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Henry C. Moss Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00073
Scope and Contents

Two letters from Henry C. Moss to Henry (Hank) J. Heusinkveld dated November 16, 1943 and May 6, 1944.  Moss served in World War II with the Army's 342nd Armored Field Artillery Battalion, Battery C.  He wrote both letters from Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1943-1944

Henry Crookhorn Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01305
Content Description Six page letter addressed to his wife dated June 15, 1944. In it, he addresses the unknown plans for himself and other troop members, dispels rumors she may have heard about troop plans, and cautions her about the Army censoring their letters. Henry also reports about a swim exercise coordinated by their regiment leader. All were required to swim 100 yards in the pool. Of the group, only 12 were able to complete this task. As a result, the plan was made to visit the pool weekly in order...
Dates: 1944 June 15

Herman Recht Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2001.31
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of more than 700 letters written by Herman Recht (1908-1971), a Navy yeoman, from Camp Peary (U.S. Naval Construction Training Center), near Williamsburg, Virginia, between October 1943 and February 1946, to his wife, Esther, in Clairton, Pennsylvania. There are no letters from Esther because, as he wrote her, saving them would make him homesick.Recht had been a lawyer for eight and a half years before joining the Navy. He was very well read, and...
Dates: 1943-1946

Hilda Haworth Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01437
Scope and Contents Diary, September 1942 to December 1943, of Hilda Haworth, a resident of Guernsey who, during WWII, was deported by the German army to a POW camp in Dorsten, Germany and later transferred to the POW camp Lindele in Biberach, Germany. Discusses the daily life in the camp, including food and accommodations, being separated from her children, illnesses, entertainment, different gender roles within the camp, anxiety about children who were left behind, excitement about mail, parcels from the Red...
Dates: circa 1942-1943

George S. Hochberg Letters

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.490
Scope and Contents Approximately eighty letters, written from 1944 to 1945, received by George S. Hochberg, of East Orange, New Jersey, primarily during his officer training in the Marine Corps at Parris Island, South Carolina and Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Before joining the Marine Corps, Hochberg was a student at Yale College in New Haven, Connecticut. This collection includes letters from George Hochberg's parents, Rose and Benjamin Hochberg, in New Jersey and brother Jerry in the Pacific, as well as...
Dates: 1944 - 1945

Howard O. Morris Letters

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Identifier: MS 00050
Scope and Contents Letters from Howard O. Morris, to his wife, Juanita, during World War II.  There are also a few letters from his wife to him.  Morris enlisted in the Army in Fort Bragg, North Carolina and served with the 115th Army Regiment as part of the 1st Eurpoean Civil Affairs (ECA) Regiment, Company A.  While the 115th Regiment was joined with the 1st Division for the Battle of Normandy, Morris' Company stayed behind in England.  The ECA was responsible for giving public health guidance to civilians...
Dates: 1943-1945

Virginia Howell Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2011.432
Scope and Contents Diaries and photograph album, circa 1940s, of Virginia Howell of Richmond, Virginia. Virginia Howell was married to David Edward Howell, who was in the United States Army during World War II. Includes two volumes which contain diary entries, with photographs and letters from Edward Howell attached. Diary entries include information about Edward Howell's training at Camp Lee, Virginia, as well as information about Virginia Howell's daily activities and whether she received mail from Edward....
Dates: 1940-1949

James C. Goodwyn Olde Guarde Presentation on World War II

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Identifier: UA 5.156
Scope and Contents

Contains a presentation entitled "Reflections of a World War II Bombardier" by James C. Goodwyn, class of 1948, to the Olde Guarde of the Alumni Association in May 2005. Included are first-hand stories of Goodwyn's involvement with the 15th Air Force, 20th Squadron in Italy, photographs of Goodwyn and other Air Force Members, and a copy of the Olde Guarde program with the names and summaries of the other presentations given.

Dates: 2005

James H. Schneider Letter

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Identifier: SC 00064
Scope and Contents

One letter from James H. Schneider to Betty Dietz dated October 13, 1945.  Schneider writes from the 29 Palms area of California.  In his letter he talks about fixing planes, missing sea duty, and taking a trip to Los Angeles.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1945 July 16

James Kimmel Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00051
Scope and Contents PFC James Kimmel (1921-1944) letters to and from him during World War II.  Kimmel was killed in action in Italy while serving with the Army in the 157th Infantry. Collection includes hundreds of of letters, eight v-mail letters, and five letters witten by Janet Bosler, Kimmel's sweetheart, that were returned and marked "deceased." The collection also includes newspaper clippings that reported Kimmel's death, a church service bulletin for his memorial, and letters of condolence to Bosler from...
Dates: 1943-1944

Janney Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1996.07
Scope and Contents Letters; 1927-1931, 1943-1945 of the Janney family of 'Roaring Springs,' Gloucester County, Va. Includes letters of Henrietta H. Janney to her daughter Emily R. Janney, a nurse at Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Md. and the Duke Hospital, Durham, N.C., letters which describe life during the Great Depression in Gloucester County. Typescripts of letters; 1943-1945; from Emily R. Janney, at Gloucester County, to her brother Lt. Commander Samuel A. Janney while he was serving in the US Navy...
Dates: 1927-1945

Japanese War Trials Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 65 J24
Scope and Contents Papers, 1945-1948, concerning the International Military Tribunal for the Far East's trials of alleged Japanese war criminals. The collection consists of printed material and copies of papers sent to Otto Lowe, Washington, D. C. by Joseph B. Keenan, chief prosecutor. Includes opening statement of prosecution; indictment; lists of suspects; charter of the International Military Tribunal for the Far East; transcripts of teletype conferences; and affidavits of Cordell Hull, Joseph C. Grew and...
Dates: 1945-1948

Owen G. Jarboe Scrapbooks

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.145
Scope and Contents The following description was excerpted from a note by the seller: "Two scrapbooks, 1928-1948, of  Owen Jarboe, General Traffic Supervisor of the Associated Telephone Co. and later of the US Army Signal Corps.  Included are newspaper clippings, greeting cards, correspondence and photographs. There are original Signal Corp photographs that are duplicated in magazine articles, some of which include Owen Jarboe, who also wrote some of the articles.  There are also Rotarian items in the books...
Dates: 1928-1948

Jeff to Louis Letter

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Identifier: SC 01507
Scope and Contents

Letter about hoping for a quick discharge from the Navy as well as a visit to Tokyo.

