Collection consists of programs, ephemera, engineering logs, orders, alumni correspondence, and other material related to the U.S.S. Colorado, an American battleship. Commissioned in 1923, the U.S.S. Colorado served in World War II in the Pacific, taking part in the battles of Tarawa, Saipan, Guam, Leyte, Minoro, Okinawa, and others. The vessel was decommissioned in 1947.