Ms 53 Ralph C. Huston, Jr. Collection

SCOPE & CONTENT: Ms 53 Ralph C. Huston, Jr. Collection

Ralph C. Huston, Jr. was a World War II USS COBIA crew member who was killed in action aboard the submarine. He joined the Navy in October of 1943 and was killed February 26, 1945. The collection includes correspondence between Huston and his family, official correspondence and documents from the U.S. Navy related to his death, letters written from other COBIA crew members to Huston’s family following his death, copies of his obituary and other miscellaneous documents. See also the artifacts and photographs in the Huston Collection. In 1 box, 0.4 cubic feet.

  • Ms 53.1 Correspondence
    • Ms 53.1-1 Correspondence between Ralph C. Huston, Jr. and his family, October 1943 to March 1945
    • Ms 53.1-2 Official U.S. Navy correspondence and documents, 1943-1950
    • Ms 53.1-3 Correspondence to the Huston family from USS COBIA crew members, 28 February 1945 to 13 May 1945
  • Ms 53.2 Miscellaneous documents (includes news clippings/obituaries), 1944-1946