Commemorative Items from the Launching of the S.S. Gustavus Victory, 1945.

CAMC Collection 69



Commemorative Items from the Launching of the S.S. Gustavus Victory, 1945.  CAMC Collection 69.  2 folders and 1 small box.


ABSTRACT
:
The Launching of the S.S. Gustavus Victory collection contains correspondence about the naming of the ship and the launching celebration, a commemorative book from the launching, and the bottle used to christen the ship.  The S.S. Gustavus Victory was built by Bethlehem – Fairfield Shipyard in Baltimore from May-July 1945.  The book holds photos of the launching, along with descriptions, statistics, and information on the building process of a naval ship.


RESTRICTIONS:

There are some restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes, due to broken glass. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Researchers must use collection in accordance with the policies of the College Archives, the Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library, and Gustavus Adolphus College.


COLLECTION CITATION:
Commemorative Items from the Launching of the S.S. Gustavus Victory, 9 July 1945.  CAMC Collection 69.  Gustavus Adolphus College Archives, St. Peter, Minnesota.


PROCESSED BY:
Adrianna Darden processed this collection and developed the finding aid during November 2010.


SUBJECT HEADINGS:

S.S. “Gustavus Victory” (Ship).
Victory ships.
Shipbuilding - United States – History.

 

CAMC Collection 69

Box

Folder

Broken christening bottle,  9 July 1945  RESTRICTED

1

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Correspondence, May-November 1945

2

2

“Launching of The Gustavus Victory,” 9 July 1945

2

1