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[Diary Entry: "This Is About a Dog" and "This Is About a Family", Unknown Date]

Description: Diary entry by Edgar Jones about his experience onboard the USS Monitor (LSV-5). He discusses the beautiful sights of the island he is on, the cocker spaniel that came aboard the Monitor and her broken leg, and a pleasant visit with a family of Chinese origin called the Fo's on the island.
Date: unknown
Creator: Jones, Edgar, 1915-2009
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Diary Entry: "Two Nights Before D-Day" and Other Entries, Apr-May 1945]

Description: Diary entry by Edgar Jones about his experience onboard the USS Monitor (LSV-5). He discusses confusion surrounding the sinking of a Japanese ship, a problem with a stewards mate's life belt, an attack by a Japanese plane on an American ship, and events during the Battle of Okinawa.
Date: 1944-04?/1944-05?
Creator: Jones, Edgar, 1915-2009
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Diary Entry: In the Philippines, January 18, 1945]

Description: Diary entry by Edgar Jones about his experience onboard the USS Monitor (LSV-5). He discusses his first time on shore in the Philippines in order to get some film from aircraft guns developed and the things he saw along the way.
Date: January 18, 1945
Creator: Jones, Edgar, 1915-2009
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Diary Entry: This Is About a Man, January 30, 1945]

Description: Diary entry by Edgar Jones about his experience onboard the USS Monitor (LSV-5). He discusses meeting an Army sergeant who was a Japanese prisoner of war and escaped duringthe invasion of Leyte, taking refuge with Filipino guerrilla forces.
Date: January 30, 1945
Creator: Jones, Edgar, 1915-2009
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Diary Entry: "Guadalcanal" and Other Entries, April 16, 1945]

Description: Diary entry by Edgar Jones about his experience onboard the USS Monitor (LSV-5). He discusses his feelings of visiting historic sites, Guadalcanal and Savo Island, the beautiful view in the Iron Bottom Bay Officers' Club restroom, having marines onboard, sailing through a typhoon, and what servicemen do before big battles.
Date: April 16, 1945
Creator: Jones, Edgar, 1915-2009
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Diary Entry: The End of the Road, August 1945]

Description: Diary entry by Edgar Jones about his experience aboard the USS Monitor (LSV-5). He discusses preparations to receive released prisoners of war, meeting with officers who helped develop the atomic bomb, transferring men between an LCVP and the USS Wisconsin BB-64 and USS Iowa (BB-61), landing at various places in Japan to receive the prisoners, and stories of the prisoners' treatment in Japan.
Date: 1945-08-04~
Creator: Jones, Edgar, 1915-2009
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Diary Entry: "So the War's Over" and Other Entries, May 9, 1945]

Description: Diary entry by Edgar Jones about his experience aboard the USS Monitor LSV-5. He discusses the end of the war in the European theater and how the news of Victory in Europe Day was received by the servicemen in the Pacific, types of people one might encounter at the Officer's Club, and his feelings towards his country during the colors ceremony.
Date: May 9, 1945
Creator: Jones, Edgar, 1915-2009
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Clifford Russell Baird Officer's Qualification Record]

Description: Organizational copy of a document listing the military qualifications of Clifford Russell Baird including biographical data, military occupational specialties, foreign service data, campaigns, awards and decorations, and chronological record of military service.
Date: July 16, 1951
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Extract from Codicils of the late Andrew D. Campbell Esquire of Ashcraig, July 28, 1852]

Description: Codicils to Andrew D. Campbell's will. He leaves 50 pounds to Elizabeth Quinby, the daughter of his friend Elizabeth Upshur Teackle. If Elizabeth Quinby dies before his death, the money goes to her son, Upshur B. Quinby. He then goes on to talk about when Littleton Dennis Teackle died, John Eyre's health, and he talks about the deaths of some of EUT's cousins that he knew.
Date: July 28, 1852
Creator: Campbell, Andrew Donaldson
Partner: Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library

[Certificate in Honor of Leroy Dennis' Memory]

Description: Certificate issued to honor the memory of Leroy Dennis for his service in the United States Army.
Date: 1961~
Creator: United States. Army.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[William Eugene Baker Log Book Entries, Apr-May 1944]

Description: Log book entries written by William Eugene Baker discussing day to day activities during his service in World War II including work tasks, movies that he saw, and visiting Australia. These pages were found loose within Baker's diary.
Date: 1944-04-25/1944-05-30
Creator: Baker, William Eugene
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Report of Death of Captain Cassin Young, December 10, 1942]

Description: Copy of the report of death of Captain Cassin Young stating the date, location, cause, and facts relating to Young's death.
Date: December 10, 1942
Creator: McIntire, Ross T.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Service Summary of Captain Cassin Young, December 1, 1942]

