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Eunice L. Van Slooten Military Papers

Identifier: MS 00047

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Scope and Contents

This collection consists of papers, orders, pictures, and ephemera of Eunice L. Van Slooten in relation to her tenure with the United States Marine Corps. She enlisted in March of 1943. She served active duty and was one of six Californians to successfully complete Officer Training School in November of 1943. In 1945 Van Slooten resigned from active duty and joined the Reserves until May of 1951. Included in the collections are newspapers clipping that feature Van Slooten, pictures of her in uniform, a program of graduation from Officer Candidate School, her military identification card, official orders, and certificates.


  • Creation: 1943-1961


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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.

Family History:

Maiden name (Fischer) remarried name (DuBoe).


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Arrangement of Materials:

As it was received, in chronological order.  Items were separated from their binder and rehoused using apporpriate archival materials.

Acquisition Information:

Donation from sending the wrong item. Vendor identified as The Book Shop, Covina, California

Guide to the Eunice L. Van Slooten Military Papers
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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository