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Cruiser Houston Collecton

 Collection
Identifier: 1981-001
Dates: 1917-2008; Majority of material found within 1929-1945
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials in a wide variety of formats that document the history of the USS Houston (CA-30) and her crew. A significant portion of the material dates from the period 1929 to 1945. There is also a large quantity of material that dates from the 1980s to the present.The materials have been divided into four major categories: Core Material is the material most frequently requested by researchers, and includes Photographs, Negatives and...

Herman George Eiden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-008
Dates: 1939-2005; Majority of material found in 1939-1941
Scope and Contents

The Herman George Eiden Papers consists of three albums of photos and mementos from Eiden's service in the Pacific while in the United States Navy. It also includes correspondance to and from Eiden, films and a log script by Eiden, as well as articles, newspapers, and brochures in relation to the sinking of the Houston (Cruiser: CA-30) and its 60th anniversary commemoration.

Jeanie Lambright Papers on They Also Served: Women’s Stories from the World War II Era

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-015
Dates: 1943-2004
Scope and Contents

The majority of the collection includes content pertaining to the creation of the Lambright's book entitled, “They also served: Women’s Stories from the WWII Era.” Many materials correspond to the research, interviews, and related materials collected from 53 women interviewed in 2001-2002 who shared their memories of the WW II Era for the book. Other items include audio tapes, photographs, and the published book.

Samuel Milner U.S.S. Houston (CA-30) and 2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-003
Dates: 1931-1992
Scope and Contents The Samuel Milner Papers primarily contain research materials that Milner gathered for his uncompleted book project on the USS Houston (CA-30) and members of the 2nd Battalion, 131st Field Artillery of the Texas National Guard. Some materials may not have been returned to research subjects prior to Milner's death. For inquiries about these items, please contact Special Collections. The most notable materials in the collection are the interviews that Milner did in the 1950s with...

Captain Albert H. Rooks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-010
Dates: 1914-2005
Scope and Contents

This collection contains five series: Correspondence, Captain Albert H. Rooks Honors, Research Files, Photographs, and Memorabilia. Material includes correspondence, awards, published articles, newspapers, clippings, reports, pamphlets and other Cruiser Houston related material. The Correspondence and Research Files series are divided into topical sub-series. Thereafter, the collection is arranged chronologically within each series.

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 4x5" 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.