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World War (1939-1945)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Part of TARO subject browse terms

Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:

Lt. Thomas E. Bartmess World War II Air Medal

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0086
Overview The collection consists of a bronze military medal and ribbon in their original velvet-lined black leather box. It was awarded to 2nd Lt. Thomas E. Bartmess and presented posthumously to his widow, Eleanor Bartmess, on November 3, 1943.
Dates: 1943

Max Herzog World War II Memorabilia collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 715
Overview The collection, spanning 1935-1947, consists of a photo album recording Max Herzog's service in the U.S. Army during World War II. Also included are a telegram informing him of his son's birth in the U.S. and photographs of the young child sent to Max by his wife. Information papers pertaining to discharge from the Army, as well as the discharge papers themselves are included. In addition, there is currency from several of the countries traveled through during Army service, including a U.S....
Dates: 1935 - 1947

Miron / Berman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0839
Overview One box of photographs, citizenship documentation, marriage and death records, correspondence, biographical information, education records, military paperwork, and family history and genealogy materials document the lives of some of the Miron / Berman family from 1924 to 1982.
Dates: 1924 - 1982

Oveta Culp Hobby papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0459
Overview The Oveta Culp Hobby Papers detail the public life of Hobby, a Houston-based business, media, military, and political leader during the 1940s-1980s. Mrs. Hobby was the first secretary of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, first commanding officer of the Women's Army Corps, chairman of the board of the Houston Post, and wife to Texas Lt. Gov. and later Governor, William P. Hobby. This collection consists of correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, speeches, photographs,...
Dates: 1817 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1938 - 1985

Philip Koelsch papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0568
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, newsclippings, photographs, periodicals, books, and biographical sketches related to the Koelsch families.
Dates: 1812 - 2019

Ralph Anderson Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0413
Overview Houston-born Ralph Anderson Jr. (1923-1990) studied architecture at Rice Institute and earned a bachelor's degree in 1943. He was inducted into the U.S. Army in 1943 and fought in the Battle of the Bulge where he was wounded and awarded a medal for his bravery. After the war, he returned to Rice and continued his studies in architecture. He joined the architectural firm of Wilson, Morris and Crain and eventually rose to become a partner and later president of the company. The papers cover a...
Dates: 1860-1989; Majority of material found within

Roy M. Huffington Naval Papers, 1942-2005

 Collection
Identifier: MS 0611
Abstract This collection is part of a wider compilation of Roy M. Huffington’s personal and professional papers. These materials encompass his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The materials reflect his continued interest in both the Navy and the history of the conflict. This collection consists of service records, personal correspondence, WWII aerial intelligence photographs, records from various veterans’ organizations, and personal research.
Dates: 1942 - 2005

Ruth Hutton Fred Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 901
Overview This collection is made up of one box containing correspondence, photographs, news clippings, newsletters, event materials, and military documents/materials from Ruth Hutton Fred and her family, spanning from 1928-2013.
Dates: 1928 - 2013

Schuleman Family collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 807
Overview This collection consists of one folder containing a newspaper clipping on the death of one of Adath Israel's founders, a military pin, Israel Schuleman's graduation invitations from San Jacinto High School and the University of Texas Med School, and materials from his time in the U.S. Army (1946-1947; 1953) including, a photograph, a memorial certificate, dog tags, and military discharge papers.
Dates: 1928 - 1975

Thomas E. Daley papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA 0334
Overview The Daley Papers include personal documents from Daley's high school and Rice University years, a play script and original artwork. There are also photographs of Rice and of World War II infantry and intelligence units, along with some newspaper clippings and correspondence from 1946 and 1963.
Dates: 1919-1929, 1942-1952