YRG/YRG 42/YRG 42C. Materials documenting military and wartime experiences of members of the Yale community
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
The material consists of a travel diary documenting Reverend Kempton D. Baldridge's (Yale Divinity 1988) tenure as command chaplain aboard the U.S.S. Thomas S. Gates during Operation Desert Shield and the Persian Gulf War.
The records consist of correspondence written by Civil War soldiers from Yale College.
The records consist of correspondence from World War II servicemen from Silliman College (Yale) to the master of the college, F. S. C. Northrop, and his wife. Also included are an address book and miscellaneous printed materials documenting wartime activities of Yale servicemen.
The records consist of a letter from Charles P. Taft (Y1918) to Pat Jones regarding Taft"s return to Yale Law School.
Lawrence M. DiFilippo, Class of 1938, Yale College, letters concerning his experiences in World War II
The materials consists of the letters of Lawrence M. DiFilippo (Yale 1938) to Ellsworth Mason, his roommate in Saybrook College at Yale. The letters document DiFilippo's experiences of the Japanese invasion of the Philippines during World War II.
Correspondence of World War II servicemen from Branford College, Yale University, and the manuscript of by Polly S. Buck
The materials include the letters of World War II servicemen from Branford College (Yale) to Polly S. Buck, who was wife of the master; letters to various recipients from John William Ruff (Yale 1927), who was a Professor of English at Yale and a fellow of Branford College before the war; and permission to publish correspondence. Also included is a manuscript of Buck's book, We Minded the Store.
The petition, signed by officers of Yale University, urges the U. S. Senate to ratify the World War I peace treaty.
Fitzhugh Quarrier, Class of 1935, Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University, memoir concerning his service in World War II
The material consists of a memoir written by Fitzhugh Quarrier (Yale 1935S) concerning his experiences during World War II.
Richard Willstatter, Class of 1943, Sheffield Scientific School, papers concerning his experiences in World War II
The materials consist of letters, photographs, and a handbook documenting Richard Willstater's (1943S) service during World War II.
The materials consist of photographs of Army and Navy Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC and NROTC), Signal Corps, Yale Batteries, and Civil Affairs Training program activities at Yale during World War I and World War II. Includes images of drilling instruction, exercises, and artillery practice. There are a few photographs of Yale students during the Spanish-American War.