Description: Copy of a summary of Captain Cassin Young's naval career from his appointment as a Midshipman in 1912 to taking command of the USS San Francisco (CA-38) in 1942. It includes his dates of commission, rank, command, and his qualifications and awards.
Date: December 1, 1942
Creator: Jacobs, Randall & Jacob, A. C.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Excerpt from USS Vestal's (AR-4) Logbook, December 7, 1941]

Description: Copy of a page from the USS Vestal's (AR-4) logbook from the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. The page lists the Vestal's actions during the first hour of the attack.
Date: December 7, 1941
Creator: Young, Cassin
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Certificate for the Navy Cross, 1942]

Description: Citation for the Navy Cross awarded posthumously to Captain Cassin Young for his actions on November 12-13, 1942 during the Battle of Guadalcanal in which he lost his life while in command of the USS.
Date: 1942-11?
Creator: Knox, Frank, 1874-1944. & Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Certificate for the Congressional Medal of Honor, April 18, 1942]

Description: Copy of the Congressional Medal of Honor certificate awarded to Commander Cassin Young on April 18, 1942 for his actions during the attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 aboard the USS Vestal (AR-4).
Date: April 18, 1942
Creator: Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[A. J. Scott Identification Card]

Description: Copy of a card issued by the U.S. Naval Training Station in San Diego, California, for A. J. Scott. The card states that A. J. Scott, a recent enlistee in the Navy, arrived at the training station for preliminary recruit training. The Navy's assignment process, treatment of recruits, and how communications should be addressed are briefly described.
Date: June 7, 1941
Creator: U. S. Naval Training Station
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Transcript of Ruth Randall's Diary Entry and Addendum by Patricia Randall Watts, 2006]

Description: Transcription of diary entry of Ruth Elizabeth Randall giving her account of the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 and the aftermath in the days following. She describes running from bombs and machine gun fire on the day of the attack and being transported from place to place to stay in makeshift shelters and private homes after her home in Wheeler Field was destroyed. An addendum written by her daughter, Patricia Randall Watts, provides further context for Ruth's diary entry and her p… more
Date: 2006~
Creator: Randall, Ruth Elizabeth & Watts, Patricia Randall
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Diary Entry of Ruth Elizabeth Randall, December 1941]

Description: Diary entry of Ruth Elizabeth Randall giving her account of the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 and the aftermath in the days following. She describes running from bombs and machine gun fire on the day of the attack and being transported from place to place to stay in makeshift shelters and private homes after her home in Wheeler Field was destroyed.
Date: 1941-12-07/1941-12-11
Creator: Randall, Ruth Elizabeth
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Personal Narrative by Louise Milke Moats Whatley, on the Pearl Harbor Attack]

Description: Personal narrative by Louise Milke Moats Whatley discussing the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7th, 1941. Louise recounts her first-hand experience of the attack, a friend's description of hospitals filled with wounded, damages caused by the attack, and life after the event. A list of damaged and destroyed ships is included at the end of Louise's account.
Date: [1941-12-07..]
Creator: Whatley, Louise Milke Moats
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Pearl Harbor Navy Yard Identification Card for Louise Milke Moats Whatley]

Description: Card issued from Pearl Harbor Navy Yard, in the Territory of Hawaii, for Louise Milke Moats Whatley. A photograph of Louise is printed in the center of the card, under her name and pass number. Below her portrait is her card's creation date, how long it's good for, and the signature of W. R. Shear.
Date: August 28, 1941
Creator: Pearl Harbor Navy Yard
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Certificate of Membership of the Order of Guinea Pigs, July 1, 1946]

Description: Certificate issued to Ples Harmon Finley, Jr., by the Grand Council, Exclusive, of the Order of the Guinea Pigs and by Grand Guinea Swine Roger M. Ramey, director of the "Able" shot at Operation Crossroads, certifying that he was present at the Operation Crossroads "Able" atom bomb test on July 1, 1946 at the Bikini Atoll and is now a Brother Pig.
Date: July 1, 1946
Creator: Order of Guinea Pigs
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[US Navy Aviation Radio School Completion Certificate, May 23, 1940]

Description: Xeroxed copy of a certificate issued to Seaman Second Class Ples Harmon Finley, Jr., by the Bureau of Navigation and Commander H. M. Mullinnix, commanding officer of the Naval Air Station in San Diego, California, for completing his course of study at the Aviation Radio School. Also in the scan is an envelope addressed to Ples Harmon Finley, Sr., with a return address from Ples, Jr., now a Radioman First Class aboard the USS Wyandot (AKA-92).
Date: 1940-05-23/1945-03-19
Creator: Bureau of Navigation
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
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