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World War, 1939-1945

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 80 Collections and/or Records:

Clark Family Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 0680
Overview The correspondence of Clark family members, mainly that of Frank Wells Clark and Friend E. Clark. Frank Wells Clark was a student at West Virginia University and Harvard Law School and later established a law practice at New Martinsville. Friend E. Clark was a student at West Virginia University and Johns Hopkins University and later taught chemistry at State College, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia University. Included are the letters of Friend Clark when he traveled to Europe where in 1908...
Dates: 1885-1939

Clifford Condon, Navy Pharmacist, World War II Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3338
Scope and Contents Papers documenting Clifford Condon's career as a Navy pharmacist, especially his service and internment as a POW during World War II in the Philipines. Includes correspondence with his wife, Eva Limerick Condon, clippings, photographs, three medals, and certificates. A 15-page letter of November 2, 1944 to his wife, Eva, just prior to his removal to a POW camp in Japan, details his experiences subsequent to his capture by the Japanese in December, 1941. Official correspondence documents the...
Dates: 1930-1950

Dan Morgan, Author, "The Left Corner of My Heart"

Collection Number: A&M 4326
Scope and Contents John Johnston's copy of a narrative history of the 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion by Dan Morgan. John Johnston, who was later a WVU professor, was a private in company A of this unit. The book documents the WWII era and includes contributions, memories, and photographs of many members of the battalion. Some later reviews of the book were collected by Johnston and inserted inside the back cover, along with a letter from Johnston to Morgan about the book and a photograph of a memorial...
Dates: 1984-2001

Daughters of the American Revolution, Elizabeth Ludington Hagans Chapter, Morgantown, West Virginia Records

Collection Number: A&M 0483

Correspondence, 1903-1947; lists of names of Revolutionary War soldiers and officers, burials, location of graves, and pensions. There is a list of frontier forts in Monongalia County; data on servicemen in World Wars I and II; and genealogical information on about one hundred families.

Dates: 1903-1947

Dayton and Woods Families Genealogies and Correspondence

Collection Number: A&M 3022
Overview Family genealogies and correspondence for Ruth Woods and Arthur S. Dayton. Includes estate records and Photographs for the Jarvis, Stickler, Dayton, Bosworth, and Woods families. Personal correspondence with and/or pertaining to the Rare Book Room at West Virginia University, World Wars I and II, John W. Draper, West Virginia Wesleyan College, and Dayton Park in Philippi, West Virginia. Also included are research and writings by both Ruth and Arthur Dayton. Newspaper headlines are stored...
Dates: 1849-1960

Donovan Bond, Journalism Professor, Personal and Professional Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3889
Overview Correspondence, publications, printed material, research material, photographs, and clippings of former West Virginia University professor of journalism and Director of Development Donovan Bond (9 February 1921 - 12 June 1995) of Morgantown, West Virginia. Main topics include West Virginia University-related material, including Bond's involvement in Phi Sigma Kappa; genealogy on several early West Virginia families, including Bond, Dent, Core, McWhorter, Romine, Hiner, Scott, Maxson, and...
Dates: 1861-1998; Majority of material found within ca. 1914-1980

Dr. J.C. Easton, History Professor, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 2324
Overview Lecture notes, clippings, notes, and drafts for A History of European Civilization, Volume 1, and other miscellaneous papers of Jason C. Easton, former professor of history at West Virginia University (WVU). The collection also contains Dr. Easton's correspondence with several former students serving in the military during World War II dating from ca. 1942-1946. Other WWII items include ration books for food, gasoline, and liquor; and two unpublished sound recordings on disc of a radio...
Dates: 1860-1890, 1935-1960; Majority of material found within 1935-1960

E.C. and H.B. Eagle Papers

Collection Number: A&M 0721

The letters and papers of E.C. & H.B. Eagle, a father and son legal firm of Hinton, Summers County. Subjects mentioned are election campaigns, women's suffrage, prohibition, World War II, Korean War, gun control, and the goals and strategies of the Republican Party. Correspondents include Robert C. Byrd, Walter S. Hallanan, Rush D. Holt, Arch A. Moore, Jennings Randolph, Hulett C. Smith, Cecil Underwood.

Dates: ca. 1910-1980

Erbie Claire Albright (d. 1964) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1991
Overview Correspondence, business papers, educational records of a home economics teacher and supervisor who graduated from West Virginia University, attended Chicago and Columbia universities, taught home economics at Morgantown High School, and was supervisor of home economics for the Monongalia County School System. The papers cover: family affairs; schools in West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Michigan, and New York; West Virginia Home Economics Association; National Education Association department of...
Dates: 1915-1943

Frank Buckles Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4307
Scope and Contents Papers of Frank Woodruff Buckles (born Wood Buckles, February 1, 1901 - February 27, 2011), a United States Army corporal and the last surviving American military veteran of World War I. During World War II, he was captured by Japanese forces in the Philippines as a civilian prisoner. After the war, Buckles married in San Francisco and moved to Gap View Farm near Charles Town, West Virginia, where he worked until age 105. Collection includes incoming correspondence, photographs, military...
Dates: 1900-2006; Majority of material found within ca. 1940s-1990s