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Hugh H. Dossett Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0240

A scrapbook compiled by Hugh H. Dossett of newspaper clippings throughout World War II. Many clippings document the military and personal activities of service members, including inductions, marriages, homecomings, and deaths, and many of these individuals are from east Tennessee or southeast Kentucky. Other clippings document national news of the war. Also included are three full issues of the following newspapers: The Advance-Sentinel (Jellico, Tenn.), June 15, 1945; The Blue and Gray (Harrogate, Tenn.), June 22, 1945; and Daily News (Middlesboro, Kentucky), July 2, 1945.

Dates

  • circa 1941-1945

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

0.25 Linear Feet (1 flat box)

Overview

A scrapbook compiled by Hugh H. Dossett of newspaper clippings throughout World War II. Many clippings document the military and personal activities of service members, including inductions, marriages, homecomings, and deaths, and many of these individuals are from east Tennessee or southeast Kentucky. Other clippings document national news of the war. Also included are three full issues of the following newspapers: The Advance-Sentinel (Jellico, Tenn.), June 15, 1945; The Blue and Gray (Harrogate, Tenn.), June 22, 1945; and Daily News (Middlesboro, Kentucky), July 2, 1945.

Biographical / Historical

Hugh Hope Dossett was born October 31, 1916. In 1940, Dossett and Mary Lorene Vannoy (1921-1998) married in Claiborne County, Tennessee. Dossett enlisted with the U.S. Army in 1943. He died November 18, 2001 and is buried in Knox County, Tenn.

Arrangement

This collection is in one flat box. Loose items from the scrapbook have been placed into folders.

Other Finding Aids

This collection was previously listed as part of MS.1230.

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