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Formal title:
Nicholas Brown papers
Extent:
70 items
Date range:
1690-1889 (bulk 1844-1849)
Abstract:
Consists of letters, poems, and autographs received by Nicholas Brown and his wife Caroline Matilda Clements Brown, primarily during Brown's term as U.S. Consul to Italy.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS-1U-B2
Formal title:
Lyn Crost papers
Extent:
6.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1937-1996
Abstract:
The Lyn Crost papers relate primarily to her experiences as a war correspondent covering the 100th/442nd Regimental Combat Team in Europe during World War II, and materials she used in writing
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2005.46
Formal title:
Ross W. Fenton (Class of 1969) papers relating to the Vietnam War
Extent:
87.0 digital objects
Date range:
1959-2011 (bulk 1959-1975)
Abstract:
This collection comprises letters and documents from Ross W. Fenton (Class of 1969) mostly relating to his service in Vietnam (1967-1968) as a Petroleum Products Analyst in the Quartermaster Battalion 64, 512th Quartermaster Company based at Camp Red Ball, a small base camp near Go Vap, a Saigon suburb. The collection includes U.S. Army recruiting brochures (1964-1965), military documents and Service Medals and ribbons relating to his military service, papers related to his involvement with the Vietnam Veterans Against the War (some obtained through the Freedom of Information/Privacy Acts), and a popular photograph of Fenton with John Kerry during their Vietnam Veterans Against the War protests in Boston (1971).
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
AMS.1U.2016.018
Formal title:
John B. Hattendorf collection of John L. McCrea papers
Extent:
.25 Linear Feet (1 half archival box, 1 oversize box)
Date range:
1918, 1942-1953
Abstract:
Vice Admiral John Livingstone McCrea (1891-1990) served in the Navy from 1915 until his retirement in 1953. These papers include correspondence and photographs relating to his professional career and personal interests.
Repository:
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
MSC-356
Formal title:
Rush Hawkins collection
Extent:
71 linear feet
Date range:
1750-1951 (bulk 1830-1917)
Abstract:
The Rush Hawkins collection (1750-1951(bulk 1830-1917)) contains personal, family, financial, and military correspondence and documents; photographs; and a variety of museum objects ranging from dinnerware and household items to clothing and personal accessories belonging to the Hawkins and Brown families. Most of the collection reflects the life and interests of Hawkins himself, with some items related to his wife Annmary Brown Hawkins and her family. Included in the papers are two significant sub-collections of correspondence: a collection of antebellum historical letters and documents from earlier generations of the Brown family, as well as individual letters from Thomas Jefferson, Nathaniel Greene, Edgar Allan Poe, and Napoleon I; and a collection of Civil War-related correspondence and documents that contains records of Hawkins’ Zouaves and much Confederate material, including a subseries of Jefferson Davis’s communications to the Senate of the Confederate States.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2006.05
Formal title:
Toulouse Family correspondence
Extent:
0.25 Linear feet
Date range:
1915-1917
Abstract:
A bound volume of letters written by brothers Eugène, Emile and Jean Toulouse regarding their experiences in the French military during World War I.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
MS.2012.017

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