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James K. Polk Note

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2258
Abstract

In a September 5, 1846 note, President James K. Polk announces the assignment of Lieutenant Thomas Brounell to inspection duty for steam ships that the government contracted through Edward Mills for mail carrying.

Dates: 1846 September 5

Jerome Kaufman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0120
Abstract

This collection includes several letters written to World War II soldier Jerome Kaufman, who served with the U.S. Navy, from his family and wife, as well as military documents from his service.

Dates: 1942-1945, undated

John M. Gabard Letters

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0302
Overview

This collection contains typewritten copies of letters written by John Gabard during his military service in World War II. From January 1944 to September 1945, Gabard wrote almost daily to various family members including his mother, wife, and siblings.

Dates: 1944 January 2-1945 September 27

Joseph C. Strong Journals

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1031
Abstract

The first of the journals in this collection recounts Joseph C. Strong's service in the U. S. Navy aboard the warship Trumbull as it escorted other ships from London to the Caribbean in 1800 and 1801. The second larger journal tells of Strong's activities in and around Knoxville in 1816 as he helped to establish a Bible Society. Both of these journals are typewritten copies of the originals.

Dates: 1800-1801, 1816

Joseph E. Kelly Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0197
Abstract

This collection contains research bibliographies, notes, newsclippings, and a historical account ,“The Splinter Fleet,” written by World War II veteran Joseph E. Kelly about his experience in the war.

Dates: 1945

LaTain Smith McGhee WWII Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2628
Abstract

The LaTain Smith McGhee WWII Memoir, 2001 contains a personal memoir of LaTain Smith McGhee's service in the United States Navy during World War II. Also included are several photographs, as well as transfer orders, awards, and discharge papers.

Dates: 2001

M. B. Bibee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2551
Abstract

The M. B. Bibee Papers, 1942-1946, consist primarily of correspondence to Bibee during World War II, and letters of recommendation about Bibee. The collection also includes several poems written by Bibee, as well as Navy newsletters.

Dates: 1942-1946

McGill Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0069
Abstract

This collection contains documents concerning the McGill family from Knoxville, TN. Four of the McGill children, addressed in this collection, served in the U.S. military during World War II.

Dates: ca. 1940-2000, undated

Melvin Carr Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2607
Abstract

The Melvin Carr Oral History, 2001, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Melvin Carr by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Nashwa Van Houts of the University of Tennessee for the Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on his World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods.

Dates: 2001

Navy Department "Eyes for the Navy" Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0194
Abstract

This collection consists of a memo from the Navy Department asking citizens to donate binoculars, telescopes and spy-glasses for the war effort, a part of the "Eyes for the Navy" campaign. Also included is a check made out to Eleanor F. Buffat and a signed letter from Franklin Delano Roosevelt, then the Assistant Secretary of the Navy, thanking her for her war-time contribution.

Dates: 1918 March 18, April 18

Neal O'Steen Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1993
Abstract

In this oral history, Neal O'Steen recounts his childhood in Bedford County, Tennessee and his service as an orderly in Virginia and as a Pharmacist's Mate in San Francisco during World War II. He also describes his service in Virginia during the Korean War.

Dates: 2002 April 2

Nick Christodoulou Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0180
Abstract

This collection contains the publications of World War II veteran Nick Christodoulou Jr., including his memoir.

Dates: 1985-2007

Oliver M. Summers Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0148
Abstract

This collection includes news articles, currency, and photographs from Oliver Summers's service during World War II. Also included are his graduation invitations and an installation of officers pamphlet from Summers's 1953 commencement ceremonies at UT Memphis.

Dates: 1945-1946, 1953, 1975, undated

Patricia Ingram Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2609
Abstract

The Patricia Ingram Collection, 1951-1952, consists of the narrative of the USS Cambria APA 36's tour of duty in the Mediterranean in 1951-1952. The collection includes a book and a map.

Dates: 1951-1952

Paul Hutten Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0198
Abstract

This collection contains several editions of “The Masthead (USS Hydrus)” newsletter and a photocopy of a World War II-era map of Okinawa, Japan.

Dates: 1945-1987

Photograph of David Farragut's Quarters on Mare Island, California

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1844
Abstract

A single mounted photograph showing the home Admiral David Farragut lived in between 1854 and 1858 while in California. Writing on the photograph indicates that the photograph was taken on October 25, 1905. Text on the photograph also reads "546 - House - 'Q.'"

Dates: 1905 October 25

Photograph of U. S. Navy Women

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3025
Abstract

This photograph, taken in 1943, records twenty-six women and two men in Navy uniforms before a plane. Imprinted on the front is "AMM M-14 SEC. A / NATTC Memphis 43."

Dates: 1943

Ray Higgins Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2604
Abstract

The Ray Higgins Oral History, 2000, is a typescript from an oral history interview with Ray Higgins by Dr. Kurt Piehler and Ellen Eberts of the University of Tennessee for the Veteran's Oral History Project conducted by the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on his World War II experiences, but also covers pre-war and post-war periods.

Dates: 2000

Rodney Q. Nelson Jr. Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1971
Abstract

This collection houses a typescript of an oral history interview with Rodney Quin Nelson Jr. conducted by Charles Johnson for the Veteran's Oral History Project of the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview focuses primarily on Nelson's World War II experiences in the U. S. Navy.

Dates: 1987 August 18

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