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F. Michael O'Brien Papers, 1969-1991, MS 265
The collection consists of five unpublished manuscripts, entitled "Phantom II"; "The U.S. Navy's Blue Angels in Phantoms"; "Tomcats, Foxbats and Eagles"; "Super CAG"; and "The Desert Storm." The first three manuscripts focus on military aircraft and their development, the fourth is a novel set in the Cold War, and the last, a poem, focuses on the Persian Gulf War
Lawrence Allen Odlin Papers, 1914-1961, MS 387
Lawrence Allen Odlin was an officer in the United States Navy and a graduate of Dartmouth College. The Odlin Papers focus on Odlin's service as an officer in the U.S. Navy's Supply Corps, especially his duty at the Seattle Naval Supply Depot during World War II and authorship of "Principles of Navy Purchasing."
Quarter-Bill of the Fourth Division of the U.S.S. Ohio, 1839, (transferred to MS 2)
No description available.
Station-Bill and Liberty List of the U.S.S. Ohio, 1839, MS (transferred to MS 2)
No description available.
Watch-Bill and Liberty List of the Fourth Division of the U.S.S. Ohio, 1839, (transferred to MS 2)
No description available.
Watch-, Quarter-, and Station-Bill of the U.S.S. Ohio, 1838, (transferred to MS 2)
No description available.
A Sketch of the Cruise of the U.S. Ship Ontario, 1833-1836, MS 396
"A Sketch of the Cruise of the U.S. Ship Ontario" spans the years 1833 to 1836. The volume consists primarily of a private journal kept my an unnamed member of the sloop-of-war Ontario's crew, offering details of the ship's various ports of call, interactions with foreign vessels, and aspects of shipboard life, including discipline and recreation.
Howard E. Orem Papers, 1919-1956, MS 428
Howard E. Orem was an admiral in the United States Navy and a member of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1922. The papers are largely the product of Vice Admiral Orem's service with Cruiser Divisions Six and Seven during World War II, his command of U.S.S. Houston, his tour as Commander Naval Forces, Germany, and his time as a midshipman at the United States Naval Academy.
Philip R. Osborn Papers, 1918-1998, MS 446
Philip R. Osborn was an officer in the United States Navy and a member of the United States Naval Academy Class of 1929. The Philip R. Osborn Papers span from 1918 to 1998. The papers focus primarily on Osborn's service and instruction aboard the battleship U.S.S. Colorado, as well as his scrapbooking activities spanning from World War I through the first Project Mercury flight and the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Francis A. Osbourn Papers, 1862-1866 and 1900, MS 329
The Francis Osbourn Papers primarily span Osbourn's career in the Twentieth Regiment Indiana Volunteers and the Sixth Regiment U.S. Colored Troops from 1862 to 1866. The papers, mostly letters, focus on Osbourn's duties, experiences and observations, and requests for items from home. Osbourn witnessed the battle between the U.S.S. Monitor and the C.S.S. Virginia.
This collection is also available electronically in the Nimitz Library Digital Collections.

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