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Catherine Ann Bennett Collection

Identifier: WV 0697

Content Description

This collection contains various military items related to Catherine Ann Bennett including a 1974 cap, a flight suit "zimmer", navy blue jacket with pins, photographs, and papers.


  • Majority of material found within 1974-1999

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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Biographical Note

Catherine Ann Bennett (1951-2006), of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, served in the United States Coast Guard from 1974-1999.She was a Marine Safety and a Operational Law Enforcement officer. Bennett attended the University of St. Clara and graduated in 1973 before entering the Coast Guard a year after.

Her background in military readiness began when assigned to MSO Galveston, Texas, where she was a Command Project Officer for exercise Nifty Nugget, coordinating and later drafting a unity war plan for future soliders. From the period July 1986 to March 1987, Bennett served as a Readiness Officer before attending the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island, in January 1989.


1.25 Linear Feet (5 folders and 1 textile box )

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Metadata Rights Declarations

  • License: This record is made available under an Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Creative Commons license.

Condition Description

The condition of the materials is good.

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Processed by Matthew McCarthy.

Catherine Ann Bennett Collection
Matthew McCarthy
2022 April
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Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

P.O. Box 26170
320 College Ave.
Greensboro NC 27402-6170 US