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John H. Lawrence Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0099

This collection features documents about John H. Lawrence and his fellow crew members of the 36th Tank Battalion in the 8th Armored Division. Most of this material centers around reunions of this Division following World War II. This collection includes battalion rosters, convention flyers, and several news articles.

Series I: 36th Tank Battalion Papers contains a 1987 roster of the 36th Tank Battalion and a 36th Tank Battalion schedule.

Series II: 8th Armored Division Conventions contains three different convention flyers for the 8th Armored Division.

Series III: News Articles contains several news articles, most dated after the WWII. One, however, was printed during the war and addressed to soldier's wives.

Dates

  • 1943, 1975-1977, 1982-1987, undated

Language

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 (1 folder)

Abstract

This collection features documents about John H. Lawrence and his fellow crew members of the 36th Tank Battalion in the 8th Armored Division.

Biographical/Historical Note

John H. Lawrence (1917-1998) was a member of the 36th Tank Battalion of the 8th Armored Division during World War II. He served in the European theatre during his time.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as part of MS.1427

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