Armed Forces

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: specific branches of the Armed Forces under names of countries, e.g. United States. Army; and subdivision Armed Forces under names of countries, regions, international organizations, etc., e.g. United States--Armed Forces; United Nations--Armed Forces

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Allen S. Eskind World War II Papers

Identifier: MSS.0633
Scope and Content

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.

Dates: undated

J. León Helguera Collection of Colombiana

Identifier: MSS.0203

This collection contains numerous manuscripts, legal documents, publications, and photographs collected by J. León Helguera about Latin America and Colombia, specifically. The bulk of the collection dates from the 1700s-1800s.

Dates: 1494 - circa 2000

W. R. Keener Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS.0652

John B. Lomax Collection

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 30081045847906]
Identifier: MSS.0964

This collection contains 54 photographs documenting the African-American soldiers of the 3067 Quartermaster Salvage Collecting Company in training in Wyoming during WWII, with almost all of the photographs annotated with humorous remarks and identifications of the images. There is also a photostatic copy of discharge papers.

Dates: circa 1944 - 1950

World War I and World War II Pamphlet and Newspaper Collection

Identifier: MSS.0801

The World War I and II Pamphlet Collection has been arranged chronologically. There are seven items published during the First World War with the bulk of the collection containing newspapers and magazines from World War II published in the United States by servicemen stationed at bases across the country.

Dates: 1912 - 1945

ROTC-Navy Photograph Collection

Identifier: MSS.0297

This collection contains a deconstructed scrapbook of photographs of ROTC-Navy at Vanderbilt Univerity from the years 1966-1970.

Dates: 1966 - 1970

Albert S. Thompson, Collection

Identifier: MSS.0446
Scope and Contents

This collection contains research reports that were funded by the National Research Council, during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1944

Joe Thompson, Jr., Papers

Identifier: MSS.0449
Scope and Contents Note: 4 folders of outgoing correspondence added, 10/6/69, at end of box 2, containing 27 letters and one undated Christmas card to Mrs. Sam Orr, Sept. 12, 1942 to July 8, 1945. Includes 14 V-mail letters (4 of which are holograph); the rest are typewritten. Subject Entries Berchtesgaden, Germany Coins Diaries Eisenhower, Dwight David Nashville, Tennessee - Description North...
Dates: 1940s


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