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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Separated Material

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Nora Eloise Brazier Papers, 1943-1946



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Brazier, Nora Eloise
Title: Brazier, Nora Eloise, Papers
Dates: 1943-1946
Abstract: Containing photographs, correspondence, leaflets and publications, the Nora Eloise Brazier Papers, 1943-1946, document her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES.
Accession No.: 2014-224
OCLC No.: 900784826
Extent: 3 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Yeoman 2nd Class Nora Eloise Brazier was a member of Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES) between March 1944 and March 1946. WAVES was established on July 1942 as a World War II division of the U.S. Navy that consisted entirely of women. Their official name was the U.S. Naval Reserve (Women's Reserve). These women served in a far wider range of occupations than had the Yeomen (F) during World War I. Thousands of WAVES performed previously atypical duties in the aviation community, Judge Advocate General Corps, medical professions, communications, intelligence, science and technology.

Sources:

“World War II era WAVES”. Naval History and Heritage Command. Accessed December 9, 2014. http://www.history.navy.mil/photos/prs-tpic/females/wave-ww2.htm .

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Scope and Contents

Containing photographs, correspondence, leaflets and publications, the Nora Eloise Brazier Papers, 1943-1946, document her service in the U.S. Navy WAVES. Materials include WAVES. photographs and publications, discharge documents, war ration books, and U.S. Navy related publications including training manuals, periodicals, prayer books and documents related to the Training Center at Gulfport, Mississippi.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Brazier, Nora Eloise--Archives
Subjects (Organizations)
United States. Naval Reserve. Women’s Reserve--History--Sources
Subjects
World War, 1939-1945--Women
Places
Gulfport (Miss.)

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Separated Material

Some material has been separated to the Artifacts Collection.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Nora Eloise Brazier Papers, 1943-1946, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Paloma Graciani Picardo, December 2014.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3K211.1 Discharge Documents, 1946.
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2W93B Photographs, [circa 1944-1946].
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3K211.1 Training Center at Gulfport, Mississippi, Materials, 1944, undated.
Training Manuals (Yeomen), February 1944.
U.S. Navy Related Publications, 1943-1946, undated.
U.S. Navy Ships' Picture Cards, undated.
War Ration Books, 1944.
W.A.V.E.S. Related Materials, 1944-1945.

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