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North Callahan’s “The Biggest Screwball Outfit in the Army”

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0224

A copy of North Callahan’s article, “The Biggest Screwball Outfit in the Army: The Recruiting Publicity Bureau of the United States Army Was a Beehive of Important Activity in World War II But Also at Times a Barrel of Fun,” which appeared in Officer Review.

Dates

  • 1984 June

Language of Materials

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 Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Overview

A copy of North Callahan’s article, “The Biggest Screwball Outfit in the Army: The Recruiting Publicity Bureau of the United States Army Was a Beehive of Important Activity in World War II But Also at Times a Barrel of Fun,” which appeared in Officer Review.

Biographical / Historical

Horace North Callahan (1908-2004) was a journalist, scholar, and World War II veteran. Callahan graduated from University of Tennessee Chattanooga in 1930. He worked for several newspapers in Tennessee, Texas, and New York. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II where he directed recruitment publicity. Following the war, he earned master’s degrees from Columbia University and New York University, and he was Professor Emeritus of History with New York University.

Arrangement

This collection is in one folder.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as part of MS.1259.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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