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Kenneth Brooke Van de Water Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0296

Scope and Contents

This is a collection of photographs (115) and miscellaneous papers of Kenneth B. Van de Water from the Pacific theater during World War II. It includes photographs of the U.S.S. Curtiss, fleet post offices in various locations, and operations on or near the islands of Eniwetok, Guam, Kwajalein, Majuro, Okinawa, Saipan, and Tarawa. There are also photographs of Van de Water and his friends, including Henry Fonda.

Dates

  • Inclusive Dates 1941-1946

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source.

Biographical / Historical

Kenneth B. Van de Water graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1941. He served in the United States Navy from 1941-1946, rising to the rank of Lt. Commander.

Extent

.2 Linear Feet

Processing Information

Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (6/8/07)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, James G. Leyburn Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
204 W. Washington St.
Lexington VA 24450 USA