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ITEM — Box: Small Manuscript Collections 01 Identifier: H MS c585

Howard A. Naquin letter to Henry Moorman describing his experience on D-Day

Content Description

Consists of one letter written on June 11, 1944, from Howard A. Naquin to his former Harvard Medical School classmate, Henry Dean "Hank" Moorman, describing his experience aboard a United States military ship off the coast of France on D-Day, June 6, 1944.


  • 11 June 1944


Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

The Harvard Medical Library does not hold copyright on all materials in the collection. Researchers are responsible for identifying and contacting any third-party copyright holders for permission to reproduce or publish. For more information on the Center's use, publication, and reproduction policies, view our Reproductions and Use Policy.


0.01 cubic feet (1 file folder)

Biographical / Historical

Howard A. Naquin was a graduate of Harvard Medical School and, at the time of his death in 1972, a surgeon at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland.

Howard Naquin married Mary Guthrie Miller in 1943, and they had four children: Carole, Stuart, David, and Susan.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gifted to the Harvard Medical Library by Jane Carruthers Moorman, April 2019 (Accession #2019-191).

Processing Information

Processed by Hanna Clutterbuck-Cook and Charlotte Lellman in June 2021. Collection was processed according to Level 1 protocol.

Naquin, Howard A., 1918-1972. Letter to Henry Moorman describing his experience on D-Day, 11 June 1944: A Finding Aid
Hanna Clutterbuck-Cook, Charlotte Lellman
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Repository Details

Part of the Center for the History of Medicine (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine) Repository

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