United States. Coast Guard
- Existence: 1915-
The United States Coast Guard is the primary federal agency that promotes maritime safety, security, and environmental stewardship in all U.S. waterways and ports. They employ various authorities, broad jurisdiction, flexible operational capabilities, and a network of partnerships with over 50,000 members.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Marylu McEwen papers
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 102
Scope and Contents The Marylu McEwen papers document the personal and professional life of Marylu McEwen, from her time as a student at Purdue University from 1964-1968 through her long career in higher education. A large portion of the collection depicts her relationships with the Deans of Women and Deans of Students at Purdue University from her time as a student in the 1960s into adulthood and retirement. Types of materials include correspondence, clippings, photographs, speeches, and articles. Also included...
Dates: 1964 - 2014
Dorothy Stratton U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Christening and Commissioning collection
Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 111
Abstract This collection contains material documenting two events: the christening in 2010 and the commissioning in 2012 of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton, named after Purdue University’s first full-time Dean of Women, and Director of the U.S. Coast Guard Women’s Reserve, Dorothy Stratton.
Dates: 2010 - 2012; Other: Date acquired: 04/10/2012
Russell R. Waesche collection
Collection — Box: Communal Collections 47, Placement: 15
Identifier: MSA 338
Scope and Contents Four photographs of Admiral Russell Randolph Waesche and three photocopies of U.S. Coast Guard press releases related to three of the photographs: one announcing the "world's largest fireboat fleet" (undated); one announcing Waesche receiving a Distinguished Service Medal (January 15, 1946); and one announcing Waesche's death (October 17, 1946).