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Buck Donaldson Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1978
Abstract

In this memoir, Buck Donaldson recounts his childhood in rural Louisiana and his service in the U. S. Navy during World War II.

Dates: undated

Foster Arnett Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3246
Abstract

This collection houses a typescript of an oral history interview conducted with Foster Arnett by G. Kurt Piehler and Johnny Goins for the Veteran's Oral History Project at the Center for the Study of War and Society. The interview documents Arnett's childhood in East Tennessee, his experiences in the Pacific Theater during World War II, and his postwar legal practice.

Dates: 2000 July 7

James M. Griffin Diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2085
Abstract This collection houses color photocopies of the diary that infantryman James M. Griffin kept during his tour of duty in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Each diary entry is accompanied by images of such pertinent information as maps, newspaper clippings, photographs, and medals. The record begins with Griffin's induction at Fort Bragg, North Carolina in 1941 and continues on to document his training in the Fiji Islands, the Russell Islands, and on Guadalcanal, his combat experiences...
Dates: 1941-1943

Stanley J. Folmsbee Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0406
Abstract These five letters were written to Dr. Folmsbee between 1942 and 1945. In 1942, Ed Glass discusses the USAF, some of his predictions for the war, and his work with the Office of Price Administration. In 1944, Theron Alexander writes two letters, one thanking Folmsbee for using his thesis (written at the University of Tennessee in 1939) and one describing his life in New Guinea. In 1945, Herbert B. Butcher writes two letters from the Philippines about his hopes for teaching at the...
Dates: 1942 December 27-1945 October 5

William Hunt Scrapbooks and Other Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3455
Abstract This collection consists primarily of two scrapbooks documenting William H. Hunt's service in the Army Corps of Engineers between 1942 and 1946. The larger scrapbook contains three professional portraits of Hunt in uniform, snapshots, magazine and newspaper clippings dating from 1945 and 1984, a telegraph that Hunt sent to his parents, a copy of a letter of commendation, and a propaganda leaflet that the Japanese dropped while he as stationed on Leyte. Two photographs of Hunt at a military...
Dates: 1942-2008 (Bulk 1942-1946)

World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3023
Abstract

This collection houses military newspapers, veterans' newsletters, articles, letters, and official military documents showing the life of the enlisted Army soldier serving in the Pacific theater during World War II. The 106th Infantry Regiment is particularly well represented.

Dates: 1943-1948, 1978-1992