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Buford Harper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0182

This collection contains materials related to U.S. Army veteran Buford Harper’s experiences in World War II in the European Theater. Included are photostats of articles, correspondence, club membership cards, snapshots, and postcards.

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 (4 folders)

Abstract

This collection contains materials related to U.S. Army veteran Buford Harper’s experiences in World War II in the European Theater. Included are photostats of articles, correspondence, club membership cards, snapshots, and postcards.

Biographical/Historical Note

Buford Orton Harper was born September 24, 1916 to Clarence and Nora Bell Harper. Harper married Florine Watson in 1941. Harper served in the U.S. Army during World War II as part of the 375th Field Artillery Battalion in the European Theater of Operations. Harper died June 26, 2001 and is buried in Thomaston, Georgia.

Arrangement

This collection consists of four folders.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as part of MS.1314.

Acquisition Note

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

Related Archival Materials

Interested researchers may also wish to consult the Florine W. Harper Collection, CSWS.0183.

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