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Richard Holmes Hazard papers

Guide to the Richard Holmes Hazard papers

Collection number: HMC-0544.
Creator: Hazard, Richard Holmes.
Title: Richard Holmes Hazard papers.
Dates: 1943-1944.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Papers and photos relating to service in the United State Navy during the World War II.

Biographical note:
Richard Holmes Hazard, of Pasadena, California, was inducted into the United States Navy in 1943. Hazard attended the U. S. Naval Training Station in San Diego before being transferred to Kodiak, Alaska. Hazard attained the rank of Signalman 2nd Class, in the U. S. Navy.

Collection description:
This collection consists of papers and photos relating to Richard Holmes Hazard’s induction and service in the United State Navy during World War II. Included in the collection are Hazard’s induction notice; a copy of the U. S. Navy newspaper, The Hoist (Dec. 31, 1943); a poem about life in the navy; a newspaper clipping on Hazard’s record for most consecutive sit-ups; and 20 black and white photographs of Hazard with fellow soldiers in various cities, including Seattle and Kodiak.

Arrangement: Collection is arranged by type of material.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Archives and Special Collections does not own copyright to the collection.

Preferred citation: Richard Holmes Hazard papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The collection was purchased by the Archives on eBay in 2001.

Processing information: This collection was described by Kathleen Hertel in 2001. The guide to the collection was converted to current standard by Gwen Sieja in 2015.

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