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Formal title:
Frank M. Snyder papers
Extent:
12.5 linear feet (11 half banker’s boxes, 10 archival boxes, 1 half archival box, 2 oversize boxes)
Date range:
1941-2010 (bulk 1969-1994)
Abstract:
Frank M. Snyder (1926-2017) is a career naval officer who worked as a Professor and Professor Emeritus at the U.S. Naval War College. His papers include articles, research materials, speeches and lectures, audio and video cassette tapes, photographs, and scrapbooks relating to Snyder’s naval and professional academic career.
Repository:
Naval War College (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
MSC-137
Formal title:
James B. Stockdale papers
Extent:
4.2 linear feet (10 archival boxes)
Date range:
1965-2005 (bulk 1975-1983)
Abstract:
Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale (1923-2005) was a highly decorated naval aviator who spent nearly eight years as a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War. He was the fortieth President of the Naval War College and after his retirement from the navy he served as President of The Citadel, Charleston, S.C and was an independent candidate for Vice President of the U.S. in 1992. This collection includes correspondence, photographs, newspaper articles, speeches, and writings relating to Stockdale’s naval and academic careers.
Repository:
Naval War Collection (U.S.). Naval Historical Collection
Collection call no:
MSC-085
Formal title:
Leon E. Truesdell papers
Extent:
6 linear feet
Date range:
1882-1973 (bulk 1902-1970)
Abstract:
Leon E. Truesdell graduated from Brown University in 1907 with both an A.B. and A. M degree. His papers consist chiefly of his personal and professional writings and correspondence. Most of the correspondence is related to his career as a statistician and demographer at the United States Bureau of the Census from 1919 to 1967. The papers also include biographical material about the Truesdell family.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 2011.004
Formal title:
United Fascist Union records
Extent:
1 linear foot
Date range:
1989-2011 (bulk, 1989-2005)
Abstract:
The United Fascist Union records contain material regarding the organization and its director, Jackson Kirk Grimes. This collection includes correspondence, drawings, copies of photographs and articles writings by Grimes, and some legal documents. A copy of the information on the organization's website as of 2011 is also included in the collection. The material is dated between 1989 and 2011.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2011.043
Formal title:
James H. and Candace Van Alen papers
Extent:
102 linear feet (32 records boxes, 4 document cases, 4 half document cases, 12 small flat boxes, 49 oversize flat boxes, 2 textile boxes)
Date range:
1746-2002 and undated (bulk 1949-1991)
Abstract:
James H. Van Alen (1902-1991) and Candace Van Alen (1912-2002), were a well-known high society couple who were instrumental in establishing the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the Newport Casino in Newport, Rhode Island. This collection consists of personal records, correspondence, published and unpublished writings, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, audiovisual materials, artifacts, and textiles which document the lives, interests, and residences of James H. Van Alen and Candace Van Alen both separately and as a couple.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.003
Formal title:
Weeks family papers
Extent:
6.5 linear feet (6 records center boxes and 1 oversize box)
Date range:
1901-2002
Abstract:
Papers of three 20th century New England sisters, Elizabeth Goddard, Genevieve Cass and Norma Geraldine Weeks, the only children of William B. and Mabel Cass Weeks. The collection includes legal documents, baby books, travelogues, diaries, photographs, newspaper clippings, letters and published books.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 93.2
Formal title:
Wetmore family papers
Extent:
.03 linear feet (3 folders)
Date range:
1847-1950 and undated (bulk 1847-1854)
Abstract:
This collection consists of personal correspondence sent to and from members of the Wetmore family of Newport, Rhode Island. An unidentified photograph is also included.
Repository:
Redwood Library and Athenaeum
Collection call no:
RLC.Ms.546
Formal title:
Kenneth P. Whiting papers
Extent:
2.25 linear feet (1 legal size clamshell boxes) (1 oversize box)
Date range:
1925-1926
Abstract:
Kenneth P. Whiting was employed from 1925 to 1926 at Thomas A. Edison Inc. in disc record manufacturing and development and distribution of demonstrating sample records. The Kenneth P. Whiting papers include a series of memoranda from Whiting to Edison himself, with Edison's replies.
Repository:
Brown University Library
Collection call no:
Ms. 81.4

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