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Boyd Porter Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0090

This collection contains military documents and photographs from Charles Boyd Porter who was deployed in the European Theater during World War II with the 253rd Armored Field Artillery. Documents in this collection depict military records and handdrawn maps displaying routes taken through Europe from 1944-1945. The photographs show groups of troops, many taken at training camps in the U.S., and a framed picture of the members of Battery A 187.

Dates

  • 1942-1945

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

0.1 Linear Feet (2 folders)

Abstract

This collection contains military documents and photographs from Boyd Porter who was deployed in the European Theater during World War II with the 253rd Armored Field Artillery.

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as part of MS.1230.

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