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Formal title:
Scott Corbett papers
Extent:
1.5 Linear feet
Date range:
1884-1984 (bulk 1941-1971)
Abstract:
The Scott Corbett papers contain a variety of material related to his career as a writer as well as personal memorabilia from his childhood and service in the United States Army during World War II. These papers also include Elizabeth Corbett’s personal and business papers and artwork by the illustrator and author Don Freeman.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2008.019
Formal title:
Lee Garnett Day and Nancy Sayles Day papers
Extent:
7.0 Linear feet
Date range:
1890-1968 (bulk 1911-1945)
Abstract:
The Lee Garnett Day and Nancy Sayles Day papers consist of business records, correspondence, genealogies, photographs and other material from the Day and Sayles families. Much of the material concerns the Collins-Day South American Expedition of 1914-1915, Lee Garnett Day’s military career, the Bennett-Day Importing Company, and both Lee Garnett Day's and Nancy Sayles Day's travels around the world. The collection is dated from 1890 to 1968. Most of the material is dated from 1911 to 1945.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.2014.003
Formal title:
Vincent F. Geremia, Jr. (Class of 1959) collection relating to the Vietnam War
Extent:
0.25 linear feet
Date range:
1967 March - 1968 January
Abstract:
The JPEG images in this collection are from the tour of duty in Vietnam of LCDR Vincent F. Geremia, Jr., M.D. (Brown Class of 1959), where he served in the Medical Service Corps, US Navy, 1st Marine Division as a physician from 1967-1968. They include images of his hospital facilities (Chu Lai and Da Nang) and environs, and scenes in local villages (Sam Hi), the countryside, and in the city of Da Nang.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
AMS.1U.2016.032
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:
Jonathan R. Phillips (Class of 1968) papers relating to the Vietnam War
Extent:
0.25 linear feet
Date range:
1965-2016
Abstract:
This collection contains the personal memoir written in 2016 by Jonathan R. Phillips (Class of 1968) about his years at Brown University, the Vietnam War, and his friends. He included 5 photographs from the 1960s to illustrate his story. He enlisted in the Army and was inducted on November 8, 1968. After basic training he served with Company B, 7th Cavalry, First Air Cavalry Division in Vietnam until June 1970. His career after Vietnam has been in investment management.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
AMS.1U.2016.035
Formal title:
William Mason Turner Papers
Date range:
1857-1877
Abstract:
Contains personal correspondence, legal documents, poetry, photographs, and sketches of William Mason Turner, a graduate of Brown University (1855), physician, Confederate surgeon, traveler and author.
Repository:
John Hay Library
Collection call no:
Ms.77.1

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