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William H. Honan collection of research materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSC-133

Content Description

Research source materials used in writing and researching the biography of Hector C. Bywater, Visions of Infamy. The material is arranged by chapter and includes holograph notes, newspaper clippings, correspondence, reports, drafts, articles, photographs, attaché reports, maps, notebooks, monographs and translations. Information can be found on inter-war U.S. and Japanese navies, the British Secret Service and the 1934 London Naval Conference. The remainder of the collection contains correspondence regarding Bywater, the publication of the book, the controversy with Mark Peattie and David Evans, reviews and comments on the book, Honan’s speeches regarding it and books by Hector C. Bywater.


  • 1934


Conditions Governing Access

Access is open to all researchers, unless otherwise specified.

Conditions Governing Use

Material in this collection is in the public domain, unless otherwise noted.


27 boxes

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