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Kempton D. Baldridge diary documenting his service in the Persian Gulf War

 Collection
Call Number: RU 823

Scope and Contents

The material consists of a travel diary documenting Reverend Kempton D. Baldridge's (Yale Divinity 1988) tenure as command chaplin aboard the U.S.S. Thomas S. Gates during Operation Desert Shield and the Persian Gulf War.

Dates

  • 1990-1991

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Associated Materials

Flags and a pennant are in the Yale Objects Collection (RU 104), Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.0823

Overview

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.

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 42-C (YRG 42-C), Materials documenting military and wartime experiences of members of the Yale community.

Processing Information

Yale University records are arranged and described at the accession level by the creating office. The University Archives creates collection level descriptive records, but typically does no further arrangement and description at the accession level.
Title
Guide to the Kempton D. Baldridge Diary Documenting His Service in the Persian Gulf War
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Daniel Hartwig
Date
November 2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
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120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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