Robinson, Donald E.

Donald E. Robinson papers, 1943–1948.
1 box, plus 2 photos in filing cabinet (0.2 linear feet).
About Donald E. Robinson

Donald E. Robinson served in World War II on USS Bennington. His rank was mailman third class.

About the collection

Papers of Donald E. Robinson related to his service in the U.S. Navy serving aboard USS Bennington. Materials include: letters to his parents; letters to Robinson from family, friends, and fellow church members; several issues of Bennington newsletters, including The Busy B; “Ben-Trav-Log” form letters; ID cards and travel passes; a plank owner certificate; maps of Bennington’s movements; a printed pictorial history of Bennington; certificates; a “serviceman’s address book”; pamphlets and menu from the commissioning of Bennington; church service programs; photographs taken on board Bennington, including photos of Robinson; and application materials for a veteran’s bonus.

Subjects
  • Bennington (Aircraft carrier)
  • World War, 1939-1945–Naval operations
Types of material
  • Correspondence
  • Maps
  • Photograph
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