Pemberton Southard Papers, 1942-1944

Manuscript Collection #551

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  • Box 1
    • Folder a
      Action Reports: Battle of Vella Gulf; USS LANG ship's histories; biographical information on Pemberton Southard
    • Folder b
      USS LANG (DD-399) Action Reports (February 1942-April 1944)

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

  • Box 1
    • Folder c
      USS LANG (DD-399) Action Reports (September-December 1944)
    • Folder d
      USS LANG Action Reports (January 1945; March-June 1945)
    • Folder e
      Papers, 1943-2001, including communications to and from the U. S. S. Lang, DD-399, (18 July - 30 November 1943) during and after the Battle of Vella Gulf (8 p., carbon typescript); Battle of Vella Gulf report (10 August 1943) excerpted from a Springfield, Mass. newspaper (1 p., mimeograph typescript); Silver Star Medal Award Citation (n.d.) by W. F. Halsey, Admiral, U. S. Navy, to Lt. Pemberton Southard for actions during the Battle of Vella Gulf 6-7 August 1943 (1 p., carbon typescript); Letter (12 May 2001) from S. Michael (Mike) Mania, BMSN, 1st Division, who served under Capt. Southard aboard the U. S. S. Turner, DD/DDR 834 (1953-1954), containing an account of Southard's leadership style (4 p., typescript). 14 p. (0.005 cubic feet)
  • Box 2
    • Folder a
      All Hands, by John A. Oudine; published by The Bureau of Naval Personnel. 1966, 64 pages
    • Folder b
      All Hands; published by The Bureau of Naval Personnel. 1946, 52 pages
    • Folder c
      Journal of the European Cruise, by Captain R.L. Morris; published by USS Mount Olympus AGC-8. 1952, 78 pages
    • Folder d
      Mediterranean Cruise 1948; 32 pages
    • Folder e
      Reef Points 1937-1938, by Carl Redmond Dwyer; published by United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. 1937, 192 pages
    • Folder f
      Reef Points 1939-40, by Jay Noble; published by United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. 1939, 194 pages
    • Folder g
      Reef Points 1940-1941, by Stuart C. Jones; published by United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. 1940, 200 pages
    • Folder h
      Regulations Governing the Admission of Candidates into the United States Naval Academy; published by U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 1935, 83 pages
    • Folder i
      Road to Rome, by Headquarters Fifth Army; published by Headquarters Fifth Army. Undated, 56 pages
    • Folder j
      The America's Cup 1970, by E. Wesley Oliver, Jr.; published by Palmer & Oliver, Inc., Woodside, N.Y. 1970, 47 pages
    • Folder k
      The Drags Handbook of the U.S. Naval Academy, by Cary Hall; published by The Log, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md. 1940, 39 pages
    • Folder l
      The Log: Graduation Issue (1/31/1941), by E.E. Kintner; published by Fleet-McGinley, Inc., Candler Bldg., Baltimore, MD. 1941, 36 pages
    • Folder m
      The Old Navy 1776-1860; published by National Archives Trust Fund Board, Washington, D.C. 1962, 56 pages
    • Folder n
      The O.N.I. Weekly; published by The Navy Department. 7/25/1945, 24 pages
    • Folder o
      The O.N.I. Weekly; published by The Navy Department. 8/1/1945, 37 pages
    • Folder p
      The O.N.I. Weekly; published by The Navy Department. 8/8/1945, 12 pages
    • Folder q
      The O.N.I. Weekly; published by The Navy Department. 8/15/1945, 36 pages
    • Folder r
      The O.N.I. Weekly; published by The Navy Department. 8/22/1945, 140 pages
    • Folder s
      The O.N.I. Weekly; published by The Navy Department. 8/29/1945, 56 pages
    • Folder t
      The O.N.I. Weekly; published by The Navy Department. 9/5/1945, 56 pages
    • Folder u
      The O.N.I. Weekly; published by The Navy Department. 9/12/1945, 70 pages
    • Folder v
      The O.N.I. Weekly; published by The Navy Department. 9/19/1945, 44 pages
    • Folder w
      The O.N.I. Weekly; published by The Navy Department. 9/26/1945, 36 pages
    • Folder x
      Turner DDR 834, by John B. Peterson; 1953, 48 pages
  • Box 3
    • Folder a
      Department of Navy, by T.L. Sprague. Aug-48-June-49, 17 pages
    • Folder b
      Log Book of the USS LANG (399). Mar-41-Feb-42, 550 pages
  • Box 4
    • Folder a
      Log Book of the USS LANG (399). Mar-42-Nov-42, 439 pages
  • Box 5
    • Folder a
      Ship's History: USS LANG (399), by P. Southard. 1946-1994, 19 pages
    • Folder b
      The Military Planning Process, by L.B. Cook. May-57, 98 pages
    • Folder c
      Autobiographical writings, by P. Southard. 1991-2001, 30 pages
    • Folder d
      Photograph of USS LANG (399). ca. 1940s, 1 pages
    • Folder e
      U.S. Naval Academy Clippings. 1940-1941, 1948, 10 pages
  • Box 6
    • Folder a
      Destroyer Escort Radar Picket (DER): The DER, It's Mission, and Briefly How the Barrier Works, 2 p. [1959]
    • Folder b
      Destroyer Escort Radar (DER) Picket Operations & Clippings, 2 p. 3/4/1959 3/17/1959 n.d.
    • Folder c
      Destroyer Escort Radar (DER) Picket Photographs, 7 items. 1958 - 1959
    • Folder d
      NORAD Radar Defense of North America, Reprinted from Time Magazine, 6 p. 11/25/1957
    • Folder e
      The North Atlantic Barrier, by Capt. P. Southard & draft version, 14 p. 1959
    • Folder f
      Classmate 1941, Vol. I, Publication of the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1941, 24 p. 2/7/1946
    • Folder g
      The Earlybird, Copmbarlant Newsletter No. 24, including a biographical article on Capt. P. Southard (p. 11), 18 p. May-1959
    • Folder h
      U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1941 Fifteenth Anniversary Directory and Newsletter, 40 p. 1956

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