military organization and military policy during World War II and the Korean War, subsequent American defense policy, the Strategic Defense Initiative, American foreign policy, and the Champion International Corporation. Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Bendetsen, Karl R.

    Access

    Collection is open for research. Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 
    Use copies of some sound recordings in this collection are available for immediate access. To listen to other sound recordings or to view videos, films, or digital files 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 material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Karl R. Bendetsen papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1975.

    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.

    Alternate Forms Available

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

    Biographical Note

    American business executive; assistant and under secretary of the Army, 1950-1952; special United States representative to West Germany, 1956; special ambassador to the Philippines, 1956; chairman, Advisory Committee to the Secretary of Defense, 1962; president and chairman of the board, Champion International Corporation, 1952-1973.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, studies, interview transcripts, minutes, statements, orders, printed matter, scrapbooks, and audiovisual materials relating to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, American military organization and military policy during World War II and the Korean War, subsequent American defense policy, the Strategic Defense Initiative, American foreign policy, and the Champion International Corporation.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Champion International Corporation.
    United States. Army.
    United States. Department of Defense.
    Audiotapes.
    Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
    Korean War, 1950-1953.
    Motion pictures.
    Strategic Defense Initiative.
    United States--Defenses.
    United States--Military policy.
    Video tapes.
    World War, 1939-1945--United States.