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Murray Nadel Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00794

Scope and Contents

Papers of Murray Nadel (1918-1997) of New York City. Nadel served with the 8th Air Force, 379th Bomb Group, 527th Bomb Squadron in WW II and his plane was shot down and captured. He was interred in a German Prison camp from January 1944 to May 1945. Included are military records detailing the shooting down of Nadel's plane and the fate of his fellow crew members. Also included, among other items, are forms and correspondence from the Veterans Administration, his honorable discharge and photographs.

An itemized description was provided by the seller. See folder link below.

Dates

  • 1943-1981
  • Majority of material found in 1943-1950

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Biographical Information:

Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki:

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Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Custodial History:

Seller acquired papers directly from Murray Nadel's estate.

Acquisition Information:

Purchase.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed in January 2010 by Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist.
Title
Guide to the Murray Nadel Papers
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist.
Date
2010-01-12
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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