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“Stateside: A Time Capsule from World War II” by Robert Bracken

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0263

This collection is a typewritten memoir by Robert Bracken detailing his experiences serving stateside with the Third Service Command during World War II. The memoir is 95 pages and though it was printed and completed in 1991, the text is based off of Bracken’s original manuscript written just after the war in 1946.

Dates

  • 1991

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

This collection is a typewritten memoir by Robert Bracken detailing his experiences serving stateside with the Third Service Command during World War II. The memoir is 95 pages and though it was printed and completed in 1991, the text is based off of Bracken’s original manuscript written just after the war in 1946.

Biographical / Historical

Robert Bracken was born April 6, 1921 in Frankfort, Indiana to Robert and Margaret McComb Bracken. In 1949 he married Margaret Emslie. He graduated from Wabash College in 1943 and later from Harvard Law School in 1949. During World War II, Bracken served with the U.S. Army with the Third Service Command. Bracken returned to Frankfort where he was an attorney from 1952 until his retirement in 1990. He died January 6, 2013 and is buried in Frankfort, Indiana.

Arrangement

This collection is in one folder.

Previous Citation

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

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, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480