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Ron Vaughn Collection (1284) Finding Aid

Item Number: 12840000000
 Collection

Scope and Contents

Slides; photographs; artifacts; Masked Rider newsletters, brief biographies of Vice Admiral Emmett Tidd and Rear Admiral Justin Langille, III; Richard Anderson's birth certificate; newspaper articles concerning the 2001 dedication of a memorial to fallen World War II veteran and Medal of Honor winner Richard B. Anderson; photocopies of articles related to the commissioning / launching of the USS Richard B. Anderson; obituary of Rear Admiral Justin Langille, III (San Diego Union-Tribune, May 6, 1996); correspondence; photocopy of the USS Richard B. Anderson's log (January 1, 1963); Change of Command ceremony program, May 16, 1969; copy of the decommissioning prayer; information on the Naval Historical CenterPhotographic Reference Services; an issue of Life Magazine (October 23, 1970); and a brief history of the USS Richard B. Anderson all comprise the materials in the Vaughn collection.

Dates

  • 09 March 2004
Title
Finding Aid
Length (Linear Feet)
0.5
Pages
1
Location(s)
D055.6C, D055.2D (Oversized), Photograph, Slide, Newsletter, Periodical, and Museum Object Collections
1
Photographs

6 photos VA036225 - 230

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1
Slides

VAS027477 - 705

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2
Museum Objects

Matchbook from the USS Richard B. Anderson
Armed Forces Expediotionary Medal

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3
Newsletters

The Masked Rider Vol. 1 No. 2 (Winter 1999)
The Masked Rider (Sprng 1999)
The Masked Rider Vol. 2 Iss. 1 (July 2001)

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1
Serials

Life (October 23, 1970)

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  • Box 1: [1] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D055.6 ]]
  • Box 1000 : [1000 ] [TTU - Southwest Collections Building, Stacks [D054.1 ]]

Inventory

  • Richard B. Anderson birth certificate
  • Letter from Mrs. Ed Alberta announcing the death of her husband (February 29, 2000)
  • Copy of ship's log from US Archives: Woody Madden's log entry, January 1, 1963
  • USS Richard B. Anderson Change of Command ceremony program (May 16, 1969)
  • Correspondence with Vice Admiral Emmett Tidd (July 24, 1997)
  • Correspondence from Thomas G. Pletz (October 23, 1997)
  • Biographical information regarding Thomas Pletz
  • Decommissioning prayer for the USS Richard B. Anderson (December 23, 1975)
  • Biographical sketch of Vice Admiral Emmett Tidd
  • Hand-written letter to Vaughn from Emmett Tidd
  • Biographical sketch of Vice Admiral Emmett Tidd
  • Photocopy of an article from the Baltimore Sun (January 8, 1972): 7th Fleet commander named new academy head. And written notes in margin from Tidd
  • Photocopy of an article from the Washington Post (June 22, 1972): New Academy Boss: Relaxed, Strong
  • Photocopy of a Distinguished Service Medal award citation for Vice Admiral William P. Mack (April 10, 1971)
  • Biographical sketch of Vice Admiral William P. Mack
  • Photographic reproduction order form for Naval Historical Center photographs filled out by Vaughn (October 6, 1997)
  • Brief history of the USS Richard B. Anderson (DD-786)
  • Photocopied articles regarding the commissioning / launching of the USS Richard B. Anderson (no dates)
  • Decommissioning orders for the USS Richard B. Anderson
  • Biographical sketch of Vice Admiral Emmett Tidd
  • Biographical sketch of Rear Admiral Justin Langille, III
  • Naval Historical Center Photographic Reference Services materials
  • Photocopied obituary of Rear Admiral Justin Langille, III, as it appeared in the San Diego Union - Tribune (May 6, 1996)
  • Biographical sketch of Rear Admiral Justin Langille, III, for the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego
  • Envelope addressed and postmarked from the USS Richard B. Anderson
  • Newspaper clippings from the Peninsula Daily News regarding the Richard B. Anderson Memorial Dedication in Port Angeles, Washington (May 28 and 29, 2001)
1
Photographs

6 photos VA036225 - 230

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1
Slides

VAS027477 - 705

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2
Museum Objects

Matchbook from the USS Richard B. Anderson
Armed Forces Expediotionary Medal

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3
Newsletters

The Masked Rider Vol. 1 No. 2 (Winter 1999)
The Masked Rider (Sprng 1999)
The Masked Rider Vol. 2 Iss. 1 (July 2001)

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1
Serials

Life (October 23, 1970)

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Pub Credit Line
12840000000, Ron Vaughn Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 09 Mar 2004 [Updated: 20 Mar 2018]