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Stanley W. Jones Papers

An inventory of his papers at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Jones, Stanley W.
Title: Stanley W. Jones Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1959-1964
Quantity: 0.25 linear ft.
Abstract: Itineraries and clippings regarding U.S. Army General Stanley W. Jones. Majority relates to his visits to Korea and Japan as head of the Army Audit Agency.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Major General Stanley W. Jones attended the United States Military Academy at West Point and received his law degree from the University of Virginia. He served in World War II in France, Holland and Germany, and by 1954 he attained the rank of brigadier general. In 1957, during his service as assistant Judge Advocate General for military justice, he was promoted to major general. In 1961 he was reassigned as Chief of the Army Audit Agency where he served until 1965. Over the course of his career he received numerous awards and commendations, including the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Distinguished Service Medal, and the Belgian Croix de Guerre.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Stanley W. Jones Papers consists of itineraries, articles by Jones, and clippings about him. The material largely relates to three visits Jones made as Chief of the Army Audit Agency (Hawaii, Japan, and Korea) in January of 1962.

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Arrangement of the Collection

Clippings are arranged chronologically. Other material is arranged alphabetically.

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Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Jones, Stanley W.

Corporate Bodies

United States. Army -- Accounting.
United States. Army Audit Agency.


Auditing, Internal -- United States.

Genres and Forms

Clippings (information artifacts)


Armed Forces -- Officers.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Stanley W. Jones,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Stanley W. Jones, 1964.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 22 Feb 2010
Revision history:

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Box 1 Hawaii Jan 1962
Box 1 Japan Jan 1962
Box 1 Korea Jan 1962
Published material
Box 1 Articles by 1962-1964
Box 1 Clippings about 1959-1964

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