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Rough & Ready Acorn, 1949-1963
MSS 326  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Rough & Ready Acorn
    Dates: 1945-1963
    Collection number: MSS 326
    Collection Size: 1 linear foot
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Dept. of Special Collections
    Stockton, California 95211
    Abstract: The Rough and Ready Acorn is a newspaper that was produced by the Naval Supply Annex on Rough and Ready Island in Stockton, California. Volume 1 began in 1945. This collection consists of 198 bi-monthly 4-page issues.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    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.

    Preferred Citation

    Rough & Ready Acorn. MSS 326. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library.

    Biography / Administrative History

    A naval base was established on Rough and Ready Island in 1933, placing Stockton in a strategic position during the Cold War. It was an active base for over 50 years. It closed in 1996.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Rough and Ready Acorn is a newspaper that was produced by the Naval Supply Annex on Rough and Ready Island in Stockton, California. Volume 1 began in 1945. This collection consists of 198 bi-monthly 4-page issues.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    United States Navy - Periodicals
    California - Stockton - History