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Robert Hooper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0140

Robert Hooper served during World War II in the European theater. This collection contains much of his correspondence - mainly addressed to his family - featuring his time in the service and describing some of his troop's movements. The majority of this material is photocopies.

Series I: Correspondence from Hooper contains several letters written by Hooper to Colonol Babcock, but most letters are addressed to his family and tell of his daily life in the service.

Series II: Correspondence to Hooper contains a few letters addressed to Hooper.

Series III: Other Correspondence includes two letters, one to "Walt from Whitey" and another from "Jiggs."

Series IV: Staplers Stories includes three different copies of Staplers Stories: Nos. 64, 67, and 163.

Series V: Other Documents contains an affidavit, a sermon, a business card, several envelopes, a receipt, and an ad for Yardley Hair Tonic.

Dates

  • 1943-1945, 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

0.25 Linear Feet (5 folders)

Abstract

Robert Hooper served during World War II in the European theater. This collection contains much of his correspondence - mainly addressed to his family - featuring his time in the service and describing some of his troop's movements.

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information available.

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