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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: William Jefferson Marshall Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1942-1975
    Collection number: 81061
    Creator: Marshall, William Jefferson, 1903-
    Collection Size: 2 manuscript boxes, 6 envelopes, 1 oversize folder (1.5 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Diaries, orders, reports, correspondence, clippings, certificates, maps, cartoons, and photographs, relating mainly to U.S. naval operations in the Atlantic and Pacific Theaters during World War II.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films 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 audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], William Jefferson Marshall papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Access Points

    United States. Navy--Officers.
    World War, 1939-1945.
    World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations.
    United States--Armed Forces.

    Biographical Note

    1903, February 5 Born, Henderson, Kentucky
    1925 B.S., United States Naval Academy
    1933 M.S., University of California, Berkeley
    1939-1941 Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Goff
    1942 Commanding Officer, U.S.S. Winslow
    1942-1943 Commander, United States Navy, Flag Secretary, Staff Commander, Destroyers Atlantic Fleet
    1943-1944 Commander, Destroyer Division Thirty-Six Atlantic Fleet, commanded destroyers during Normandy Invasion
    1944-1945 Captain, United States Navy, Commander, Destroyer Squadron Forty-Eight Pacific Fleet, commanded destroyers during Philippine Invasion and Okinawa Invasion