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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 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

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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

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

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

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