Title: Captain Arthur K. Atkins Photographic Collection
Description: 50 black and white photographs, along with assorted clippings and small publications, related to the service of Captain Arthur K. Atkins, 1942-1945, when he served as Inspector of Naval Materiel, Hartford, Connecticut. Donated by his grandson, Dr. Barry Guitar. Primarily images and materials of tour of manufacturing facilities, with an emphasis on information about the “E” for Excellence award. Photos include: USS Winston (AKA-94); touring Maxim Silencer Company; War Bond Sale and John Mason Brown Navy Relief Benefits; visit to Boy Scout Camp Terramuggus; various presentations of “E” flags; Wiremold Company; Landers, Frary, and Clark Company; New Britain Machine Company; Chase Brass and Copper Company; American Bosch Company, Waterbury Tool Company. Copies of “War Work” magazine, “Wiremold Outloet” newsletters, “Enbee Chips” newsletter, “Material Inspection Service Bulletin,” memo on the Navy “E” Pennant, Brochures for presentation of “E for Excellence” to Wiremold Company and Waterbury Tool Company.
Donor: Dr. Barry Guitar
Copyright Owner: Varies
Format: Black and white photographs and paper material
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