Register of the William Jefferson Marshall Papers, 1942-1975

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Register of the William Jefferson Marshall Papers, 1942-1975

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
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Processed by:
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Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

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.
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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

Container List


BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, ca. 1955-1975

Box 1, Folder 1

Biography of Marshall by the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States of America, Inc., 1975 October 3

Folder 2

Clippings, ca. 1955

Folder 3

Resume, ca. 1960


DIARIES, 1942-1945

Box 1, Folder 4

War diaries, including action reports, reports of operations, and other related naval correspondence, 1942 May 23-1945 May 1



Box 1, Folder 5

Eller, E. M., Admiral, 1957

Folder 6

Ferrari-Aggradi, Filippo, 1959

Folder 7

Flanary, Mildred K., 1955

Folder 8

Marshall, Nancy (wife), 1942-1945

Folder 9

United States. Navy Department. Bureau of Personnel, 1945-1955


OFFICE FILE, 1953-1956

Box 1, Folder 10

Naval Operations, Navy Department - Assignments for additional duty, naval memoranda, etc., 1953 April 13-1956 January 28


SUBJECT FILE, ca. 1815-1960

Box 1, Folder 11

"Battle Experience: Supporting Operations for the Invasion of Northern France," 1944 June

Folder 12

Hatch, Alden, General Ike, ca. 1944 (excerpt)

Folder 13

McCandless, Bruce - Request for resurrection, 1954 March 25


Military economic intelligence

Folder 14

Eisenberg, Robert, "Economic Contributions from Occupied Areas: German Experiences," n.d.

Folder 15

German economic intelligence

Folder 16

Keller, Joseph W., "The Changing Nature and Need of Economic Intelligence," 1944 July 14

Folder 17

Kirsch, D. G., "The Field of Activity of the War Economy Staff: Foreign Division," 1943 July 1

Folder 18

National Security Act, 1947

Folder 19

Rose, Robert M., "Documents Addressed to Robert M. Rose and Others, 1815-1823"


MISCELLANEOUS, ca. 1942-1955

Box 2, Folder 20

Citations, awards, certificates, etc.


Navy cartoons

Box Map case

Navy war maps, 1937-1945



photo-file Photo file

See photo card file