Charles Pendleton Trumbull Papers, 1937-2001

Manuscript Collection #829

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Series 1 :
U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY SCRAPBOOKS, 1937-1941
Box 1
Scrapbook(black cover) featuring photographs, clippings, booklets, etc. pertaining to student life at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, for the 1937-1938 school year.
Box 2
Scrapbook(black cover) featuring photographs, clippings, booklets, etc. pertaining to student life at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, 1939-1941.
Series 2 :
NAVAL CAREER, 1938-1961
  • Box 3
    • Folder a
      Bound journal written by Trumball recording his tour aboard the battleship USS TEXAS during the United States Naval Academy's Midshipmen's European cruise in 1938. Features handwritten entries and stickers from various hotels throughout Europe and England. 1 item. 73 p.
    • Folder b
      Documents pertaining to orders, duty changes, and itineraries for Trumball as regards his service in the United States Navy from 1941-1951. 148 items. 216 p.
    • Folder c
      Documents, correspondence, dispatches, and photographs from Trumball's time as the Commanding Officer of the USS CHIVO (SS 341) from 1951-1953. 177 items. 278 p.
    • Folder d
      Documents, correspondence, and photographs regarding activities and duties as Assistant U.S. Naval Attache stationed in Hong Kong from February to December of 1953. 87 items. 104 p.
  • Box 4
    • Folder a
      Documents, correspondence, and photographs regarding activities and duties as Assistant U.S. Naval Attache stationed in Hong Kong in 1954. 231 items. 276 p.
    • Folder b
      Documents, correspondence, and photographs regarding activities and duties as Assistant U.S. Naval Attache stationed in Hong Kong January through June of 1955. 162 items. 191 p.
    • Folder c
      Documents, correspondence, and photographs regarding activities and duties as Assistant U.S. Naval Attache stationed in Hong Kong July through December 1955. 166 items. 205 p.
    • Folder d
      Documents, correspondence, and photographs regarding activities and duties as Assistant U.S. Naval Attache stationed in Hong Kong, 1956. 212 items. 277 p.
  • Box 5
    • Folder a
      1 copy of 1952 report concerning Trumball's abilities as commanding officer of the CHIVO, and correspondence consisting of letters of appreciation and thanks. 73 items. 76 p.
    • Folder b
      Orders, moving papers, and schedules regarding transfer of duty stations, and naval documents concerning duties at the Hydrographic Office in Suitland, Maryland. 73 items. 108 p.
    • Folder c
      Orders and travel documents, correspondence, and naval documents regarding duties as Administrative/War Plans and Executive Officer, U.S. Naval Station, Bermuda , Oct. 1958- June 1961. 43 items. 48 p.
    • Folder d
      Bound journal written aboard the USS LOUISVILLE November 1941- March 1942, featuring photos, handwritten entries, and documents regarding life at sea. Envelope containing copies of photographs in the journal. 2 items. 114 p.
Series 3 :
CIVILIAN CAREER 1937-2001
  • Box 5
    • Folder e
      Bound journal written aboard the USS LOUISVILLE August 1942- September 1942, featuring photos, handwritten entries, and documents regarding life at sea. 1 item. 97 p.
    • Folder f
      Typewritten autobiography (Saga of Charles P. Trumbull), written for a class reunion in 1982. 1 item. 19 p.
    • Folder g
      Stapled volume of correspondence between Trumbull and Betty Tausig regarding her book on the USNA class of 1941. 1 item. 39 p.
    • Folder h
      Documents concerning Trumbull's employment with Columbia University and his residency in Bermuda in connection with this job. 77 items. 145 p.
    • Folder i
      Documents relating to employment in Bermuda with Palisades Geophysical Institute, Inc. 72 items. 114 p.
    • Folder j
      Spiral bound book of correspondence between Trumbull and Rear Admiral Kemp Tolley from October 1996 to January 1998. 1 item. 34 p.
    • Folder k
      Stapled copy of a 2001 update to Trumbull's autobiography written in 1982, and a typewritten anecdote written by Trumbull. 2 items. 8 p.
Series 4 :
WRITINGS 1998-2001
  • Box 5
    • Folder l
      Stapled collection of short stories written by Trumbull. 1 item. 34 p.
    • Folder m
      Stapled copy of records regarding the GROWLER and the death of Howard Gilmore. 1 item. 23 p.
    • Folder n
      Stapled copies of correspondence regarding an article about the SCORPION and a copy of this article written by Trumbull. 1 item. 12 p.
    • Folder o
      Stapled copy of an article about Chinese dialects written by Trumbull. 1 item. 7 p.

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