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Charles Brown Collection (1444) Finding Aid

Item Number: 14440000000

Scope and Contents

Photocopies excerpts from newsletters and articles focusing primarily on World War II battleship restoration.


  • 04 October 2004

Biographical / Historical

Charles Brown was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1950. In 1968, Brown volunteered for the United States Navy, beginning a 25-year career in the military. During this time, Brown served aboard the USS Forrestal, the USS Mt. Whitney, the USS New Jersey, the USS Iowa (BB-61), the USS Wabash, and the USS Dixon.
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
  • 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D056.7]]


  • Box N/A
  • Excerpts from The Jerseyman (Volume 1 Issue 27)
  • Excerpts from The Jerseyman (April, May, June 2004)
  • Review of USS New Jersey facts and statistics
  • Article: Keeping the Memory Alive: Iowa Association works to Keep Ship's Spirit Alive (from All Hands, January 1991)
  • Excerpts from The Big Stick: Newsletter of Historic Ships Memorial at Pacific Square (Fall 2003)
  • Excerpts from The Dreadnaught: Newsletter of the Battleship Texas Foundation (Volume 6, Issue 3, Spring 2004)
  • Excerpts from Now Hear This: Official Newsletter of the Friends of the Battleship Wisconsin (Summer 2004, Issue 4)
  • Excerpts from The Bridge (2004 Issue 1)
  • Article: The Crack in Barbette III by Richard Landgraff
  • Traditions of the Navy: Origins of Their Terms and Customs by Windas
  • Salt Shakers by Walt Munson and other cartoons
  • Miscellaneous articles and poems
  • Excerpts from The Jerseyman (3rd Quarter 2006)

Pub Credit Line
14440000000, Charles Brown Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 04 Oct 2004 [Updated: 05 Sep 2006]