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Items associated with name 'Hawaii'

Anne Rapp Collection

by Rapp, Anne (1949 – 1978)

6 boxes,  3 cartons (3.9 linear feet)

The Anne Rapp Collection documents the retiree's international travel between 1949 and 1974, primarily in the 1950s and 1960s. Rapp kept the schedules (itineraries), maps and guides, postcards, and ephemera for her travel around the world. She also kept detailed journals and took over 8000 color photographic slides. Places she traveled include Alaska, Canada, Mexico, Colombia, several Caribbean islands, Great Britain, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, several eastern bloc countries, Australia, New Zealand, several Pacific Islands, India, Japan, Israel, China, Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), South Africa, and Ethiopia.

Associated Subjects: Diaries • Diaries (Women) • Photography • Voyages and Travel
Identifier: SC2015.154
Repository: Special Collections
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Folklife Collection - The Impact of Hawaiin Folklore on the Erwin Family

by Salisbury University Students (1994)

1 folder (0.1 linear feet)

In 1994, former Salisbury University student Kristine D. Erwin collected folk material. Her paper tells the story of her family who left Maryland to embrace the Hawaiian culture. Several accounts of personal narratives (wedding, passing a Hawaiian name to a non-Hawaiian child), superstitions (volcano eruption on a wedding day, curse from stealing lava), myths and traditions are discussed. Photographs of flowers enclosed.

Associated Subjects: Folklife - Customs and Traditions
Identifier: FK94.030
Repository: Local History Archives
Attachment: No attachment
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Fred Arnolt Letters

by Arnolt, FredMitscher, Joe (1932 – 1966)

2 boxes (1 linear feet)

The Fred Arnolt Letters were written primarily between 1933 and 1945 from Arnolt, who was a merchant marine in the Isthmian Lines and later served in the Navy Construction Battalion "Seabees," to his parents in Metuchen, New Jersey. From 1942 to 1943, he worked as a technician and engineer for Spencer, White, and Prentis Incorporated in Sierra Leone, South Africa, Iran, and other government-censored locations. Also included are several letters from Joe Mitscher to his wife that are dated 1966; Mitscher wrote about being bloodthirsty and his love for his wife. The attached letters are transcribed.

Identifier: SC2014.049
Repository: Special Collections
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Hazel Beauchamp collection

by Gibson, Herbert D. (1941 – 1945)

2 folders (0.02 linear feet)

This collection contains copies of the Redlander the newspaper published in the Schofield Barracks an Army post in Hawaii, publications from the U.S Hospital Ship the Ernestine Koranda, the Valley Forge General Hospital, the 147th General Hospital, Cappers Weekly from Kansas, and various clippings from local newspapers regarding the war. The collection also contains the uniform of Hazel Beauchamp and the information for her training programs as a nurse in the Army. Also included is a removeable drive with images of Hazel as a nurse and her family members.

Associated Subjects: Newspapers • World War, 1939-1945
Identifier: 2013.025
Repository: Local History Archives
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The Mentor Collection

by Mentor Association (1916 – 1919)

1 box (0.5 linear feet)

The Mentor was an American educational serial published from 1913 to 1930. Each issue of The Mentor focused on a different topic and were written by guest authors and the editorial staff. Most issues also included full page images with descriptions on the back. This collection of The Mentor dates from 1916 to 1919 and includes issues 118 thru 193 with some gaps.

Associated Subjects: Art • Education • Environmental History • Government • Industry • Military History • Music • Photographs • Publications
Identifier: SC2023.001
Repository: Special Collections
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Vinson and Buck Family Collection

by Allen, BetsyAllen, FultonAllen, LoisBuck, LeonardBuck, Ruth Valesca AllenGorrell, Marlene BuckGorrell, WilliamHancock, Julia "Betsy" Allen (1838 – 2012)

22 boxes,  7 oversize folders (10 linear feet)

The Vinson and Buck collection is made up of the personal papers and artifacts of the Buck family. The collection contains personal documents dating back to 1838 and includes the records and belongings of several families related to the Bucks, including: the Allens, the Gorrells, the Raudenbushes, the Klines, the Jennings and the Phillips. The bulk of the collection is made up of photographs that document Leonard Buck’s time in the military, the travels and home life of the Buck family, and local history. Other items include religious papers, personal and business correspondence, and family mementos.

Identifier: 2023.017
Repository: Local History Archives
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