David Wiegand Papers
Papers of David Wiegand, staff member of the 300th General Hospital (the "Vanderbilt Unit"), stationed in Naples, Italy during WWII. Colelction includes three pencil drawings of 300th officers, a "Pomes and Poems" booklet, a Christmas 1942 Camp Forrest booklet, a soldier's guide to Naples, a European Victory Day celebration pamphlet, and a postcard depicting the hospital. 8 items in all.
- 1942 - 1945
- Wiegand, David A. (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
David Ayers Wiegand was born August 7, 1914 in Rochester, Monroe County, New York. A World War II veteran, he was a member of the 300th General Hospital stationed briefly in Tunisia and later in Naples, Italy. An automobile mechanic, he owned a service station in Rochester for many years. He died in Rochester on April 17, 1988.
0.83 Cubic Feet (One oversize flat storage container (17"x 21" x 4"))
Language of Materials
Donated by daughter Beth Wiegand Starzynski in three separate donations 2010-2012.
Separated Materials note
Large pencil drawings placed in oversized box along with file folder containing other materials. Box located in EBL Vault
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