William Stamps Howard, Jr., Papers, 1930-1949

Manuscript Collection #356

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Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.

  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Personal Correspondence (1940, 1944-1945) 43 items. 92 p.
    • Folder b
      General Correspondence (1935-1946, n.d.) 35 items. 36 p.
    • Folder c
      Pacific Area Escort Division 28 Records (1944-1945) 35 items. 78 p.
    • Folder d
      Personal Miitary Records (1943-1947) 12 items. 15 p.
    • Folder e
      Officer's Record Jacket (1942-1949) 31 items. 41 p.
    • Folder f
      Decorations (1941, 1947) 4 items. 7 p.
    • Folder g
      Photographs (n.d.) 22 items. 22 p.
    • Folder h
      Miscellaneous (1933, 1947, n.d.) 16 items. 22 p.
    • Folder i
      Diary of Lt. Commander W. S. Howard's service the USS STURTEVANT (1941) Bound ledger book. 1 item. 150 p.
    • Folder j
      Diary of Lt. W. S. Howard's service the USS NIAGARA & USS MAYFLOWER, & USS RUSSELL (1930-1943) Bound ledger book. 1 item. 250 p.
  • Box 2
    • Folder a
      William Stamps Howard, Jr., Captain United States Navy [1902-1962]: A Biography (2007) by William Stamps Howard, III. Typescript & Compact Disc. 2 items. 25 p.
    • Folder b
      Pago Pago, Tuituila, American Samoa (2007) by William Stamps Howard, III. Typescript. 1 item. 2 p. Notes: A memoir of life in American Samoa, 1937-1939.
    • Folder c
      Clippings (ca. 1930's-1942, n.d.) 3 items. 4 p.
    • Folder d
      Intelligence Exploitation of Captured German Submarines (2007) [by Williams Stamps Howard, III] Typescript. 1 item. 2 p.
    • Folder e
      U-570: Capt. William Stamps Howard, Jr.'s Account of Her Capture by Capt. Woods of HMS BURWELL (ca. 1942) Holograph. 1 item. 4 p.
    • Folder f
      Loose Material from Scrapbook (ca. 1937-1939) including photographic prints, printed materials, printed forms, etc. 13 items. 19 p. Note: See also #356.3.a
    • Folder g
      United States Navy at War: Final Official Report to the Secretary of the Navy Covering the Period March 1, 1945 to October 1, 1945, by Fleet Admiral Ernest J. King. . . . (1945) Pamphlet. 1 item. 36 p.
    • Folder h
      The ONI Weekly (December 6, 1942) Number 46. Copy No. 137. Issued by the Publications Section of the Combat Intelligence Branch for the Officers of the United States Fleet. Periodical. 1 item. 38 p.
  • Box 3
    • Folder a
      Scrapbook (1937-1939) of William Stamps Howard, Jr. & family documenting the family's stationing in American Samoa, and illustrating landscapes, native life & customs, territorial & naval officials, etc. including photographic prints, postcards, correspondence & printed forms. 1 item. 35 p. Note: See also #356.2.f
    • Folder b
      • Flag Day (n.d.) 8 mm. Reel #1. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Smells of vinegar.  (item #1)
      • Samoa Personalities (ca. 1937-1939) 8 mm. Reel #2. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Smells of vinegar.  (item #2)
      • Samoa - Manua (1937-1939) 8 mm. Reel #3. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Duplicate number. Smells of vinegar.  (item #3)
      • Ships (n.d.) 8 mm. Reel #3. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Duplicate number. Smells of vinegar.  (item #4)
      • Samoa - Tota (1937-1939) 8 mm. Reel #4. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Smells of vinegar.  (item #5)
      • Samoa November 1937 - July 1937 (n.d.) Property of W.S. Howard 1955 Marina Way, Buford, GA 30518. Sony Braodcast Video Cassette Master.  (item #6)
      • Samoa November 1937 - July 1937 (2005) © YesDVD. Duration: 1:46:12. DVD 2550-05. 1 item. 1 p.  (item #7)
    • Folder os1
      SS MARIPOSA Shellback Certificate & Newspaper Clippings (1938-1964) 7 items. 10 p.

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