Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

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Pierson, Margaret Beasley Papers  

 

Dates: 1942-1952

Collection Number: COLL/611

Finding aid (Word)

Scope and Content Note

Margaret Beasley Pierson graduated from the Naval Reserve Midshipmen’s School at Smith College, Northampton, Mass.  She was commissioned as an Ensign in the Naval Reserve on December 26, 1942, and was then stationed in New Orleans, La.  She attained the rank of Lieutenant Commander in 1946. This collection contains letters, newspaper clippings and certificates related to her WAVES service.

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as the Papers of Margaret Beasley Pierson, Archives Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command, Washington, D.C.

 

Published: Wed Aug 11 14:47:22 EDT 2021