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John A. Sabenski Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01512
Scope and Contents

Letters to Nettie about life in the army in Europe. Mentions Red Cross Christmas entertainment.

Dates: 1944-1945

Ed Sanderbeck Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00236
Content Description Mostly envelopes of letters Ed Sanderbeck sent to his wife Fay Weekley from 1941- 1945 while he served in the United States Air Force during World War II. The envelopes have notes written to Fay, but the letters have been removed and are not with the envelopes. Notes discuss his life in the military as he was stationed in Australia, New Guinea, the Philippines, and Korea, and his unit's success at shooting down Japanese planes. Almost 350 envelopes in total, includes some Vmail and some...
Dates: 1941-1945

Matilda Sapieha-Kodenski Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01193
Scope and Contents Acc. 2007.77 consist of thirteen letters, 1942-1944, written by Polish-Lithuanian Princess Matilda Bornemisza de Kaszon Sapieha-Kodenski (b. 1894) while residing in the United States during the World War II period. Her outgoing correspondence written from Pennsylvania and Florida document the perspective of a Polish American during the wartime period. Her letters express explicit anti-Semitic views, distaste for Bolshevism, Nazism, the fate of Poland, the lack of Allied help given to Poland,...
Dates: 1942-1944

Phillip O. Sevain Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01499
Scope and Contents

Letter to Paul G. Strong Jr. about life at Camp Croft, SC. Phillip mentions not having much to do and plans to try and visit Paul soon.

Dates: 1944 October 30

Frank Shatz Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00361
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of Frank Shatz of Lake Placid, New York and Williamsburg, Virginia, 1965-2009. Subject matter of the collection is foreign policy, the Lake Placid Council on Foreign Policy, public funding for libraries and public television and radio, the endowment of the Reves Center for International Studies at the College of William and Mary and more. Includes Frank Shatz's World Focus columns from the Virginia Gazette.Cassette tapes in all the accessions have been...
Dates: 1965-2014

Sheet Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 1.07
Scope and Contents

The Sheet Music Collection includes sheet music collected by the Special Collections Research Center.

Dates: 1827-1974

John Edward Siddall, Jr. Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00962
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1944-1945, written to John Edward Siddall, Jr. Includes six letters sent by his parents, who lived in Horsham, Pennsylvania, and also includes six letters sent by his sister and brother-in-law, Emma and Albert Steever.  For more detailed description provided by the seller, click on the Finding Aid link below.

Dates: 1944-1945

Sixty-Seventh Field Hospital Collection

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.35
Scope and Contents

The 67th Field Hospital Collection contains documents and photographs depicting the history of the 67th Field Hospital during the European Theater of World War II and the 17 reunions of the 67th Field Hospital held from 1986 to 2002.

Dates: 1943-2002; Majority of material found in 1943-1946 and 1986-2002

Hattie Sneyley Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00800
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, 1947-1952, written by Hattie Sneyley of Crowborough, Sussex in England to Miss Doris Hastings Baxter, Riverdale, on Hudson, New York. The letters describe life in England just after the end of World War II. Some of the topics discussed in the letters include rationing, food shortages, variuos austerity measures, and social changes as a result of the war.

Dates: 1947-1953

Steuben Society of America, Carl Schurz Unit 993, Springfield, Massachusetts Scrapbooks

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Identifier: MS 00165
Scope and Contents

Two scrapbooks of the Steuben Society of America, Carl Schurz Unit 993, Springfield, Massachusetts chapter. The scrapbooks include minutes, newspaper clippings, invitations, programs, membership lists and procedures. Meetings often include comments about World War II and the response of their unit and the National Society.

Dates: 1937-1946

Strout Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.22
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Strout family members during World War II and the Vietnam War. The Strout family lives in Milbridge, Maine. Includes certificates and publications from each era. Herbert C. Strout, WWII, was stationed in Germany at the close of the war. Jerry L. Stout, Vietnam War, was a member of the 132nd Assault Support Helicopter Company and served two tours. The World War II correspondence was accessioned as Mss. Acc. 2008.23 and the Vietnam War material was...
Dates: 1943-1972

Tom Sunkiskis World War II Collection

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Identifier: MS 00109
Scope and Contents This artificial collection of World War II era correspondence spans 1935 and 1939-1945. The letters are primarily from soldiers serving in the US Armed Forces, but there are also a few letters written by American civilians living in the USA during this period. One folder contains 33 letters from various German soldiers, written to Marie Luise Matsko of Wiesbaden, Hesse, Germany (written in German). Collected by Tom Sunkiskis, this two-box collection contains correspondence from a variety of...
Dates: 1935-1945

Mary Frances Switzer Papers

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Identifier: MS 00108
Scope and Contents Papers, letters, and photographs of Mary Frances Switzer (1919-2005) of Florida who served as a World War II army nurse in France, Belgium, and Germany. After a pre-war nursing degree completed in New Orleans, Mary spent time training in military camps in the United States and England. The collection comprises letters written during the war by Mary to her parents while she was abroad, in which she describes life in army camps and combat zones, leisure activities while on break, and the...
Dates: 1911-1946; Majority of material found in 1937-1945

Thelma Kawakami Japanese-American Internment Camp Letters

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Identifier: SC 00081
Scope and Contents This collection consists of letters written to and from Japanese-American families in Internment Camps during the last year of World War II. Letters present are related to camps at Poston, Arizona and Granada, Colorado. Some of the letters are in Japanese. The majority of the letters are written to Mr. and Mrs. K. Kawakami, from their daughter Thelma working at the University of Minnesota. These letters provide status updates on family members outside of the camp, and discussion of others...
Dates: 1944-1945

Thomas Gibbons Letter

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Identifier: SC 01379
Content Description

Letter from Camp Lee, Virginia discussing basic training in the Army in preparation for war. Thomas, who signs his letter, Roy, laments that he is being held back in the United States as surplus troops in support of others heading over seas. Gibbons writes January 20, 1943 on his letter, but the envelope is postmarked 1944. The later year is most likely the accurate dating of this correspondence.

