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Label
1940-1982
Inclusive dates
1940-1982
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Papers, 1940-1982, of Sylvan Watts of North Hollywood, California, containing stories, 1939-1962, from issues of OUR NAVY including a story of the Navy fleet leaving Hampton Roads, Virginia, in April 1939; and Watts' efforts to establish a "sailor of the week" program at the Naval Station in Norfolk, Virginia, and elsewhere. Also an article from the Navy Supply Corps School Alumni Association OAK LEAF, Summer 1972, concerning Watts and the "sailor of the week" program. Papers also include genealogical notes, 1976, concerning the Watts family and the American Bicentennial; and a clipping, April 1982, from the Los Angeles TIMES concerning the discovery in a condemned warehouse in Somerville, Massachusetts, of papers relating to Admiral Richard E. Byrd's (1888-1957) last expedition to the Antarctic in 1956
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Biographical or historical data
Sylvan Watts served in the United States Navy from about 1939 to 1962, when he retired. Watts founded the Sailor of the Week program at the Norfolk Naval Base in 1952. After his retirement, he lived in California.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers
Label
!UNKNOWN LABEL
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
8
Immediate source of acquisition
Watts, Sylvan
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001531568
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves

Library Locations

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