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Moss C. Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0049

This collection consists of four photographs of an unknown unit. It also includes an order to report for induction, a brief description of ships Moss Brown boarded during his enlistment in World War II along with dates, and an insurance document from the Ninth Marine Reserve District. Also available are press clippings.

Dates

  • 1943 July 1-1945 May 1, undated

Conditions Governing Access

Manuscript and University Archives collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

The Moss C. Brown Papers collection consists of four photographs of an unknown unit. It also includes an order to report for induction, a brief description of ships Moss Brown boarded during his enlistment in World War II along with dates, and an insurance document from the Ninth Marine Reserve District. Also available are press clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Moss Crocket Brown was drafted for service in Detroit, MI on July 1, 1943. He was enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and was transported for different operations in the Pacific from Ulithi Island in the Caroline Islands. Ulithi served in the U.S. Navy’s base of operations during World War II. After the war, he also served in the Ninth Marine Reserves. No other biographical information is available.

Arrangement

This collection consists of a single folder.

Previous Citation

This collection was originally listed as a part of MS.2012. It was then listed as CSWS.WWII.3.0015 until receiving its current number.

Acquisition Note

This collection is the property of Special Collections.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480