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Stephen Alex Nemeth papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 02-17.0033

Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Stephen Alex Nemeth who served in the U.S. Navy during World War II as an armed guard aboard vessels and also served during the Korean War in the U.S. Navy.  The collection includes books, military records, photographs, and ephemera.

Dates

  • 1943-2001
  • Other: Majority of material found within 1943-1952
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/25/2017

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish, exhibit, or broadcast works from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience must be requested and granted in writing by the director of the Institute. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Institute on World War II as the owner of the physical items and the copyright holder. Possession of a copy of an item does not constitute permission to publish, exhibit, or broadcast it. The Institute on World War II and the Human Experience reserves the right to refuse permission to individuals and publishers who have not complied with its policies. Permission fees must be paid before images are provided. Please contact the director of the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience for current publication and duplication rates.

Biographical or Historical Information

Stephen Alex Nemeth was born on February 13, 1925, in New Haven, CT.  He entered service in the U.S. Navy on February 10, 1943.  Nemeth was trained and served as an armed guard aboard the S.S. Surprise, U.S.S. Abel Parker Upshur, U.S.S. Pratt and U.S.A.T. Santa Paula. He was discharged on January 18, 1946.  From 1947 to 1948 Nemeth worked as a Scrape Man for Richardson Batteries, New Brunswick, NJ.  He subsequently re-enlisted in the U.S. Navy on April 15, 1948, and served on the U.S.S. Valcour (AVP-55) and the Atlantic Reserve Fleet in Boston, MA.  He was discharged a second time on April 10, 1952.

Extent

1 folders

2 items (2 books. 1 book with 9 volumes. 1 book with 1 volume.)

Language of Materials

English

Custodial History

This collection was donated by Stephen Alex Nemeth. The collection was acquired by the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience on November 25, 2017.

Creator

Source

Title
Stephen Alex Nemeth papers
Author
Michael G. Kasper
Date
12/05/2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Institute on WWII and the Human Experience Repository