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74th General Hospital Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0160
Abstract

This collection features papers, correspondence, and photographs from reunions of the 74th General Hospital.

Dates: 1942-1950, 1975, 1989-2001, undated

Al Bravin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0094
Abstract

This collection includes various letters written to and by Al Bravin, a Mess Sergeant in the 3rd Division of the 47th Infantry, during World War II as well as news clippings featuring articles about his division's service.

Dates: 1941-1944, 1961-1963, 1981-1983, undated

Alice Boehret Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0267
Overview

This collection consists of correspondence written by Alice Boehret during her service with the Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Boehret wrote almost daily letters between 1942 and 1946 to her family, mainly her sisters and mother, and document her time in the European Theater of War, particularly with the 74th General Hospital.

Dates: 1942 July 18-1946 November 20

Carmichael Bohnson Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0095
Abstract

This collection features two letters written from Carmichael Bohnson to his aunt Alice - one during his enrollment in the United States Army Air Force at Vanderbilt University and the other from his time spent in the Military Intelligence Service in Washington, D.C.

Dates: circa 1940s

Carol Bell Collection of World War II Women's Air Corps (WAC) Interviews

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2562
Abstract

The Carol Bell WAC Interviews, 1996, consists of audio recordings and transcripts of interviews with 20 women who served in the Women's Army Corps during World War II. The interviews, conducted by Carol Owen Bell, set out to discover the long-term effects of military experience on women who served in the war.

Dates: 1993-1996

Charles A. Colmery Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0252
Overview This collection documents the World War II service and subsequent death of Charles Colmery Jr. Included are correspondence from Colmery to his family during his wartime service, letters relating to Colmery’s death, and a scrapbook of photographs documenting Colmery’s life from childhood to military service. Also included is a copy of a 1986 issue of Indiana Military History Journal which includes Charles Johnson’s article, “Warning-Warning: Strange Ships Entering...
Dates: circa 1920-1946, 1986

Charles B. Warr Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0214
Overview

This collection includes V-mail correspondence sent by Charles Warr during 1944 from France and Germany. In these four notes to his future wife Virginia Campbell, Warr comments on conditions and the status of the war.

Dates: 1944 June 18-November 6

Clifford Davis Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0105
Abstract

This collection contains various correspondence, permits, and newspaper clippings documenting Clifford Davis' service during and after World War II.

Dates: 1940-1962, undated

Clifford E. Keenan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2075
Abstract

This collection houses correspondence, photographs, and military memorabilia documenting Clifford Edward Keenan's service and death with the 505th Parachute Infantry during World War II.

Dates: 1942-1944

Cortland Bassett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0242
Overview

This collection documents the World War II service of Major Cortland A. Bassett. The collection includes correspondence, military documents, photographs, publications, newspaper clippings, and more that document his time with th 10th Armored Division in training and in the European Theater of War.

Dates: 1911 June 16-1947 May 9; Majority of material found within 1941-1946

David F. Ross Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0081
Abstract

This collection features various military documents, photographs, and books from David F. Ross, a Lieutenant in the 5th Air Force deployed in the Pacific Theater during World War II.

Dates: 1944-1949, 1984, undated

Dennis Coughlin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0103
Abstract

This collection features correspondence between Sy Hyman and Dennis Coughlin as well as a collection of diary entries made by Hyman in 1946 from his World War II service.

Dates: 1946, 1986, undated

Edward G. Harris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0018
Abstract

This collection consists of 41 correspondences and commentaries by Edward G. Harris to his mother, grandmother, and grant aunt during his service in the United States Army Air Force during World War II.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1984

Florine W. Harper Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0183
Abstract

This collection contains the World War II correspondence, postcards, and news clippings kept by Florine W. Harper between 1942 and 1945.

Dates: 1942-1945

Gena S. Sharp Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0144
Abstract

This collection features two V-Mails written to Gena S. Sharp's daughters during World War II. One is from a doctor stationed in Europe and the other from a nurse in North Africa.

Dates: 1944 January 07 - July 09

Harry A. Waddington Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0084
Abstract

This collection of correspondence, photographs, and currency documents part of Harry A. Waddington's service in the Third Infantry Division of the Seventh Army Front in both the European and Pacific fronts during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1945, undated

Hill Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0029
Abstract

Included is the correspondence from Robert H. Foster to his grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. G.L. Hill), mother (Ida Louise Hill ), sister (Dorothy Hill), and aunt (Mrs. Hollis Nunley) during his time served in WWII. Also included is a letter from Jean Brasfield to Mrs. Hill.

Dates: 1943 April 28-1944 December 1

J. Guy Boswell Jr. Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0223
Overview

Photocopy of a six-page handwritten letter from J. Guy Boswell Jr. to his wife. Boswell penned this letter from Japan in 1945 while serving with the U.S. Navy. Boswell writes about the history and current state of the city of Yokohama as well as his experiences there. He also comments on the weather and his health.

Dates: 1945 September 18

James Harold Fox Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0087
Abstract

This collection features three letters and a newspaper clipping regarding James Harold Fox's service during World War II as a member of the Bombing-Fighting Squadron 89 and the Fleet Tactical Support Squadron 21.

Dates: 1945, 1964, undated

Jerome Kaufman Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0120
Abstract

This collection includes several letters written to World War II soldier Jerome Kaufman, who served with the U.S. Navy, from his family and wife, as well as military documents from his service.

Dates: 1942-1945, undated

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