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Box 1


Contains 44 Results:

Patrica O'Meara Robbins photo research for book, 2011-2013, undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

This file contains research Carroll Robbins Jones and Wilbur Jones compiled in the process of writing their book on Carroll's mother, Patricia O'Meara Robbins, focused on her professional success and time as an international photographer in Hawaii during the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Items include correspondence, document copies, photo catalogs, printed articles, personal documents, and photographs.

Dates: 2011-2013, undated

Berton Aldrich Robbins, Jr. - Service and WWII action, 1943-2010

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Contains documents related to Berton's service record, his service in World War II, involvement with the naval ships the USS Leutze and USS Shaw, and the later USS Leutze reunions.

Dates: 1943-2010

Berton and Patricia WWII documents and correspondence, 1941-2013

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Contains letters from Berton to daughter Carroll, official documents from Berton and Patricia's work during WWII, and Carroll's correspondence asking others for information on her parents.

Dates: 1941-2013

Berton Aldrich Robbins, Jr. - USS Leutze and Iwo Jima, 1945-2008

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence to and from Berton regarding his time on the USS Leutze and at Iwo Jima, where he was wounded in action. Information regarding the 2006 reunion for the USS Leutze is also incuded.

Dates: 1945-2008

Andrew Jones, 2003-2006

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Contains sports articles written by Andrew Jones

Dates: 2003-2006

Arlington Cemetery papers, 1985-1988

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Contains cemetery information for the burial site of Berton and Patricia

Dates: 1985-1988

Letters for care of Kitty, 1952

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

Contains letters between Patricia and her brother, Caroll, regarding care of their mother, Katherine

Dates: 1952

J. Edgar Hoover letter and communism speeches, 1947-1950

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

Contains a signed letter from J. Edgar Hoover, then director of the FBI, to Patricia regarding her request for material of his statements on communism. Copies of four are included, one of which is his famous speech before the House Committee on Un-American Activities on March 26, 1947.

Dates: 1947-1950

Newspaper clippings about Carroll, 2007, 2009

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Contains copies of the Star News containing articles about Carroll's 50th wedding anniversary with Wilbur, as well as a Lumina News article about Carroll's connection to Pearl Harbor for the Pearl Harbor Commemoration in Wilmington, N.C.

Dates: 2007, 2009

Carroll correspondence with Senator John McCain, 1945, 1999

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

Contains a letter from Carroll to Senator John McCain containing a newspaper article about McCain's parents, of whom his mother was friends with Carroll's mother, Patricia.

Dates: 1945, 1999