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Richardson Preyer Papers (Manuscript Collection #102)

This collection contains about 363 cubic feet of material documenting the Congressional career of Lunsford Richardson Preyer. Mr. Preyer (January 11, 1919-April 3, 2001) of Greensboro, North Carolina, served in the U.S. House of Representatives for twelve years (January 1969-January 1981).

U.S. Navy Department. Bureau of Ships Publications Collection (Manuscript Collection #830)

Collection (1939-1970) of handbooks and manuals relating to operation and maintenance of radar, radio, oscilloscopes and electronics navigation equipment; Polaris fleet ballistic missile weapons systems; World War II vessels, naval operations and battle damage; sonar; loran; Navy chaplains; and the Chaplain Corps in the Vietnamese Conflict.

James Yadkin Joyner Papers (Manuscript Collection #345)

Papers (1820-1954, undated) consisting of correspondence, speeches, essays, financial records, pamphlets, clippings, photographs, memoranda books, legal papers and deeds, post cards, and miscellany.

Waldron M. McLellon Papers (Manuscript Collection #491)

This collection (c. 1880-2001) contains the papers of three generations of U.S. Navy officers whose service covered the years 1891 through 1963. Correspondence, orders, reports, photographs, certificates, publications, a diary, ships histories, clippings and reminiscences document their careers and that of Waldron McLellon's uncle who served in the U.S. Navy from 1934 through 1952. Waldron M. McLellon graduated from the U.S. Naval Acade...