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 William Powell Jones Papers Inventory

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Inventory
Box 1: Folder 1, Folder 2, Folder 3, Folder 4, Folder 5, Folder 6, Folder 7
Box 2
Box 3

BOX 1:

FOLDER 1: Memos/Correspondence:
Nov. 25, 1942 Letter to "Pete" from "Homer" on Chemical Warfare School letterhead
Jan. 18, 1943 Notice of temporary appointment from J.A. Ulio
Jan. 19, 1943 Extract of special orders from Laurence P. Dowd
Jan. 20, 1943 Telegram with instructions to report to military intelligence service language school from J.A. Ulio
Jan. 25, 1943 Instructions for assignment of officers from Laurence P. Dowd
Feb. 11, 1943 Memo concerning transfer of Jones to different section from Joseph K. Dickey
Feb. 11, 1943 Memo concerning leave of absence from Laurence P. Dowd
Apr. 4, 1943 Memo concerning leave of absence from Laurence P. Dowd
Jun. 14, 1943 Extract concerning leave of absence from Laurence P. Dowd
Aug. 13, 1943 Booklet and extract concerning Jones' change in assignment from language school to MI Service in Washington, D.C.
Aug. 18, 1943 Extract concerning leave of absence from Laurence P. Dowd
Aug. 19, 1943 Extract concerning orders of Col. Rasmussen from Laurence P. Dowd
Sept. 23, 1943 Memo concerning revision of technical manual
Nov. 1, 1943 Memo concerning date of last payment from Norman R. Cohn
Nov. 10, 1943 Memo concerning leave of absence from W.E. Fitzgerald
Dec. 14, 1943 Memo to Col. Booth from Jones concerning fortification of Japanese defense zones in the Central and South Pacific
Apr. 24, 1944 Memo concerning leave of absence from J.F. Ruth
May 25, 1944 Memo to personnel office from Truman M. Martin concerning Jones' nomination to attend Command and General Staff School
Sept. 1, 1944 Extract concerning Jones' promotion to rank of major from Julean Arnold, Jr.
Sept. 8, 1944 Memo concerning leave of absence from W.E. Fitzgerald
Dec. 16, 1944 Memo concerning leave of absence from W.E. Fitzgerald
Jan. 10, 1945 Memo concerning commendation from work on Japanese manpower from Clayton Bissell, Russ Osmun, J.R. Lovell [2 copies]
Jan. 31, 1945 Orders for temporary duty at Camp Ritchie, MD, from J.F. McGuire
Mar. 8, 1945 Memo concerning leave of absence from W.E. Fitzgerald
Apr. 2, 1945 Memo concerning G-2/MIS Situation Lectures from Marcus S. Goldman
May 15, 1945 Memo concerning leave of absence from W.E. Fitzgerald
May 24, 1945 Memo concerning manpower project from Willis A. Perry
Jun. 1, 1945 Memo concerning G-2/MIS Situation Lectures from Marcus S. Goldman
Jun. 8, 1945 Memo concerning leave of absence
Aug. 10, 1945 Memo concerning G-2/MIS Situation Lectures from Marcus S. Goldman
Aug. 25, 1945 Memo concerning leave of absence from W.E. Fitzgerald
Aug. 29, 1945 Memo concerning change of command from J.R. Lovell
Sept. 10, 1945 Memo concerning G-2/MIS Situation Lectures from Marcus S. Goldman
Sept. 21, 1945 Letter from president of Case Western, W.G. Leutner, seeking release from active duty with copy of letter from Leutner to Adjutant General
Sept. 26, 1945 Memo from Jones to Deputy Chief of Staff requesting release from active duty
Sept. 29, 1945 Farewell memo from Alfred McCormack
Oct. 1, 1945 Memo with routing slip from J.D.P. Chapman to Clayton Bissell concerning casualty study
Oct. 18, 1945 Memo from Jones to TAG War Dept. concerning information for release from active duty
Oct. 24, 1945 Memo concerning appreciation for service from Edward F. Witsell
Oct. 24, 1945 Memo concerning appointment in Officer's Reserve Corps from John L. Carter
Oct. 24, 1945 Extract concerning release from active duty from Edward F. Witsell [3 copies]
Dec. 11, 1945 Memo concerning War Dept. Staff Citation from F.E. Cookson
Mar. 9, 1946 Letter to Jones from Frances P. Bolton concerning Jones' return to Case Western Reserve University
Mar. 22, 1946 Memo concerning Army Commendation Ribbon from F.E. Cookson with memo on the same from P.E. Peabody and with Dec. 18, 1945 circular concerning the Army Commendation Ribbon
Apr. 17, 1946 Notice concerning National Service Life Insurance policy from F.J. Hoesch of the Veterans Administration
Dec. 15, 1948 Extract of special regulations for reserve officers from Edward F. Witsell and Omar N. Bradley
Feb. 2, 1950 Memo concerning revocation of mobilization assignment from C.S. Tyler
Apr. 7, 1951 Extract of special orders for transfer from Active Reserve to Inactive Reserve from F.A. Pesmenski
Jul. 17, 1951 Extract of special orders for transfer from Inactive Reserve to Honorary Reserve from T.J. Capka
Jul. 20, 1951 Memo concerning change of reserve status to honorary reserve from T.J. Capka with 2 copies of Jul. 17 extract
Dec. 23, 1952 Memo concerning appointment as Reserve commissioned officer from W.L. Plants
Undated Written description of Jones' duties
Undated Far Eastern Unit Telephone Directory

 

FOLDER 2: Forms/Applications/Certificates:
Feb. 14, 1942 Registration Certificate
Oct. 27, 1942 Report of Physical Examination signed by Albert L. Olsen, Robert O. Strauch, and Jerome I. Wertheimer
Jan. 25, 1943 Application for National Service Life Insurance
Jan. 25, 1943 Authorization for Allotment of Pay
Jan. 28, 1943 War Savings Bond, Class A Pay Reservation Application
Mar. 3, 1943 War Savings Bond, Class A Pay Reservation Application
Mar. 9, 1943 Authorization for Allotment of Pay to Mrs. Nellie P. Jones [mother]
Mar. 9, 1943 Authorization for Allotment of Pay to Mrs. Marian Ginn Jones [wife]
Jun. 18, 1943 Intelligence School Certificate
Aug. 19, 1943 MIS Language School Clearance Certificate signed by Claire E. Armstrong and others
Sept. 5, 1944 Blood Donor Certificate
Dec. 12, 1944 Immuninzation Register signed by John C. Whitacre
Sept. 25, 1945 Certificate of Appreciation from Military Intelligence Division, War Dept., signed by Clayton Bissell
Oct. 15, 1945 Officer's Pay Data Card
Oct. 23, 1945 Application for Appointment and Statement of Preferences for Reserve Officers
Oct. 24, 1945 War Dept, Military Intelligence Division Clearance Slip
Dec. 3, 1945 Certificate of Service/Military Record and Report of Separation signed by H.L. Ash [with copy]
Jan. 3, 1946 Notice of Classification
Feb. 2, 1946 Certificate of appointment
Mar. 17, 1948 Separation Qualification Record signed by H.L. Ash
Mar. 30, 1948 Signed and sealed copy of Separation Qualification Record
May 1, 1951 Reserve Officer's Qualification and Availability Questionnaire

 

FOLDER 3: Handouts
Syllabus for "General History of Japan"
Syllabus for "Institutional Factors in Japanese Nationalism" with handwritten notes
Outline for "Militarism and Japanese Expansion" with handwritten notes
Outline for "Problems of the Occupation in Japan" dated May 19, 1946
Outline for "Can We Democratize Japan?" dated Jan. 23, 1949
Outline for "Dissemination of Military Information" with handwritten notes
Outline for "Evaluation and Interpretation of Information" dated May 12, 1943, with handwritten notes
Outline for "Lecture on Essential Elements of Information"
"Japan: Reconstruction" dated Aug. 27, 1945
"Japan: Comment" and "Reconstruction" dated Aug. 28, 1945
"Inouye on Low Japanese Morale"
"Talk on Japan's Inadequate Culture" and "Appeal to Japanese Farmers"
"Japan Proper" dated Aug. 21, 1945
"Characteristics of the Japanese Army"
Bibliography
Interrogation manual

 

FOLDER 4: Class notes
Notes on Japanese military, 7 small pages
Draft of paper entitled "How Does G-2 Work?"
Notes on general military information, 6 pages
Notes on information and intelligence, 4 pages
Notes on mapping with paper protractor, 2 pages
Notes on Japanese military, 2 pages
Notes on Japanese history, 2 pages
Notes on Japanese language, 17 pages
Filled-in maps of Australia and The East Indies, Japan and Eastern China, and Southern Asia

 

FOLDER 5: Graded Work
Feb. 27, 1943 Geography exam; Mr. Yamada, Mr. Kumamoto, S/Sgt. Sakata, instructors
Mar. 6, 1943 Geography exam; Mr. Yamada, Mr. Kumamoto, S/Sgt. Sakata, instructors
Mar. 13, 1943 Geography exam; Mr. Yamada, Mr. Kumamoto, S/Sgt. Sakata, instructors
Mar. 27, 1943 Geography final exam; Mr. Yamada, Mr. Kumamoto, S/Sgt. Sakata, instructors
Undated Geography exam; Mr. Yamada, Mr. Kumamoto, S/Sgt. Sakata, instructors
Apr. 10, 1943 Heigo exam; Mr. Oshida, instructor
Apr. 10, 1943 Heigo exam; T/Sgt. Nishida, instructor
Apr. 10, 1943 Heigo exam; Mr. Nagase, instructor
May 7, 1943 Heigo final exam; Mr. Tanimoto, instructor
5 graded translations dated May 17 & 18, 1943

 

