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Frank Kersnowski Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0072

This collection consists of materials regarding Lt. Frank L. Kersnowski, a staff sergeant at a hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii during World War II. This collection includes military documents, newspapers, publications, photographs, and a scrapbook. Most publications are photocopies.

Dates

  • 1939-1946, 1986, 1989, undated

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

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.

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet (1 record box and 1 flat box)

Abstract

This collection consists of materials regarding Lt. Frank L. Kersnowski, a staff sergeant at a hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii during World War II.

Biographical/Historical Note

Frank L. Kersnowski was born in Pennsylvania on October 15, 1907. His parents were Polish immigrants. He was a soldier in the U.S. Army. During World War II, he was a Staff Sergeant in the Army at a military hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii. He was married to Nell Kersnowski. He died on May 24, 1964, and is buried in Kingsport,TN.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as separate files within MS.1881, MS.1608, and MS.1230. It was also listed under the name "Frank Kernowski."

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated through the University of Tennessee's Center for the Study of War and Society.

Repository Details

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

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480