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Robert Franklin Gates papers, 1910-1988, bulk 1928-1988

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1928-1975
(Box 1, OV 4; 34 folders)

Biographical material includes resumes, biographical accounts, award certificates, and Navy Department employment records which include letters, writings, floor plan drawings, and photographs concerning Gates's designs for three-dimensional photo-surfaced topography models during World War II. Also included are records of employment through a State Department Specialists Grant, address lists, teaching notes, writings about Gates, and a guest book signed by colleagues celebrating Gate's forty years at American University.
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Student Pilot Permit, 1928
1
1
Resumes and Biographical Accounts, 1957-1967, undated
1
2
Award Certificates, 1933-1975
(2 folders)
1
3-4
Navy Department Employment Records, 1942-1951
(20 folders; oversized items housed in OV 4)
1
5-24
State Department Specialists Grant Employment Records, 1966-1967
(3 folders)
1
25-27
Address Lists, 1956, undated
(2 folders)
1
28-29
Teaching Notes, undated
1
30
Writings about Robert Gates, 1962, undated
(2 folders)
1
31-32
Guest Book for Roberts Gates "Gala,", 1975
1
33
Nine Oversize Drawings of Floor Plans for the Photo-Surfaced Model Project from the Navy Department Employment Records, 1945
(removed from Box 1, F 5-24)
OV 4

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