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Image for 1946-1957 Original Handwritten Journal with ephemera by a US Navy Chaplain Serving in Asia and the Pacific after World War Two

1946-1957 Original Handwritten Journal with ephemera by a US Navy Chaplain Serving in Asia and the Pacific after World War Two

By: Calvin H. Elliott

Price: $759.99

Publisher: UNITED STATES; MARSHALL ISLANDS; GUAM; SHANGHAI, 1946

Seller ID: 0010002

Condition: good


On offer is a fine hardcover notebook written by a United States Navy chaplain following World War Two. Included as well are a number of pieces of ephemera and legal documents, such as marriage licenses, an invitation to the wedding of the daughter of a US Navy Admiral, and various newspaper clippings. The author of the volume is Reverend Calvin H. Elliott, an Episcopalian minister and US Navy chaplain who served immediately after WWII. Not only does this detailed no... View more info

1936 ORIGINAL DESIGN AND DRAFT STUDY OF A MAJOR US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS RESERVOIR AND DAM PROJECT

By: U.S. ENGINEERING OFFICE

Price: $4,455.99

Publisher: WASHINGTON, DC, 1936

Seller ID: 0008066

Condition: Very Good


On offer is the original design study for a major dam project in the United States. The study is comprised of 2 documents. The main document is 10 inches by 8 inches, contains 123 pages and is in excellent condition. The second document is a technical specifications document that contains 37 pages. It too is in excellent condition. The Savage River Reservoir is a 360 acre storage reservoir in northwest Maryland. It was completed in 1952 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer... View more info