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Vaughn F. Wright Collection, 1917-1941
MSS 76  
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Description
Collection materials consist of photographs and scrapbooks from Wright's naval time in the Philippine Islands and China.
Background
Vaughn Forest Wright, naval career officer, served in World Wars I and II. He was a Chief Petty Officer in the Navy Medical Corps. He was born December 30, 1894 in Fruitvale (an Oakland District) Alameda County and died in October 3, 1951 in San Francisco. His family traveled across the plains in the 1860s and homesteaded in Tehama County. Vaughn Wright's father was Forest Henry Wright, born in Tehama County, died in El Cerrito, Contra Costa County. He served as El Cerrito's town marshal and City Treasurer.
Extent
1 linear foot
Restrictions
Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection open for research.