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  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Langan Waterman Swent diaries
    Date (inclusive): 1942-1970
    Collection Number: 93064
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes (1.3 linear feet)
    Abstract: Diaries, 1942-1944, relating to landing craft tank (LCT) operations in the Mediterranean theater during World War II, and especially to the landings at Anzio, including both original diaries and typed transcripts; and reports and protocols of International Labour Organisation meetings, 1968-1970, relating to industrial relations in the mining industry.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Swent, Langan Waterman, 1916-1992.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Langan Waterman Swent diaries, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1993.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    Lieutenant commander, United States Navy; landing craft tank commander, 1942-1944; subsequently mining company executive.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Diaries, 1942-1944, relating to landing craft tank (LCT) operations in the Mediterranean theater during World War II, and especially to the landings at Anzio, including both original diaries and typed transcripts; and reports and protocols of International Labour Organisation meetings, 1968-1970, relating to industrial relations in the mining industry.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations.
    World War, 1939-1945--Amphibious operations.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    Anzio, Battle of, Anzio, Italy, 1944
    Landing craft.
    United States. Navy.
    Mines and mineral resources.
    International Labour Organisation.