This collection provides free online access to a selection of the papers of Victor B. Lawhead, former Ball State University education professor and administrator from 1950 to 1984 and U.S. Navy veteran, serving in the Pacific Theater in World War II.
The bulk of the collection dates from 1940 to 1953, documenting Lawhead’s Naval career during which he served on a minesweeper in the Pacific Ocean; he later served in the U.S. Naval Reserve. The collection includes U.S. Navy newspapers and periodicals, notebooks and training manuals, U.S. Navy reports, and guidebooks and language guides published for U.S. Navy personnel.
A complete collection of the papers of Victor B. Lawhead documenting his Naval and academic career is available at Ball State University Archives & Special Collections.