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Subject Source: Cclanarrow

Found in 755 Collections and/or Records:

Bessie Rachel Weeter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341338]
Identifier: MSS 2625
Scope and Contents

Typewritten biography of Bessie Rachel Weeter by an unknown author. Weeter graduated from the LDS Hospital School of Nursing in Salt Lake City, Utah. She served in the U.S. Navy Nurse Corps for 31 years and retired in 1976. She died in 1999.

Dates: 2000

Weights of Gen. George Washington and his generals taken at West Point, August 19, 1783

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 762
Scope and Contents Photographs, photocopies of the photographs, and CD-ROM of photographs of a handwritten list of the names and weights of generals, colonels, and lieutenant colonels in the United States Army in 1783. Included in the photograph are etchings of Washington's farewell to his officers and his resignation as commander of the United States Army. Also includes correspondence about the items between the Division of Manuscripts and the Library of Congress. The photograph was created by Jack V....
Dates: 1968

Briant Harris Wells military certificates and other material

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 6171
Abstract This collection contains the military certificates of Major General Briant Harris Wells. Included are the certificates that span his military career from his first rank as second lieutenant in 1894 to major general in 1928. There are also certificates for awards he was given, including a Silver Star certificate for action in the Spanish American War, 1898; a Distinguished Service Medal certificate for service in World War I; and the "Ordre National de la Legion D'Honneur" from the French...
Dates: 1991; 1894-1937

Daniel H. Wells papers

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197239135541]
Identifier: MSS 9637
Scope and Contents Two photocopies of original handwritten letters written by Daniel H. Wells. Typed transcripts of both letters are also included. The first letter was written on September 26, 1848, from Salt Lake City by Daniel Wells to "dear brother." He discusses sending his two yoke of oxen to a camp in addition to assistance from others. The second letter was written on April 26th, 1852, and is titled "Special Order No. 1" and is signed by Lieutenant General D. H. Wells, James Ferguson, Adjutant General....
Dates: 1848-1852

Ronald Westhorpe interview

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230331321]
Identifier: MSS SC 3177
Scope and Contents Transcript of an interview conducted by Eric Rayner probably in 1985 for the Ray Hillam war project. Westhorpe lived in London, England, in 1939 at the beginning of the war. During World War II, he was a flight "leftenant" for the Royal Air Force. He flew with the bomber command pathfinder force, and he identified and marked targets for the bombers that would follow. He talked about the frustrations involved with mission cancellations, and he said it was hard to see his friends die even...
Dates: approximately 1985

P. Bradford Westwood collection on the Dugway Proving Ground

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197231009223]
Identifier: MSS 7524
Abstract

Contains papers relating to the Dugway Proving Grounds, including photographs and a newspaper.

Dates: 2004

John Wheeler letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230306109]
Identifier: MSS SC 846
Scope and Contents Wheeler was in training at the Winnebago Agency when this letter was written and he addressed it to his "Father Sister & Brother." He mentions his training, gives some of his opinions on cleanliness and proper grooming habits, mentions witnessing the execution by hanging of 38 Indians on Christmas day 1862, gives some description of camp life, mentions some Indian activities, speculates on a possible renewal of the Indian war in the spring, and reports rumors about his future...
Dates: 1863

Frank Whitaker interview with Albert E. Haines

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3029
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an interview conducted by Frank Whitaker on 29 Jan. 1985 for Hillam's War Project at Brigham Young University. Haines talks about his training in the United States Army, his deployment to combat in October 1944 as a platoon leader, and his participation in the battles of the Hurtgen Forest and the Bulge. He was severely wounded by machine gun fire on 13 Jan. 1945.

Dates: 1985 January 29

Lincoln R. Whitaker interview

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2994
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an interview taken from the included sound tapes. The interview was conducted by Frank Whitaker on 3 March 1985 for Ray Hillam's War Project. Lincoln Whitaker was from Ogden, Utah, and was drafted into the United States Army in January 1944. He landed in Normandy, France, about 25 days after D-Day. He first saw action in Gilenchirchen, Germany, and describes his many combat experiences.

Dates: 1985

Charles H. Wilcken papers

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230309202]
Identifier: MSS SC 1125
Scope and Contents

Photocopies of newspaper clippings and miscellaneous documents relating to the lives of Charles W. Wilcken and his son David. The clippings largely tell of the life of Charles while many of the miscellaneous items relate to the marriage, Church activities, and employment of David.

Dates: 1864-1933