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Toucan Topics Newsletter

Identifier: MS-2986

  • Staff Only

The newsletter is hand typed and contains snippets of news from around the world. Such news stories include the war crimes trial for atrocities committed at Dachau Internment Camp and General Douglas MacArthur's movements in Japan. The newsletter also includes an information page about the history, flora and fauna, and primary imports and exports of British Guiana


  • 1945 August 25

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.


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This collection consists of a newsletter titled Toucan Topics, which documents events in the world abroad and on the Allied Forces' military base in the British colony of Guiana.

Biographical/Historical Note

This collection contains a typewritten newsletter given to soldiers and civilians stationed at the Allied Forces' military base in British Guiana. British Guiana, now the independent South American nation of Guyana, was a stopping point for American military personnel on their way back to the United States for reassignment.


This collection is made up of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to the University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville, Special Collections.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA