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World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Area

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

D. Clyde Davis papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197232573755]
Identifier: MSS 8615
Content Description

Contains materials pertaining to D. Clyde Davis' service as a Seabee, or a member of the United States Naval Mobile Construction Battalion. Includes some personal papers as well as a photo album depicting scenes from his experiences in Bougainville Island, a part of Papua New Guinea and the largest island of the Solomon Islands group. Materials dated approximately 1942-1945.

Dates: 1942-1945

Edward Miller Grimm military photographs, 1961

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6025 Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains military photographs of Edward Miller Grimm. There is one photograph of Edward Miller Grimm and General MacArthur shaking hands, and a photograph of Dwight D. Eisenhower and 9 other men gathered around a table. Edward Miller Grimm is one of those men. Materials dated 1961.

Dates: 1961

Edward Miller Grimm sketches, date of production not identified

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6025 Series 4
Scope and Contents

Consists of a few bound sketchbooks and a lot of loose papers with sketches. Some sketches are formal drawings, while others are practice works or variations of the same drawing. Date of production not identified.

Dates: date of production not identified

Glen Gottfredson military service papers, circa 1941-1945

 Series — Box 1: Series 1; Series 2 [Barcode: 31197233249470], Folder: 5
Identifier: MSS 7941 Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains a record of Glen Gottfredson's military service aboard the U.S.S. Phoenix during World War II. Assembled materials include photocopies of ledgers, Gottfredson's award records, and a sketch about the role of the U.S.S. Phoenix in the war. Includes maps of the areas the ship traveled, especially New Guinea. Dated circa 1941-1945.

Dates: circa 1941-1945

Robert N. Gayer scrapbook

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8250
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a scrapbook from Indiana Bell Telephone Company to Robert N. Gayer called His Service Record, in wich there was room for Gayer to note information, add military orders, photographs, and room for phonographs. Also includes assorted maps, poetry, newspaper clippings, and a pin-up poster. Materials are dated 1941-1995.

Dates: 1941-1995

Edward Miller Grimm papers

 Collection — Folder 2: [Barcode: 31197239255588]
Identifier: MSS 6025
Scope and Contents

The Edward Miller Grimm papers contain military records, letters, photographs, and ephemera from Edward Grimm's service in the Army and Navy during World War I and World War II. Also included are sketches (many signed by Grimm and others), several books of family histories, as well as the History of the Philippines Mission, 1961-1970, and a number of films made by Edward's wife, Maxine Tate Grimm, about their family and the Philippines. Materials dated 1918 to 2008.

Dates: 1918-2008

Rory Reid interview with Lawrence H. Johnson

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3028
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an interview by Rory Reid on 26 Jan. 1985 for Dr. Hillam's War Project at Brigham Young University. Also included is the reel-to-reel sound tape from which the interview was transcribed. Johnson talks about joining the Army Air Corps, his training, and his combat missions in the Pacific area.

Dates: 1985 January 26

Leonard W. Rice letters

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239235853]
Identifier: MSS 8888
Scope and Contents

Contains photographs of Rice during his time serving in the Army, an introduction of his life written by his wife Ruth including his childhood in Wyoming, his college experience as a student and faculty member, and his experience in the Army. In addition, it includes a collection of letters Leonard wrote to his family from January 1944-December 1945 transcribed digitally into Word documents.

Dates: 1944-1945

Oral history interview of Howard Riley

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2993
Scope and Contents

Typescipt of an interview taken from the included audiocassettes. The interview was conducted by David Jones on 14 August 1985 for Dr. Ray Hillam's Political Science 379R course at Brigham Young University. Roley talks about joining the U.S. Navy out of high school and describes his experiences while on ships off the coasts of Iwo Jima and Okinawa.

Dates: 1985

Roy J. Barnhill memoir, 2001

 Series — Carton 147: Series 4; Series 5; Series 6; Series 7; Series 9; Series 10; Series 12; Series 13; Series 16; Series 14; Series 15, Folder: 37
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

File contains memoir of and brief interview with Roy J. Barnhill regarding his experiences serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Dated 2001.

Dates: 2001