University of Chicago
Joseph Regenstein Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
The papers of physicist Samuel King Alison include correspondence with the Office of Naval Research.
Primarily holograph letters (1862-1864) from William Henry Campbell, acting assistant surgeon on board USS Commodore McDonough during the Civil War, to his wife Mary Upham Campbell, Watertown, Massachusetts. Stationed most of the time in South Carolina, Campbell related what he observed of plantation and military life.
Contains correspondence, naval orders and instructions, and reports. Also includes an 1811 broadside printed in Newfoundland. Topics highlight some of Duckworth's decisions as British Governor and naval commander of Newfoundland on the eve of the War of 1812.
Contains correspondence, proposals, reports, notes, manuscripts, copies of reprints, photographs, diagrams, and films. Papers document Schein's research on cosmic rays.
U.S. Shipbuilding Labor Adjustment Board
Transcripts of hearings relating to labor, hours, wages in shipyards, shipbuilding plants, and private industries, carrying on construction for the Navy. Includes proceedings of the conferences with shipyard employees and builders held in Seattle and Philadelphia.
10 May 2002