Register of the Delos Carleton Emmons papers

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Title: Delos Carleton Emmons papers
Date (inclusive): 1904-1951
Collection Number: 69019
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.4 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, reports, and orders, relating to the U.S. military mission to Great Britain in 1940, and to U.S. troops stationed in Hawaii and on the U.S. Pacific coast during World War II.
Creator: Emmons, Delos C. (Delos Carleton), 1888-1965


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Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1969.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Delos Carleton Emmons Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

World War, 1939-1945 -- Hawaii
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States
World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain
United States. Air Force


Container List

box 1

Correspondence: Official and unofficial, 1939-1948 (including papers regarding relinquishment of Western Defense Command).


Correspondence: Appointments - Retirement, 1904-1951.


Orders of Emmons' (personal, special, general).


Correspondence: miscellaneous, unofficial and official (list of persons included in front of folder; includes Nimitz, Chester W.; Hurley, Patrick; Eisenhower, Dwight D.; Stimson, Henry L; Spruance, Raymond A.; Woodring, Harry; Wei, Li-huang; Symington, W. Stuart; Lattimore, Owen; Rickenbacker, Eddie; Richardson, Robert C.


Miscellaneous notes (29 pp.) on U.S. Military Mission to the United Kingdom (1940), headed by Emmons.


Midway Island - Official Reports (confidential, secret) and two letters regarding Midway.


Report on National Defense Agencies: use of Army Air Force (30 pp.). Prepared about 1939?


Telegrams: Official 1942-46, military matters, martial law in Hawaii.


Marshall, Gen. George C. - correspondence from Marshall, 1940-44.




a. Brazilian flight


b. Appointment - congratulations


c. Decorations and commendations


Correspondence - clippings Martial Law in Hawaii.


Correspondence - miscellanea Martial Law in Hawaii.


Correspondence and notes re Emmons' departure from Hawaii.