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74th General Hospital Collection

Identifier: CSWS-0160
Abstract This collection features papers, correspondence, and photographs from reunions of the 74th General Hospital.

Al Bravin 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.

Carmichael Bohnson Correspondence

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.

Charles B. Warr Correspondence

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.

Clifford Davis Collection

Identifier: CSWS-0105
Abstract This collection contains various correspondence, permits, and newspaper clippings documenting Clifford Davis' service during and after World War II.

David F. Ross 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.

Dennis Coughlin 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.

Florine W. Harper 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.

Gena S. Sharp 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.

Harry A. Waddington 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.

Hill Family Papers

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.

J. Guy Boswell Jr. Correspondence

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.

James Harold Fox 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.

Jerome Kaufman 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.

Marion Cobb Collection

Identifier: CSWS-0121
Abstract Collection includes 3 issues of a newsletter, Cobbie's Chatter, put together by World War II soldier Marion Cobb to provide updates to friends and family. Also included are two photocopied newspaper clippings.

N. E. Fitzgerald Letters

Identifier: MS-0302
Abstract This collection contains letters both addressed to and written by N. E. Fitzgerald, a professor and Dean at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The letters are correspondence between N. E. Fitzgerald and former students, then serving in all theatres of operation during World War II. The correspondence dates from 1943 to 1946.

Omar L. Ash Correspondence

Identifier: CSWS-0088
Abstract This collection includes several letters penned by Omar L. Ash, mainly to his mother and Lela Ann, during his World War II service. Other letters included are addressed from Ash's commanders.

Richard Eckert Collection

Identifier: CSWS-0096
Abstract This collection features various documents and special orders, letters, and newspaper articles describing Richard Eckert's service as an Engineer in Oak Ridge, Tennessee during World War II.

Robert Gentry Collection

Identifier: CSWS-0127
Abstract This collection features correspondence and photographs from Robert Gentry's service in the US Armed Forces during World War II.

Robert Hooper Collection

Identifier: CSWS-0140
Abstract Robert Hooper served during World War II in the European theater. This collection contains much of his correspondence - mainly addressed to his family - featuring his time in the service and describing some of his troop's movements.

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