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World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Lewellyn C. Daigle Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1294
Scope and Contents

A scrapbook compiled and annotated by Daigle describing his activities during World War II. The scrapbook contains photographs of fellow soldiers as well as of places Daigle was stationed during the war. The collection also contains two books: "God is my co-pilot" by Robert L. Scott and "Born in battle" by Rowan T. Thomas. The latter book contains a dedication to Daigle from Capt. Thomas.

Dates: 1941-1943

Arlie Holman Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1125-sc
Abstract

Letters from Holman to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel H. Holman of West Peru, Me. Written between September 1945 and August 1946, the letters detail Holman's military service in the Army Air Forces and his experiences from his arrival at Camp Adair, Oregon, through his time in Okinawa Island, Japan. Miscellaneous postcards to various Holman family members are also included in the collection.

Dates: 1945-1946

Frederic Coleman Murphy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1596-sc
Abstract

Papers include copies of Coleman's letters, 1929-1945, primarily to his mother and sister in which he writes of his life while teaching in Berlin, N.H., as an analyst in the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce in Washington, D.C., and while serving with the United States Army in Italy during World War II. The collection also contains letters of condolence to Coleman's wife after his death in 1945 as well as family photographs.

Dates: 1929-1945

Marie Pancoast Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1637
Scope and Contents

Scrapbooks compiled by Marie Haines Pancoast while a student at the University of Maine. They contain programs, photographs and memorabilia of campus activities and social and sorority life. Topics of particular interest within the scrapbooks include newspaper clippings about activities on campus concerning World War II and programs, souvenirs, etc. from Phi Mu sorority.

Dates: 1941-1945

Faculty Records (University Of Maine). Smith (David C.) Papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0011-047
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information created and curated by educator and historian David C. Smith. Smith was a widely recognized historian and lectured nationally and internationally on such topics as history, political science, climatology, agriculture, paper industry, literature, and popular culture. The records cover Smith's academic career at the University of Maine, but also his political work and time serving on numerous professional and community groups. The...
Dates: 1833-2011; Majority of material found within 1960-1996

Henrietta Thompson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0498
Abstract

The papers of a student at the University of Maine. The papers include research material for her thesis for her M.A. Degree in History. Her thesis described her interviews of the members of a group of 114 men and women who were fleeing from Burma after the Japanese invasion of that country in January 1942. Included are correspondence, 32 audiotapes, notecards, research notes, and bibliographies.

Dates: 1942-1992