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Clinton S. Quin, Jr. World War II letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0559
Scope and Contents

These letters, written to Quin's sister, Derby, cover his call to active duty in 1944, and training as a communications watch officer in Norfolk, Virginia, in preparation for his assignment to Landing Ship Tank (LST) 573. Within the constraints of wartime censorship, the letters describe shipboard life, the latter part of the war in the Pacific, and post-war occupation duties in the Far East.

Dates: 1944-1946

Croft/Wunsch family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0752
Abstract

The Croft/Wunsch family papers include correspondence, awards and citations, photographs, scrapbooks, news clippings, newsletters, meeting minutes, and marketing and event materials that document, primarily, the lives of the Croft and Kaplan families, and to a lesser degree, members of the Wunsch family.

Dates: 1931 - 2018

Dattle Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0835
Abstract

The Dattle Family papers are made up of certificates, records, and a photo recording the marriage and military service of Phillip Dattle.

Dates: 1939 - 1946

David Latimer Tinling-Widdrington journal

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0139
Abstract: The journal primarily recounts the army career of David Latimer Tinling-Widdrington’s son, George Widdrington, from 1796 until his death in 1813 at the Battle of Vittoria, the decisive battle of the Peninsular War. The journal contains numerous descriptions of battles, many taken from copies of letters sent by George to his family. Also included are copies of other letters, including several by Joseph Cook, a relative by marriage. The journal contains a great deal of genealogical information...
Dates: 1796 - 1813

David Westheimer Oral History interview

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0665
Abstract

This collection contains ten Compact Discs and thirty-two cassette tapes of Professor Philip Napoli's interview with David Westheimer. The interviews were conducted over a two-day span in June of 2002.

Dates: 2002-06-27 - 2002-06-28

Edmund Jack Pecht World War II uniform and related materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0590
Abstract

World War II military uniform items and ephemera from Edmund Jack Pecht, who was inducted into the U.S. Army 1942 and honorably discharged in 1945.

Dates: 1942-1945

Ellington Field research collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0547
Abstract

This collection contains ten boxes of material related to the history and operation of Ellington Field, also known as Ellington Air Force Base, near Houston, Texas. The majority of the records date from 1917-2007, and include historical research materials, photographs, books, microfilm, postcards, and memorabilia. The foundation of the collection was material assembled by historian Kathryn Black Morrow for the publication of a history of Ellington Field.

Dates: 1917-2009

Eseck G. Wilber U.S. Civil War letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0030
Abstract

A collection of letters written by Eseck G. Wilber, a Union soldier, to his family in Cairo, New York.

Dates: 1862 - 1864

Floyd S. Edmiston World War I clothing and equipment collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0101
Abstract

This collection consists of materials relating to the uniform and personal equipment of a soldier of the U.S. Army in World War I. In addition there are maps of the areas of operations and an artillery barrage chart for the Reymonville area, 1 November 1918.

Dates: 1914 - 1918

General Douglas MacArthur speech materials

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0427
Abstract

This collection consists of materials related to the speech that General Douglas MacArthur delivered at Rice Stadium.

Dates: 1951-06-14

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