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Box 2


Contains 3 Collections and/or Records:

Certificates, 1944-1946

 File — Box: 2
Identifier: Folder 1
Item of Significance Item of Significance: “Solemn Mysteries of the Ancient Order of the Deep”, Line-Crossing Ceremony unofficial certificate (which is an initiation rite in various navies that commemorates a sailor's first crossing of the Equator), 1945
Dates: 1944-1946

Military Separation Papers , 1946

 File — Box: 2
Identifier: Folder 2
Scope and Contents From the Series: The U.S. Navy Documents series documents the involvement of Dr. Stob in the U.S Navy, prior to the start of his education and career development at Purdue. This series contains the following: official letters, 1946; legal documents, 1946; certificates, 1945-1946. Significant letters to Stob include ones from President Harry Truman and Army General Omar N. Bradley, in which they express appreciation for Stob’s service during World War II. The legal documents refer to paperwork that document the...
Dates: 1946

Correspondence , Undated

 File — Box: 2
Identifier: Folder 3
Item of Significance Item of Significance: Formal letters from President Harry Truman, thanking Stob for his service in the Armed Forces and from General Omar N. Bradley, stating the benefits that are available to the veterans.
Dates: Undated