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10. USS Houston & Military History Research Collection

 Collecting Area
Identifier: 10

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Israel Shreve Revolutionary War Letters

 Collection
Identifier: 1965-001
Dates: 1768-1894
Scope and Contents This 76-item collection mainly consists of letters written to and from Colonel Israel Shreve between the years of 1776 and 1793, with the bulk of the correspondence taking place between the years 1777 and 1780. Most of the correspondence is between Shreve and other officers in George Washington's Continental Army, and was written while Shreve was Colonel of the Second Regiment of New Jersey during the Revolutionary War. The collection is divided into two series, one of the Colonel Israel...

Clell Thorpe World War II Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 1971-003
Dates: 1941-1960
Scope and Contents

The bulk of this collection dates from the years 1943 through 1945. The collection mainly contains black and white photographs taken by Clell Thorpe, as well as some 4"x5" negatives, one letter, one manuscript, and some miscellaneous items.

The material is arranged in five series: Naval School of Photography, Marine Bombing Squadron (VMB-613), Pacific Atoll, Tarawa, and Miscellaneous.

UH World War II Era Clippings

 Collection
Identifier: 1996-008
Dates: 1939-1944
Scope and Contents University of Houston World War II Clippings contains newspaper articles that mostly relate to the University of Houston during the years 1939-1944. Some of the topics covered in these articles include the separation of the university from the Houston school system, Frontier Fiesta, and the university's contributions to the war effort through the offering of special war-related subject in areas including classes in navigation, diesel engine repair, map interpretation, aircraft engine repair,...