Preliminary Inventory of the Charles Andrew Willoughby papers

Finding aid prepared by Daniel Case
Hoover Institution Library and Archives
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Title: Charles Andrew Willoughby papers
Date (inclusive): 1945-1961
Collection Number: 61013
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English .
Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 envelope, 1 phonorecord (2.5 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Drafts, reports, correspondence, newsletters, and printed matter, relating to the World War II campaigns of General Douglas MacArthur in the Pacific, the Richard Sorge espionage case, the anti-communist movement in the United States, Cold War defense needs of the United States, and Japanese rearmament
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.

Publication Rights

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

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1961.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charles Andrew Willoughby papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Biographical Note

Major general, United States Army; chief of intelligence, Army Forces in the Far East, 1941-1951.
1892: Born, Heidelberg, Germany
1910: Immigrated to the United States; enlisted in the United States Army, 5th Infantry
1914: Received his Bachelor of Arts, Gettysburg College; commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the Officers' Volunteer Corps of the United States Army
1917: Joined the American Expeditionary Force as a Captain
1936: Promoted to Lieutenant Colonel
1942: Named Chief of Staff for Intelligence under General MacArthur's staff for the Southwest Pacific Area
1951: Retired from the military
1972: Died, Naples, Florida

Scope and Content of Collection

Drafts, reports, correspondence, newsletters, and printed matter, relating to the World War II campaigns of General Douglas MacArthur in the Pacific, the Richard Sorge espionage case, the anti-communist movement in the United States, Cold War defense needs of the United States, and Japanese rearmament

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Sound recordings
Anti-communist movements -- United States
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean
Officers
Japan -- Defenses
United States -- Defenses
Espionage, Russian -- East Asia
United States. Army
MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964
Sorge, Richard, 1895-1944

 

Biographical File 1950

box 1, folder 1

Army and Navy Legion of Honor membership announcement 1950

box 1, folder 2

Honorary dinner menu 1950

box 1, folder 3

National Sojourners honorary membership certificate undated

 

The Anti-Communist Movement File 1945-1962

 

Legal Documents 1958, 1960

box 1, folder 4

Un-American Committee Hearings 1958, 1960

 

Periodicals 1957-1962

box 1, folder 5-8

American Mercury, 1957-1960

box 1, folder 9

Up Ye Dead undated

box 1, folder 10

The Weekly Crusader, 1961-1962

box 1, folder 11

General 1961, undated

box 1, folder 12

Correspondence 1945-1960

 

World War II - Southwest Pacific Area Campaign 1944-1946

 

Printed Matter 1946

box 2, folder 1-2, box 1, folder 13-14

"Index to ATIS Publications," 1946

box 2, folder 3

"The Return Of Mac Arthur," undated

 

Research Reports 1944-1945

box 2, folder 4

"Allied Prisoners of War In Japanese Hands - Allied Translator and Interpreter Section South West Pacific Area," 1945

box 2, folder 4

"Defects Arising From The Doctrine of "Spiritual Superiority" As Factors In Japanese Military Psychology - Allied Translator and Interpreter Section South West Pacific Area," 1945

box 2, folder 4

"The Exploitation of Japanese Documents - Allied Translator and Interpreter Section South West Pacific Area," 1944

box 2, folder 5

"Japanese violations of the laws of war - Allied Translator and Interpreter Section South West Pacific Area," 1945

box 2, folder 5

"The Pearl Harbor Operation - Allied Translator and Interpreter Section South West Pacific Area," 1945

 

Printed Matter 1957-1961

box 2, folder 6

Foreign Intelligence Digest 1957-1961

 

Richard Sorge Espionage Case

 

Printed Material

box 3, folder 1

"A Partial Documentation of the Sorge Espionage Case," 1950

 

Speeches and Writings

 

Richard Sorge Case Drafts

box 3, folder 2

Partial Draft

box 3, folder 3

Notes prepared by Richard Sorge in lieu of a statement - Tokyo District Criminal Court

 

Manuscripts,

box 3, folder 4

Soviet American Spy Ring Part II: Smedley and Associates - 1 Complete Manuscript

box 3, folder 5

Soviet American Spy Ring Part II: Smedley and Associates - 1 Incomplete Manuscript

General note

Part 1 Missing (only 4 typed copies made of part 1)
 

Research Notes

box 3, folder 6

The Sorge Espionage Case - Shanghai - Tokyo - New York 1941-1951

onsite digital

General Willoughby sound recording 1951 September 4

Access note

Use copy reference number: 61013_a_0002844

Scope and Contents note

Willoughby speaks on the future of Japan and what it means for the future of Asia and the Pacific area. 1 sound disc
 

Photographs

envelope mA

2 sheets of reproductions of photographs and drawings of General Charles A. Willoughby; 12 photographs of guests at a dinner given by General Willoughby in honor of Harold H. Fisher, Directory of the Hoover Institution at the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo, Japan 1950 January 23

box 4

Album fB: photographs taken by U.S. Army Forces in the Pacific, 1947, of Japanese paintings exhibited at the Ueno Museum, Tokyo depicting scenes of Japanese military and naval forces in action in China and the pacific 1937-1945