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Stanley Matthews Papers

Identifier: MSS-544-BC

Scope and Content

These papers of Stanley Matthews primarily relate to his 30 year career in the U.S. Navy, 1910-1940. He served with the rank of Chief Water Tender on the U.S.S. New Mexico, 1922-26. The collection consists of 3 folders. Folder 1 contains correspondence to and from the U.S. Navy concerning Matthews' pay, change of address, and qualifications. The folder also contains a letter describing a shared naval experience in Mexico. Folder 2 consists of information relating to the USS New Mexico and includes a pamphlet, a roster of officers, a ship's newsletter, and a menu. Folder 3 primarily contains a roster of officers and crew on the USS Huntington during 1918, exam papers, a calendar of events and a leather packet of service and appointment papers. Folder 4 contains photographs.


  • 1910-1940


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Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Copy Restrictions

Limited duplication of CSWR material is allowed for research purposes. User is responsible for compliance with all copyright, privacy, and libel laws. Permission is required for publication or distribution.


1 box (.25 cu. ft.)

Related Archival Material

USS New Mexico photographs and printed material. Center for Southwest Research, University Libraries, University of New Mexico. USS New Mexico Newsletters and Printed Ephemera. Center for Southwest Research, University Libraries, University of New Mexico.
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Repository Details

Part of the UNM Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections Repository

University of New Mexico Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections
University Libraries, MSC05 3020
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque NM 87131