World War, 1939-1945
Found in 43 Collections and/or Records:
Lisa Aron Collection
This .42 linear foot collection contains one original, handwritten, family history about World War II, Nazi Germany, Auschwitz Concentration Camp, and the Aftermath of the War. The collection is divided by chapters.
Cherrie E. Barrow Diary
This collection contains a 5-Year diary from a young woman living in Old Hickory, Tennessee at the outset of WWII (1939-1943). The author is a high school student at the beginning of the diary and talks about her daily life with some breaks in between entries.
William Beard Papers
The paper contain two scrapbooks, one limited to only clippings, the other scrapbook has newspaper clippings, photographs, letters, pamphlets, booklets, itineraries, newsletters, Navy Day event-related papers, bulletins, a poem, and a resume. Also included is a publication titled: “Men Make the Navy,” a series of 20 articles.
Howard Boorman Papers
Bernard R. Breyer and Donald Davidson Correspondence Collection
The collection contains four letters, one typed and three handwritten, dated from 1945 to 1946. Two of the letters discuss military life in World War I and World War II. Also included is a discussion regarding the Vanderbilt University athletic program and the upcoming football season.
Alice Huffman Bugel Collection
Collection of personal recollections of Alice Huffman Bugel about her service in the 8th Evacuation Hospital during World War II Collection includes personal artifacts and memorabilia including her nurse’s uniform and accoutrements worn during her time of service in North Africa and Italy, as well as photographs, and certificates.
Henry M. Carney Collection
This collection contains a photocopy of one handwritten letter with typescript, and one poem. The letter describes the long trek from the Southeast to California, by way of New York in 1868. The poem relates to World War II experiences in Europe.
Charles F. Delzell Papers
Anna Coile Durham Collection
This .21 linear foot collection consists of the booklet King George sent to blind Allied soldiers in French Braille. An English translation of King George’s message is included. The collection also contains a letter written by the organization’s founder George A. Kessler which is written in French. In addition, a letter to Anna Coile Durham from the Permanent Blind Relief War Fund is included which was sent to her with this copy of King George’s message.
Allen S. Eskind World War II Papers
This Collection is .21 linear feet and includes Allen Eskind’s WWII Journal in fifteen chapters and his official correspondence during his time of service with the U.S. Navy. A photograph album in electronic digitized format that documents his Naval tour of duty during the second World War will be available online at the Vandy Goes to War: World War II Remembered website.
Finley, J. E. Papers
The Finley Family lived in rural West Tennessee. The collection contains newspaper clippings that focus on farming and/or livestock problems, and the lyrics to old songs, which were published in the Commercial Appeal in the 1920s. It also includes a World War II Ration Certificates and Booklet.
Howard Campbell Gilmer, Jr. Collection
William B. Hackett Collection
This collection contains four handwritten letters, arranged chronologically in two file folders, from William B. Hackett to Mrs. J. E. Pierson during World War I.
Fiske Hanley II Collection
This collection contains two bound volumes. The first volume covers the History of the 504th Bomb Group (VH) in World War II and the second volume is The 20 th Air Force Album.
Marc H. Hollender Collection
Sara Holroyd World War II and George Peabody College for Teachers Collection
This small collection (.42 linear feet ) contains letters, programs, and newspaper clippings collected by Sara Holroyd, a 1946 graduate of George Peabody College for Teachers. (Peabody merged Vanderbilt University in 1979.). Ms. Holroyd was a student leader and a musician while at Peabody, and many of the programs feature her as a student musician. This collection also chronicles the end of WWII and activities at Peabody College during that time.
Frank K. Houston Collection
This collection contains a scrapbook with newspaper clippings about WWII from 1941-1945.
Julius Christian Jacobsen Papers
This .21 linear ft. collection contains correspondence, some handwritten, written by Julius Jacobsen while he worked in Colombia, South America. Most date from 1936-1941. The majority of the letters describe his time in Colombia and business activities.