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United States. Navy


Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred Griffith Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-235
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Surgeon and naval officer. Correspondence (1860-1913) to and from Griffith regarding his experiences as a medical cadet with the U.S. Army during the Civil War, his participation in a U.S. naval expedition to Darien (modern Panama), and also regarding New Hope Seminary in the Choctaw Nation; diaries (1864-1870) regarding Griffith's travels abroad, and his emigration to Indian Territory; naval medical reports and requisition requests (1870-1871); petition (1894) from the residents of Sans Bois, Choctaw Nation, requesting that Griffith establish a medical practice there; certificates (1900-1917); a passport (1871); manuscripts (1864-1865) by Griffith concerning his Civil War experiences with Sherman's army in Georgia and North Carolina; and programs (1888-1931).
Dates: 1842-1931

Emma Sewell Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1455
Scope and Contents Black and white original prints and panoramas of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. The collection includes scenes of Main Street, businesses, the railroad depot, and a parade for the returning World War I servicemen of Garvin County, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1910-1919

Eunice Stewart Goddard Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-1892
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Collector. Photocopies of United States government reports (1945-1978) and publications (1945-1978), as well as notecards by Mrs. Goddard, all regarding the U.S. Naval Air Station and Technical Training Center in Norman, Oklahoma.
Dates: 1942-1978

Naval Air Technical Training Center Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1812
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Newspaper articles (1941-1967) and publications (1942-1954), and book (1944) regarding the United States Naval Air Station and the United States Naval Air Technical Training Center, both of which were located in Norman, Oklahoma. Included in the collection are stories regarding the establishment, operation, closing and the condition of life at the University of Oklahoma. Materials include Primary gunnery training program, We keep 'em flying, Take-off, The Norman log, and the book entitled The smooth log. Collection also includes programs, announcements, invitations, and greeting cards.
Dates: 1941-1967

Noah Hamilton Rose Photograph Collection

Identifier: WHC-P-1109
Scope and Contents Black and white copy prints from the original nitrate negatives of early Texas history, Texas Rangers, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, and wild west shows. Also included are photographs of ranchers, cattlemen and cowboys of the Southwest, the U.S. Army during the Apache campaigns, the Little Big Horn battlefield and the Indian Wars of 1876 and 1890-1891, along with churches, cathedrals, and missions of Texas, California and Arizona. The collection also contains images of Comanche, Sioux, Shoshoni, Pueblo, Creek, Chippewa, Maricopa, Arapaho, Papago, Kickapoo, Yuma, Modoc, Cheyenne, Pawnee, Kiowa, Navajo, Apache, and Crow Indians. Prominent western personalities include Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill, Geronimo, Quanah Parker, Sitting Bull, Frank and Jesse James, Heck Thomas, Bill Tilghman, Chris Madsen, Pat Garrett, Billy the Kid, the Daltons and Youngers, Judge Roy Bean, George A. Custer, California Joe, the Sundance Kid, Butch Cassidy, and the Earp brothers.
Dates: 1836-1940

Patrick Jay Hurley Photograph Collection

 Collection — Oversize Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-P-1660
Scope and Contents Black and white original and copy prints of Patrick Jay Hurley's career as United States Assistant Secretary of War and Secretary of War, special presidential representative to the Soviet Union, Great Britain, Afghanistan, and the Middle East, and United States Ambassador to China during World War II. The collection contains scenes of Hurley with Joseph W. Stilwell, Chou En-lai, Mao Tse-tung, Chiang Kai-shek, Douglas MacArthur, Claire Lee Chennault, and Herbert Hoover. Also included are photographs of Secretary of War Hurley's inspection tours of United States military installations, suppression of the Bonus Army riots in 1932, Hurley with Japanese military representatives, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Charles A. Lindbergh, Amon Carter, Will Rogers, Chester Nimitz, Jonathan Wainwright, Henry Stimson, William Halsey, Bacone College and the towns of McAlester, Oklahoma and Phillips, Indian Territory. Patrick J. Hurley Manuscript Collection also in repository.
Dates: 1900-1956

Robert J. Salasovic Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2612
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Typescripts of correspondence (1956) from Robert J. Salasovic to his relatives regarding his experiences as an enlisted sailor at the Naval Air Technical Training Center in Norman, Oklahoma; and souvenir items from his stay in Oklahoma.
Dates: 1956

Stephen Miller Collection

 Collection — Box: M-2
Identifier: WHC-M-1365
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Collector. Copies of ship's newsletters and military newspapers entitled "Patrol" (1944), the "Fulton Flotsam" (1944) "History of the U.S.S. Caelum (Ak-106)" (ca. 1945), and a "Resume of Shanghai" (n.d.) prepared for the U.S.S. Caelum's crew members.
Dates: 1942-1945

United States Ship Postal Covers Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2685
Scope and Contents Postal covers (1927-1995) from United States ships, including cruisers and destroyer escorts. Many of these covers have been cacheted to commemorate historic figures and events, and are postmarked on board the ships.
Dates: 1927 - 1995

U.S.S. Oklahoma Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2582
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Newsletters published by the crew of the U.S.S. Oklahoma including Oklahoma's (1917-1918); The Sea Bag of the U.S.S. Oklahoma (1933-1935); and the Oklahoma Pow Wow (1938-1939).
Dates: 1917-1939

Walter G. Crosby Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2674
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Cachet covers and postcards (1916-1940) depicting the U.S. Navy battleship U.S.S. Oklahoma. The cachet covers are by philatelic cachet specialist Walter Garfield Crosby. Each of the cachet covers is postmarked by the U.S.S. Oklahoma; the postcards are not marked.
Dates: 1916-1940

Woodrow W. Smith Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2544
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Sailor. Two scrapbooks. 1. "Our Navy - U.S.S. Oklahoma" which includes invitations, news clippings, photos, documents such as Navy Training Course Certificate, etc. (1933-39); and 2. "Log album - U.S.S. Oklahoma" which includes autographs and addresses of friends of Smith, and a log and diary (1935-39).
Dates: 1933-1939