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W.F. Clingman World War II Journal, 1945

Collection Overview

Title: W.F. Clingman World War II Journal, 1945

ID: SC/WFC

Creator: Clingman, W.F.

Extent: 0.04 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 01/07/2014

Languages: English [eng]

Abstract

W.F. Clingman, a United States Coast Guard officer, kept this handwritten journal from September 22nd to October 3rd, 1945 while assisting in minesweeping operations in the Kii Channel (Kii Suido) in Japan after the end of World War II. In the journal, Clingman describes in detail his experiences in Japan, writing about the minesweeping process, the weather, his interactions with the local Japanese people, his observations of Japanese culture and the local scenery, literature, and his desires to return to the United States.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The W.F. Clingman World War II Journal is a handwritten bound journal composed by United States Coast Guard officer W.F. Clingman in 1945. In the journal, Clingman describes in detail his experiences in Japan, writing about his work assisting a minesweeping operation, the weather, his interactions with the local Japanese people, his observations of Japanese culture and the local scenery, literature, and his desires to return to the United States.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions: Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Acquisition Source: Purchased

Preferred Citation: For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials guide.

Processing Information: Jessica Geiser, 2014

Other Note: This collection was purchased with funds generously donated by Gus and Erika Manders.


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