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Jerry Mason Collection (1740) Finding Aid

Item Number: 17400000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

More than one linear foot of patches, coins, naval administrative documents, and correspondance document Jerry Mason's service onboard the USS Kitty Hawk 1966-1967.

Dates

  • 05 March 2007

Biographical / Historical

Jerry Mason joined the Navy in 1963 and served onboard the USS Kitty Hawk from 1966 to 1967. Mason trained to work on the digital computer system for the A6A Intruder in Viginia Beach, Virginia. He was then assigned to the VA-85 Falcons and stationed on the USS Kitty Hawk for sea duty. After his tours of duty Mason graduated from Iowa State University on the GI Bill and returned to farming.
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
1.5
Pages
1
Location(s)
D043.4; Cold Storage; Museum Artifacts; Library; Photograph collection; Slide Collection
2
Books

USS Kittyhawk Yearbook 1965-1966
USS Kittyhawk Yearbook 1966-1967

1
Photographs

VA050213 - VA050254: 41 Photographs and 21 negatives document Jarry Masons tour of duty onboard the USS Kitty Hawk

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1
Slides

VAS045764-VAS045869

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18
Museum Objects

1740museum2931: Jerry Mason's dogtag
1740museum2932: Vietnam Service Ribbon
1740museum2933: Japanese Matchbook
1740museum2934: Happy Intruders patch
1740museum2939 USS Kitty Hawk patch
1740museum2940: US Navy patch
1740museum2941: Japanese Tokyo Tower souvenir keychain
1740museum2942 - 1740museum2958: Unidetified Southeast Asian nation ten cent coins
1740museum2959: 3 Hong Kong fifty cent coins
1740museum2960: 5 Philippino twenty-five centavos coins
1740museum2961: 7 Hong Kong ten cent coins
1740museum2962: 25 Philippino twenty-five centavos coins
1740museum2963: 7 Philippino ten centavos coins
1740museum2964: Unidentified Southeast Asian coin
1740museum2965: 2 Japanese one-hundred yen coins
1740museum2966: Japanese fifty yen coin
1740museum2967: Japanese one-hundred yen coins
1740museum2968: Unidentified Southeast Asian coin

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1
Moving Images

1740VI2364: Super 8mm film titled "Japan and our Navy"

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D043.4 ]]
  • 1000: [1000] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D054.1 ]]

Inventory

  • Correspondance from 29 December, 1965 to 28 December, 1966
  • Correspondance from 2 January, 1967 to 28 November 1967
  • Assorted personal documents
  • Naval administrative documents
  • Brochures on the USS Kittyhawk
  • Certificate for crossing the International Date Line
  • Single page from the Iowa Farm and Home Register
2
Books

USS Kittyhawk Yearbook 1965-1966
USS Kittyhawk Yearbook 1966-1967

1
Photographs

VA050213 - VA050254: 41 Photographs and 21 negatives document Jarry Masons tour of duty onboard the USS Kitty Hawk

Click here to view all Photographs
1
Slides

VAS045764-VAS045869

Click here to view all Slides
18
Museum Objects

1740museum2931: Jerry Mason's dogtag
1740museum2932: Vietnam Service Ribbon
1740museum2933: Japanese Matchbook
1740museum2934: Happy Intruders patch
1740museum2939 USS Kitty Hawk patch
1740museum2940: US Navy patch
1740museum2941: Japanese Tokyo Tower souvenir keychain
1740museum2942 - 1740museum2958: Unidetified Southeast Asian nation ten cent coins
1740museum2959: 3 Hong Kong fifty cent coins
1740museum2960: 5 Philippino twenty-five centavos coins
1740museum2961: 7 Hong Kong ten cent coins
1740museum2962: 25 Philippino twenty-five centavos coins
1740museum2963: 7 Philippino ten centavos coins
1740museum2964: Unidentified Southeast Asian coin
1740museum2965: 2 Japanese one-hundred yen coins
1740museum2966: Japanese fifty yen coin
1740museum2967: Japanese one-hundred yen coins
1740museum2968: Unidentified Southeast Asian coin

Click here to view all Museum Objects
1
Moving Images

1740VI2364: Super 8mm film titled "Japan and our Navy"

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Pub Credit Line
17400000000, Jerry Mason Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 05 Mar 2007 [Updated: 25 Sep 2009]