Guide to the Merchant Marine/Navy World War Two Oral History and Memorabilia Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0405
Creators:
Porter, John C.
Armed Forces History, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Navarre, Jack B., 1925- (merchant seaman)
Dates:
1943-2001
Languages:
English
.
Physical Description:
0.5 Cubic feet
3 boxes
Repository:
The collection documents individuals who served in the Merchant Marine's and Navy between 1943 and 1946.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of primarily of reminscenes with individuals who served n the Merchant Marine and Navy.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into two series.
Series 1: Individual Reminiscences, 1945-1997
Series 2: Supplemental Documentation, 1943-2001-08

Administration
Processing Information
This collection was processed by Craig A. Orr, archivist and Alison Oswald, archivist.
Author
Craig Orr
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Delia Porter, date unknown, and Jack B. Navarre, August 24, 1990.

Container
1

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation
Merchant Marine/Navy World War Two Oral History and Memorabilia Collection, 405, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Collection transferred to the Archives Center from the Division of Armed Forces History (now Division of Political and Military History), 1991.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Newspapers -- Ships -- 1940-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Oral history -- 1940-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Scrapbooks -- 1900-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Identity cards -- 1940-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Menus -- Ships -- 1940-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Correspondence -- 1940-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Military passes -- Ships -- 1940-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1939-1945 -- Merchant Marine Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ships -- Manning Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Merchant Marine -- Manning of vessels -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Merchant Marine -- United States Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Seamen -- 1940-1950 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Merchant seamen Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1940-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marine engineers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Diaries -- 20th century Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
San Mateo (Calif.) Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Passports Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States. Merchant Marine Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
San Mateo Coast Guard Station Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Armed Forces History, Division of (NMAH, SI). Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives