THE THOMAS AND DOROTHY LEAVEY CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF LOS ANGELES RESEARCH COLLECTION
DOCKWEILER FAMILY COLLECTION, 1827-1996 (CSLA-12)
Series 1. Family Members. Subseries C: Edward Vincent Dockweiler (1901-1961)
Materials re naval service and captivity in Philippines and Japan of Edward Dockweiler: family corr., telegrams, corr. with Navy and War Department. Some corr. originally bound together as "Correspondence June 1941 to Lt. Commander Edward Vincent Dockweiler, CC., U.S.N."
Red Cross prisoner of war bulletins; Far Eastern Prisoners of War Bulletin; originally with material on Edward Dockweiler's captivity under the Japanese
Correspondence between Dockweiler family members and from friends and U.S. government to family re Edward Dockweiler's captivity under the Japanese; corr. between Edward, Jr., and Grandfather Isidore B. Dockweiler
Copies of Dockweiler family corr. and telegrams concerning Edward Dockweiler's naval service in Philippines and imprisonment by the Japanese; includes communications from, and photographs of, Edward Dockweiler while in captivity
Correspondence and telegrams re imprisonment and release of Edward Dockweiler; clippings re same; copies of messages broadcast by Edward Dockweiler while imprisoned; E. Dockweiler's Navy biography
Photostatic copy of letter of commendation for Edward Dockweiler by Colonel Roger Hilsman, Colonel U.S. Army Commanding, Negros, Philippines
Report to Naval Department by Edward Dockweiler on personal duties and activities from beginning of war in Philippines to end of war in Japan; original included letter of commendation from Colonel Roger Hilsman. Cf. Box 2, Folder 6, this subseries
Photostatic copies of Edward Dockweiler letter to wife Jeanne, written while in Japanese prisoner of war camp
Post-war correspondence by Edward Dockweiler re business and family matters; corr. from Isidore B. Dockweiler to son Edward Dockweiler
Materials re death of Edward Dockweiler: probate of will documents, record of stock transfer, letters of thank you, IRS records, insurance claims and corr. Originally in folder entitled "Dockweiler, Edward Vincent, Deceased C-6367"
Photocopies of Edward Dockweiler service discharge papers; correspondence with former Canadian POW re his commendation; survey of naval career of Edward Dockweiler. E. Dockweiler legal affidavit re war crimes in Prisoner of War Camp 3-D, Japan
1945-1949 (dates broken)
Edward Dockweiler letter to sister Mary Dockweiler; wedding announcement and telegram of congratulations, and funeral program re Edward Dockweiler, Junior, son of Edward Dockweiler; photocopy of E. Dockweiler's Bronze Star Citation and letter re same to Edward Dockweiler, Jr.
Series 3. Photographs. Individual Portraits. Edward Vincent Dockweiler
Edward Dockweiler as naval midshipman. 20 photographs
Baby pictures of Edward Dockweiler, Jr., 2 photographs
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