Solomon Chamberlain wrote to a state official requesting a certificate of his father's service in the Revolution. Eliphalet Chamberlain was a resident of Colchester, Connecticut, when he enlisted. He rose to the rank of Lieutenant with the Continental Army. The application is countersigned by Orson Wallbridge, Justice of the Peace
Photocopy of a handwritten letterd dated 19 Oct. 1973 and addressed to "Dear Aunt Hazel." Redd tells his aunt that her mother, Sariah Louisa Chamberlain, was sealed to her father, Solomon Chamberlain, by proxy in a Mormon Temple
Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
This photostat reproduces a typewritten manuscript made in 1934 from the handwritten sketch by Solomon Chamberberlain in 1858. That manuscript was found by Terressa Artemesia Redd Romney in the Church Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
The collection consists of postcards and photographs of Yale University. The postcards are part of the American Scenes Postal Card series; the photographs are print copies of the postcard scenes. Included are negatives as well as some non-Yale images.
John Yetka describes his personal experiences while in Navy service before and during World War II as engineer aboard the USS Louisville and the USS Cape Esperance and subsequent work experiences in Wisconsin following the war. Yetka, growing up in Milwaukee during the depression years, rose to senior foreman in Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) before joining the Navy in 1939 (following in his brother's footsteps). He attended basic training at the Great Lakes Training Center prior to assignment on the Louisville as an engineer in the "black gang." Yetka touches upon USS Louisville's good will cruise to Recife (Brazil) and Montevideo (Uruguay) in time to see the Graf Spee scuttled. Following a mission carrying gold and platinum bullion from South Africa to New York, Yetka's brother came on board the Louisville prior to shipping out to the Philippines. Yetka reflects on providing escort for civilian transport ships from Philippines to American Samoa while not knowing that Pearl Harbor ... Read More
Susan Davidson reads her essay about John Chamberlain's life and work, which pertains to the retrospective at the Guggenheim. Susan Davidson and Vincent Katz discuss the music performed, compare it to some of John Chamberlain's sculptures, talk about Chamberlain creating a list of titles which he randomly used for works, studying poetry at Black Mountain College, his conceptual projects in the 60's dealing with smells, how he thought of his works as feminime and concludes with his Laboratory Period in the late 60's and early 70's
Susan Davidson reads her essay about John Chamberlain's life and work, which pertains to the retrospective at the Guggenheim. Susan Davidson and Vincent Katz discuss poetry, how John Chamberlain created titles for his works, his use of the terms "fluff" and "glare", how Chamberlain talked about music such as Blues, Bebop, Reggae and Hip hop, and concludes with a brief discussion of his work