Relates to activities of the American destroyer Waldron in the Pacific Theater during World War II, the occupation of Tokyo Bay at the end of the war, and the subsequent history of the Waldron up to its transfer to the Colombian navy as the Santander in 1973, and its final decommissioning in 1984. In part, co-authored with Jack Melnick, an officer on the Waldron from 1952 to 1954. Includes photocopy of the official war diary of the Waldron, 1944-1945. Also includes letters of acknowledgment signed by, and miscellany relating to, Woodrow Wilson, 1912-1916.
Nine letters, including seven by Woodrow Wilson, one by George B. Pugh, and one by Louis Wiley, relating to the 1912 Democratic National Convention and to Democratic Party politics. Also includes two statements by Wilson to be transmitted to delegates at the 1912 convention, and a 1938 letter from the political scientist William Starr Myers to the sister of W. F. McCombs, relating to the papers of McCombs.