FOLDER 6-Articles/Newspaper Clippings
"Americans Return From Jap Prison Camps," LIFE Vol. 13, No. 10 (Sept. 7, 1942)
George Barker, "The Improbable Empire: Imperial Tohoku University," The New Yorker (Jul. 11, 1942)
"General Marshall's Report," reprinted from ARMY TIMES (1943)
"Home is Lonesome World to This Pacific War Vet," The News (Feb. 16, 1945)
Walter Lippmann, "Today and Tomorrow: MacArthur in Japan," The Washington Post (Sept. 15, 1945)
William McDougall, "Liberated War Writer Feels Just Like Rip Van Winkle"
Orville Prescott, "Books of the Times: Japanese Militarism: Its Cause and Its Cure" The New York Times (May 18, 1945)
Orville Prescott, "Books of the Times: Through Japanese Eyes" The New York Times (Apr. 18, 1945)
Ernie Pyle, "Heart of Pacific War," The Washington News (Feb. 22, 1945)
Ernie Pyle, "Japs Are Dangerous," The Washington News (Feb. 24, 1945)
"Our Japanese Policy," The Star (Sept. 14, 1945)
Don Starr, "M'Arthur Calls Beaten Japan 4th Rate Nation," The Washington Post (Sept. 12, 1945)
"Text of the Report of General Marshall," The New York Times (Oct. 10, 1945)
"U.S. Bares Exploits of Nisei in Pacific," The New York Times (Oct. 14, 1945)
Sgt. Jack Vincent, "Onomatopeic War Words," The New York Times Magazine (Jul. 29, 1945)
"White House Statement on Initial Post-War Policy in Japan," The New York Tribune (Sept. 23, 1945)
Francis Sill Wickware, "The Japanese Language," LIFE

 

FOLDER 7: Miscellaneous:
5 photographs of French liberation at Toulon and Marseilles
Typed copy of Whiffenpoofs song
Print of unknown drawing
Print of Daumier's Advice to a Young Artist

BOX 2:

Tentative Manual of Military Intelligence. Camp Ritchie, Maryland: United States Army War Dept., Military Intelligence Training Center, January 1, 1943.
The Punch Below the Belt: Japanese Ruses, Deception Tactics, and Antipersonnel Measures. War Dept., Military Intelligence Division, August 1, 1945.
Thompson, Lt. Col. Paul W., Lt. Col. Harold Doud, and Lt. John Scofield. How the Jap Army Fights. Washington, D.C.: Infantry Journal-Penguin Books, [1942].
The War in Outline, 1939-1944: Materials for the Use of Army Orientation Course. Washington, D.C.: Infantry Journal, 1944.
Fighting on Guadalcanal. Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1943.
Marshall, Lt. Col. S.L.A. Island Victory: The Battle of Kwajalen Atoll, From Official Interviews With All The Men Who Fought. Washington, D.C.: Infantry Journal-Penguin Books, [1944]
Merrill's Marauders. Washington, D.C.: War Dept., Military Intelligence Division, June 4, 1945.
Papuan Campaign: The Buna-Sanananda Operation. Washington, D.C.: War Dept., Military Intelligence Division, May 1, 1944.
Salerno: American Operations from the Beaches to the Voltunro. Washington, D.C.: War Dept., Military Intelligence Division, August 26, 1945.
The Winter Line [Foreword by G.C. Marshall]. Washington, D.C.: War Dept., Military Intelligence Division, June 14, 1945.
Hirschfelder, J.O., David B. Parker, Arnold Kramish, Ralph Carlisle Smith, and Samuel Glasstone, eds.. The Effects of Atomic Weapons. Washington, D.C.: United States Dept. of Defense, United States Atomic Energy Commission, Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, September 1950.

BOX 3:

Dictionary of United States Army Terms. Washington, D.C.: War Department, January 18, 1944.
Handbook on the British Army with Supplements on the Royal Air Force and Civilian Defense Organizations. Washington, D.C.: War Department, 1943.
Staff Officer's Field Manual: Organization, Technical and Logistical Data. Washington, D.C.: War Department, December 21, 1944.
Basic Field Manual: FM 21-100, Soldier's Handbook. Washington, D.C.: War Department, July 23, 1941.
Technical Manual: Handbook on Japanese Military Forces, TM-E 30-480. Washington, D.C.: War Department, September 21, 1942.
Japanese Recruiting and Replacment System. Washington, D.C.: War Dept., Military Intelligence Division, June 1945.
Japanese Tank and Antitank Warfare. Washington, D.C.: War Dept., Military Intelligence Division, August 1, 1945.
Technical Manual: Handbook on Japanese Military Forces, TM-E 30 480 [with newspaper clipping "13 Japanese Dead To Each American"]. Washington, D.C.: War Department, 1944-5.
Applied Tactics, Japanese Army. Translation of Japanese Manual, revised 1938 [with memo from Military Intelligence Service Language School]. Washington, D.C.: Pacific Unit M.I.D., War Dept., October 1943.
Elisseeff , Serge and Edwin O. Reischauer. Selected Japanese Texts for University Students (Encylopaedias, Dictionaries, and Newspapers), Volume II. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942.
Engineer Bulletin No. 1: New Camouflage Techniques. Office of the Engineer, Western Defense Command and Fourth Army [1943].

 

 

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