Ben Bahlmann interview with Gordon E. Douglass

Ben Bahlmann interview with Gordon E. Douglass

Dates: 1998 November 22

Typescript of an interview conducted by Ben Bahlmann on 22 Nov. 1998 in Spanish Fork, Utah. The audiocassettes from which the interview was transcribed were retained by Bahlmann. Douglass talks about his service in the United States Navy during World War II. He was involved in coding and decoding messages largely on the USS Wyoming.

  • Extent: 118 p. 1 interview
  • Creator: Bahlmann, Ben. -- Douglass, Gordon E.
  • Call Number: MSS 3025
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Interview must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3025; Ben Bahlmann interview with Gordon E. Douglass; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3025, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was donated to the office of Special Collections by Ben Bahlmann.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Ben Bahlmann.
Subject Terms
Military; Politics, Government, and Law; World War, 1939-1945--Naval operations, American; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
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Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Bahlmann (Ben) interview with Gordon E. Douglass
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Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-05T04:20-0700
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Biographical/Historical note

Douglass was a resident of Spanish Fork, Utah, at the time of the interview. He served in the United State Navy during World War II.

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