Records created by the Student Affairs office at West Virginia University regarding establishment of a campus memorial of mast and bell from the World War II era battleship USS West Virginia and from the armored cruiser USS West Virginia respectively. Records regarding the battleship mast include historical information, dedication information (1963), photographs of battleship and mast, clippings, and correspondence of Joseph E. Gluck and others (1960-2001). Records regarding the bell include dedication information (1967) and correspondence (1966-2002).
Historical Information (folder 1) includes, among other material:
Thanksgiving Day Menu (USS West Virginia), 1937
U.S. Navy Report -- State Summary of War Casualties [West Virginia]; 1946
List of the Personnel Attached to the USS West Virginia Whose Deaths Occurred as the Result of the Attack on 7 December 1941 at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii; undated
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
1549 University Ave. P.O. Box 6069
A&M 5156, West Virginia University, Student Affairs, Records Regarding USS West Virginia, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries. https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/repositories/2/resources/3932 Accessed January 17, 2020.