William J. Campbell papers, 1924-1954.


William J. Campbell papers, 1924-1954.

Papers of William J. Campbell, an Oshkosh, Wisconsin, businessman and politician, including correspondence, 1939-1954; reports and speeches, 1924-1948, 1950-1954, and undated; and other material concerning state politics and the Republican Party. Many of the papers relate to the proposed presidential candidacy of General Douglas MacArthur in 1948. Also included are clippings and scrapbooks, 1947-1951, pertaining to Campbell's efforts to acquire the T.B. Walker Indian Paintings collection for the Wisconsin Historical Society, and clippings and pictures dealing with General Douglas MacArthur.

1.4 c.f. (1 archives box and 2 flat boxes)

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MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964

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General of the Army Douglas MacArthur (26 January 1880 – 5 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army. He was Chief of Staff of the United States Army during the 1930s and played a prominent role in the Pacific theater during World War II. He received the Medal of Honor for his service in the Philippines campaign, which made him and his father Arthur MacArthur Jr. the first father and son to be awarded the medal. He was one of only five to rise to the ...

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