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Edward P. Stafford Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0210
Overview

This collection consists of an invitation to the commission ceremony for the USS Abercrombie in May 1944.

Dates: 1944 May 1

Erwin P. Currier Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0238
Overview

This collection documents Erwin P. Currier’s service with the U. S. Navy during World War II. Included is a CD of an interview with Currier as well as photocopies of photographs and service documents. Also included is information related to the histories of two ships on which Currier served: USS Card and USS Bennington.

Dates: 1998-2008

Fishing Instructions for a U. S. Navy Survival Kit

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3109
Abstract

This collection houses a World War II era set of Fishing Instructions for a Navy fishing survival kit designed to help a soldier survive in case of becoming stranded on islands. It outlines general rules for fishing, the contents of the kit with instructions for each part, and information about certain types of animals and plants. There is also a note on native peoples.

Dates: circa 1939-1945

Freytag Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0037
Abstract

This collection gives a glimpse into the life of the Freytag family, a miltary family from Wartburg, TN. The collection includes correspondence, press clippings, photographs, and certificates regarding the Freytag children, Albert Jr., Fred, and Maxwell. Albert Jr. was enlisted in the U.S. Marines, Fred was enlisted in the U.S. Navy, and Maxwell was enlisted in the U.S. Army. All materials are photocopies, donated by the family matriarch, Ethel H. Freytag.

Dates: 1936-1944, undated

Gideon Welles Letter to A. H. Rice

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0897
Abstract

In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles asks Congressman Alexander H. Rice (then serving on the Committee of Naval Affairs) to consider passing an amendment to secure equal payment for the clerical force of the Navy Yards. Welles mentions three reports of the Chief of the Bureau of Yards and Docks, which are not included in this collection.

Dates: 1866 June 20

Guy F. Landers Diary

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0256
Overview

A single handwritten diary (photocopy) of Guy Landers from his time in World War II. The diary includes short daily entries of Landers’ activities from August 1944 through July 1945 before and during his time on the USS Arkansas.

Dates: 1944 August 6-1945 July 31

H. L. Mencken Letter and Other Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1055
Abstract This collection consists primarily of a typed letter and corresponding envelope from Henry Louis Mencken in Baltimore, Maryland to Lieutenant Commander Leland P. Lovette in Annapolis, Maryland. In the letter, Mencken thanks Lovette for a pleasant note he sent and extends his delight at previously being able to spend an evening together enjoying each other's company. He concludes by inviting Lovette to call on him the next time he is in Baltimore and suggests they sample his cellar, noting...
Dates: 1932 September 30

Harold F. Broderick Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2612
Abstract

The Harold F. Broderick Collection, 1943, consists primarily of photographs of Attu Island during World War II. Also included is the Blue Star Flag.

Dates: 1943

Harold L. Masden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0301
Overview

This collection contains personal items as well as publications that document World War II soldier Harold Masden’s experiences in the war, particularly related to the attack on Pearl Harbor. Among Masden’s personal material are his typewritten accounts of his military service record and memoirs of his time in the war. Also included are publications about Pearl Harbor as well as a 25-year run of the “Pearl Harbor-Gram,” a newsletter published by the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association.

Dates: 1940, 1964-1991

Harold S. Fink Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0071
Abstract

This collection contains material regarding the military career of Harold S. Fink, a Lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve who served during World War II.

Dates: 1930-1981, undated

Helen F. Kuhns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2560
Abstract

The Helen F. Kuhns Papers, 1944-1963 (bulk 1945) consist primarily of incoming correspondence of Kuhns, a member of the women's naval branch during World War II. In addition to incoming correspondence, this collection also contains government issued pamphlets and flyers as well as correspondence to the Round Robin group.

Dates: 1944-1963 (bulk 1945)

Henry Bell and Son Special License

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3636
Abstract

This Special License to Ship into Insurrectionary States and Districts was awarded to Henry Bell and Son to enable them to ship merchandise to James Bond in Brownville, Tennessee. It is attached to a three-page inventory amounting to $1083.26. The inventory contains various articles of clothing and shoes, an assortment of fabric and sewing notions, coffee and several different kinds of spice, nails, and a saddle and harness.

Dates: 1863 September 19

Herman E. and Havens T. Spivey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AR-0519
Abstract This collection houses speeches, class notes, Sunday School notes, personal correspondence, World War II naval orders, photographs, invitations, reception programs, and several scrapbooks documenting the life and work of Dr. Herman Spivey and his wife, Havens (Taylor) Spivey. It also contains materials showing Spivey's international travels, including temporary driver's licenses issued in Great Britain and Europe, a vaccination card, and an Occupational Force Travel Permit printed in...
Dates: 1933-1991

Hogins Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0016
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, press clippings, recollections, and ephemera collected by Evelyn Hogins concerning World War II. It also includes material concerning Evelyn's mother, Annie Hogins, and Evelyn's brothers: Clifford, Lawrence "Buster", and Marshall Hogins. The brothers all served in the U.S. military. A significant portion of the collection is comprised of photocopies.

Dates: 1942-1945, 1966, 1984-1991

Interview with Lemuel Sparks

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3170
Abstract

This collection consists of an interview transcription with Lemuel Sparks conducted by G. Kurt Piehler and Viviana Chapa on March 13, 2001.

Dates: 2001 March 13

J. Guy Boswell Jr. Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0223
Overview

Photocopy of a six-page handwritten letter from J. Guy Boswell Jr. to his wife. Boswell penned this letter from Japan in 1945 while serving with the U.S. Navy. Boswell writes about the history and current state of the city of Yokohama as well as his experiences there. He also comments on the weather and his health.

Dates: 1945 September 18

J. Harold Harveston Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0063
Abstract

This collection consists of correspondence between J. Harold Harveston, a radioman in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and his parents. It also contains an undated newspaper clipping regarding Harveston from the Knoxville News Sentinel.

Dates: 1938 February 12; 1939 November 28; undated

J. Porter Taylor Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0171
Abstract

This collection features materials related to James Porter Taylor's interactions with the Office of Naval Officers Procurement and the Selective Service during World War II while he worked for the Tennessee Valley Authority. Materials include classification cards, correspondence, service documents, and TVA memorandums.

Dates: 1911, 1940-1945

James A. Ramsey Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0138
Abstract

This collection includes material from James A. Ramsey's service during World War II as a part of the U.S. Navy. It features his diary, a copy of his journal, a seaman's handbook, several photographs, documents from his naval service, and a series of naval stories written by Ramsey after his service.

Dates: 1942-1945, 1973-1984

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