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Rockwell (Jeanette Sledge) archive related to to South Pacific Army Base libraries
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Jeanette Sledge Rockwell archive related to to South Pacific Army Base libraries
    source: Robert H. Rubin - Books
    creator: Rockwell, Jeanette Sledge
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS.PHOTO.0578
    Physical Description: 0.25 Linear Feet 1/2 mb
    Date (inclusive): 1941-1945

    Biographical / Historical

    Jeanette Sledge Rockwell (died 1975) was a librarian. She received her library degree from Columbia University in 1938 and went on to work at the New York Public Library and the Library of Hawaii, Honolulu. During World War II she worked to establish recreational libraries for servicemen on the islands of Honolulu, Saipan, Iwo Jima, Guam, and others in the Marianas group and became the Western Pacific Base Command Head Librarian.

    Scope and Contents

    Materials include photographs and documents related to the Army Library Service and Western Pacific Base Command. Includes photographs of library locations and librarians (including Jeanette), news clippings and pamphlets with features about the libraries, and other ephemera. Also includes a group of photographs, not specific to the libraries, documenting military base life in these islands duing wartime.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Purchase; 2017. Accession MSS 2017-372.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.

    Conditions Governing Use

    While Special Collections is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Jeanette Sledge Rockwell archive related to to South Pacific Army Base libraries (Mss Photo 0578). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Robert H. Rubin - Books
    Rockwell, Jeanette Sledge