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Birch Park Henderson Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0188

This collection contains documents and a taped interview related to World War II veteran Birch Park Henderson’s experience in the European Theater of war. Included are pamphlets and articles related to the 4th Infantry Division; a biography of Major General George Mabry, Jr., and an article on Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. Also included is a taped interview with Henderson.

Dates

  • 1940-1945, 1981-1986

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 documents and a taped interview related to World War II veteran Birch Park Henderson’s experience in the European Theater of war.

Biographical/Historical Note

Birch Park Henderson, Jr., was born January 10, 1913 to Birch Park and Anna Mae Bell Henderson. He married Ora Emert in 1943. Henderson was a member of the 4th Infantry Division of the U. S. Army and participated in the assault and landing at Utah Beach, France, on June 6, 1944 (D-Day). Henderson died March 19, 2006, and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in four folders.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as part of MS.1314 and MS.1881.

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