Dates: 1944 January 20

Thomas M. W. Green Photograph Album

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Identifier: SC 01455
Scope and Contents Photograph album created by Thomas "Tommy" Matthew William Green, Jr. who served in the United States Army during World War II.  He was a second generation African American soldier, his father, Thomas M. W. Green was a Sergeant - Cavalry Detachment in the Army and is buried at West Point Military Academy Cemetery.  Green was part of a segregated unit and his album features photos of his friends and family along with other soldiers with whom he served.  The photographs along with some of his...
Dates: 1943-1951

United States Military Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.1 Un3
Scope and Contents Artificial collections of papers, mainly 1830-1880 and 1941-1946, concerning the United States military but excluding Civil War materials. Collection includes return, 1782, of J. Pannill's Brigade, Williamsburg, Va.; printed regulations, 1814, for the uniform of U.S. Light Dragoons; pay voucher, 1833, for Philip St. George Cocke; papers, 1836-1848, concerning service of M.M. Payne; general order no. 94, and pencil sketch concerning the Mexican War; printed general orders for 1869, 1871, and...
Dates: 1776-1946

University Archives Oral History Collection

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Identifier: UA 43
Scope and Contents The bulk of the University Archives Oral History Collection consists of transcripts and recordings of oral history interviews conducted as a part of various projects at the College of William and Mary with administrators, faculty, students, and alumni. The specific projects include the College's oral history program from the 1970s, an oral history program sponsored by the University Archives beginning in the 2000s, "Stony the Road We Trod," and the Stephens Project.  The...
Dates: 1959-2018 and undated

USO Club (Williamsburg, Va.) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01199
Scope and Contents Program for formal opening of "United Service Organizations Club" on May 6, 1943; program for official opening of the "United Service Organizations Residence Club, College Terrace via Richmond Road" for May 17, 1944; certificate for "Meritorious Service in USO War Work" for Mr. R.M. Usry, September 8, 1946; program for August 14, 1946 "Closing Ceremony" of the USO on Duke of Gloucester Street; September 1946 "Souvenir Booklet, United Service Organizations Residence Club operated by National...
Dates: 1943-1946

U.S.S. Attala Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00796
Scope and Contents

Papers of "U.S.S. Attala" with W.S.G. Davis the Commanding Officer. Appear to be stationed in or near Pearl Harbor. Contains memos with commands, usually signed by N. M. Brown, Lieutenant of the United States Navy Reserve, newsletter entitled "The Attala X-Ray," and "Plan of the Day" for days in 1945-1946. Includes typed carbon copy of August 11, 1945 notice received from WVTK Armed Services Radio Station Leyte, Philippines about the terms of the Japanese surrender proposal.

Dates: 1945-1946

USS Hyades Shipmates' Reunion Collection

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Identifier: MS 00160
Scope and Contents Official documents, photographs, and other material related to the service of the USS Hyades (AF-28), a store ship built during World War II and which served until the 1970s. Primarily includes copies of reports of changes, muster rolls, deck logs, and photographs relating to the USS Hyades' service during World War II. There are also copies of other similar documents scattered throughout the 1950s and 1960s. Finally, there is printed ephemera related to the USS Hyades. Addition material...
Dates: circa 1940-2012

Virginia Counties Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 39.4 V82co
Scope and Contents

Artificial collection of papers relating to various counties in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Includes current West Virginia Counties of Berkeley, Hardy, Jefferson, Morgan, Nicholas and Pendleton because the material was generated when these counties were part of Virginia.

Dates: 1600-2000; Majority of material found in 1730-1890

Valentino P. Vozza Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.36
Scope and Contents Letters from Valentino Vozza to his girlfriend, then wife, Lee Perley, while he served in the Navy during World War II. He was part of the Ninth fleet while in California, and the Third fleet, on the ship U.S.S. Mundo, and stationed in San Diego, California, San Francisco, California, Bremerton, Washington and the Pacific Front in and near Guam, Pearl Harbor and Japan. His wife was in or near Los Angeles, California and Ocean Park, California. Valentino Vozza moved up...
Dates: 1942-1945

W. A. Goodpasture Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00078
Scope and Contents Five letters written by Wilbur A. Goodpasture to his wife during World War II.  Goodpasture was a combat soldier in the United States Army, 3rd Armored Division.  The letters were written in England, shortly before the invasion at Normandy and from Germany.  Two of the letters were written post Victory over Europe Day.  Goodpasture received the Purple Heart, a Bronze Star, and earned five campaign medals. When the United States Army initiated the point system to rotate soldiers back to the...
Dates: 1944- 1945

John J. Waller Service Record

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Identifier: SC 00690
Scope and Contents

Service record book, 1943-1946, of John J. Waller, a member of the United States Army from Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Includes a list of his duty stations, ranks that he held, his citations and decorations, places he visited, and his discharge date. There are also photographs of Waller from various points in his service.

Dates: 1943-1946

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Army Officer Candidate School No. 1 (Fargo, N.D.) 1
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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
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