Dates: 1945 November 30

Jesse Figula Letters

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Identifier: SC 01399
Content Description

Series of letters addressed to Jesse Figula A private in the Army who was stationed at the Panama Canal Zone, from various individuals dated 1933-1945. Two of the authors are his brothers, Bill and George, who also join the armed forces during World War, II. Louie, another brother who is serving in the US Navy, also writes to Jesse. In one letter dated 1937, Bill describes a Union strike at the steel mill in their town.

Dates: 1933-1945

John Blanchard Waters papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01880
Content Description

John Blanchard Waters papers contains personal papers such as identification cards, and telegrams. A book entitled The 25th Division and World War II is also included.

Dates: 1942-1946

John G. Roland Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00956
Scope and Contents

Diary of John G. Roland, a soldier at the Aberdeen Proving Ground in Aberdeen, Maryland. Discusses primarily his training and his attempt to get into Officer Candidate School.

Dates: 1943

John Halko Letter

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Identifier: SC 00076
Scope and Contents

One letter from John Halko to his friend, Zygmunt Chmielewski postmarked December 8, 1942.  Halko served in World War II in the Army Air Force.  He wrote his letter from Lincoln Air Base in Lincoln, Nebraska.

Dates: 1942 December

John Menefee Diary

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Identifier: SC 01332
Scope and Contents Contains a diary that was also used as an autograph album and service record for Corporal John Menefee of Purcellville, Virginia. Menefee was a member of the Quartermaster Camp stationed in Stockton, California. The diary was given out to service members during World War II as part of the "My Life in the Service" series. The diary is divided into sections for identification of the owner, service record, citations and awards, my buddies in the service, officers I have met, civilians I have...
Dates: 1942-1945

John Tuthill Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2001.03
Scope and Contents Papers of John Wills Tuthill, a United States 20th century diplomat. The collection includes papers from Tuthill's years as a student and professor, his State Department career, his private career with international organizations and his retirement years.  He held many positions within the State Department, mostly in Germany and Europe, with his final posting as Ambassador to Brazil. As a private citizen, he was Director of the Atlantic Institute, President of the Salzburg Seminar, and...
Dates: 1933-1998

Pearl H. Jones Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 6.043
Scope and Contents

This collection includes a family Bible, ration books from World War II, correspondence, a diary, stenographers' notebooks, and other personal materials.

Dates: 1930-1970

Joseph Ferritta Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00114
Content Description

Letters to and from family of Joseph Ferritta during the end of World War II and after, August 1944- January 1946 . Most of the letters concern family events and issues and army life.

Dates: 1944-1946

Joseph J. Bernius Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.024
Scope and Contents

World War II Scrapbook of Corporal Joseph J. Bernius, Company B, 591st Engineer Boat Regiment, covering the years 1942 through 1944. This extensive scrapbook consists predominantly of photographs. Also included are postcards, currency, and examples of English regimental insignia. Places covered according to entries on the second page include Scotland, England, North Africa, and Italy.

Dates: 1942-1944

Joseph M. Zinni letters

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Identifier: MS 00242
Scope and Contents The Joseph M. Zinni letters collection contains correspondence from Joseph M. Zinni to his wife, Anne from 1940-1945. The Letters include discussions from his travels with the 166th Signal Photographic Company, the 39th Signal Corps through Northern Ireland, France, and Luxembourg during World War II. The 166th Signal Photographic Company documented the major military campaigns of the war, producing combat film and still images. They supplied a significant amount of footage to the US news...
Dates: 1940-1945; Majority of material found within 1944-1945

Judith Magrino Bowers Scrapbook

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Identifier: SC 00364
Content Description

Red bound scrapbook created by Judith Bowers when she was a girl about World War II. Her father, Daniel Magrino was a soldier in the army during this war. Her scrapbook details the effect of the war on the Homefront, especially in regard to rations of gas and food.

Dates: 1942- 1945

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College of William and Mary. Board of Visitors 2
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Koontz, Amos Ralph, 1890-1965 2
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Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture 2
Patton, George S. (George Smith), 1885-1945 2
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Air Raid Warden's Service 1
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Alumni Band Organization. 1
American Association of University Women 1
American Austrian Foundation 1
American Chemical Society 1
Andersen, K. F. 1
Anderson, Donald A. 1
Applegate, Margaret 1
Armstrong, Norm A. 1
Army Officer Candidate School No. 1 (Fargo, N.D.) 1
Arnett, Frank P. 1
Astor, Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess, 1879-1964 1
Atlantic Institute of Foreign Affairs 1
Avery, Charles Franklin 1
Bachmann, William P., 1886-1974 1
Barksdale, Martha, 1900-1974 1
Barlowe, Cynthia Beverly Tucker Kimbrough 1
Barnewall, Gordon 1
Beasley, George Alfred 1
Beck, Frederick D. 1
Begg family 1
Belk, George Washington, III 1
Bennett, Henry Eastman, 1873-1941 1
Bernard Family 1
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Blair, James, 1656-1743 1
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Blizzard, Arlie Raymond (1909-1966) 1
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Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
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Bundles for Britain, Inc 1
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