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Overview of the Langan Waterman Swent diaries
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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Langan Waterman Swent diaries
    Dates: 1942-1944
    Collection Number: 93064
    Creator: Swent, Langan Waterman, 1916-1992
    Collection Size: 2 manuscript boxes (0.8 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Relates to landing craft tank (LCT) operations in the Mediterranean theater during World War II, and especially to the landings at Anzio. Includes both original diaries and typed transcripts.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In English

    Administrative Information

    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/Historical Note

    Lieutenant commander, United States Navy; landing craft tank commander, 1942-1944.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Relates to landing craft tank (LCT) operations in the Mediterranean theater during World War II, and especially to the landings at Anzio. Includes both original diaries and typed transcripts.

    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.
    Landing craft.
    Anzio Beachhead, 1944.
    World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Italy.
    World War, 1939-1945--Amphibious operations.
    World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations.