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Silverplate Urn, “Presented to Benyaurd B. Wygant Captain, United States Navy, Retired by Northwestern University in Grateful Recognition of His Distinguished Service as Commanding Officer of the Naval Reserve Midshipmen’s School Abbott Hall, Northwestern University 15 August 1940 to 30 July 1945", undated
Item — Box: 20, Item: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The papers and artifacts of Benyaurd B. Wygant fill 21 boxes and span the period 1898 through 2005, with most items dating from the period 1917-1945. The collection documents in great detail Wygant’s life and career as an officer of the United States Navy. Wygant’s diaries and correspondence afford an intimate look at Wygant’s military responsibilities and the execution of his duties. Those forms of record, as well as more formal writings, also reflect his thoughts on naval strategy,...