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Neill, Powers and Rhodes Family Collection

Identifier: A-0328
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of family letters and photographs for Neill family of Shelby County, Texas. The collection includes scholastic records (class notes, assigments, a diploma), genealogical materials (bible pages, newspaper clippings, obituaries), and financial records (account books, receipts, checks), as well as more than a dozen short stories written by Lela (Rhodes)Neill. Pedigree chart of frequently mentioned family members [1] Elias Mitchel...
Dates: Event: Donated 5/27/2016

Paul Overall WWII Collection

Identifier: A-0226
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of the photographs taken by Overall from the liberation of a World War II concentration camp and his honorable discharge certificate.

Dates: 1946; Event: Donated 9/21/1992

Pitts Family Collection

Identifier: A-0269
Scope and Contents

This collection contains documents ranging from German and U.S. newspaper clippings and newspapers to photographs of historic Nacogdoches landmarks such as the Stone Fort.

Dates: 1800-1989

Public Relations Committee

Identifier: UA-094
Scope and Contents

This collection covers files on students who were involved with World War II.  It includes correspondence with a number of students getting updated addresses and personnel information cards and lists of students receiving the Pine Log.

Dates: 1940-1968

R. B. Martin World War II Letters

Identifier: A-0357
Content Description

The bulk of the collection are letters that Roy Martin wrote to Pat Justice (Salena Justice) in 1943.

Dates: 1943-1946; Event: Donated 9/20/2011

R. C. McCrary WWII Collection

Identifier: A-0156
Scope and Contents

This collection includes service documents, personal papers, and a diary in which McCrary kept details of bombing missions in Europe which he took part in from May to September, 1944. There are also aerial photographs from bombing raids into Germany.

Dates: 1941-1945

Ralph Adam Smith Manuscripts

Identifier: A-0110
Scope and Contents The collection consists of drafts of Smith's M.A. thesis and Ph.D. dissertation. "The Life of Alexander Horton" (1936) is a biography of a San Augustine citizen prominent in early Texas history. The manuscript traces Horton's family background and domestic life, his opposition to the Fredonian Rebellion, and his experiences in the Texas Revolution, Cherokee War, and Regulator-Moderator War. "A. J. Rose, Agrarian Crusader of Texas" (1938) is the biography of a leader...
Dates: 1936-1938

Richard and Ruth Muckelroy Collection

Identifier: A-0365
Content Description

Letters, photographs, postcards, military manuals, masonic booklets, cookbooks, and other ephemera.

Dates: Event: Donated 8/8/2016 by the First United Methodist Church of Nacogdoches; 1921-2002

Robert Anderson Booklet

Identifier: A-0184
Scope and Contents

World War II booklet about the 5th Bomber Command during the move from Owi Airfield to the Island of Leyte.

Dates: -

Ross Fountain Family Collection

Identifier: A-0331
Scope and Contents A pair of scrapbooks, family photographs, genealogy materials, and a bomber jacket makes up the majority of this small collection. The scrapbooks have photographs, newspaper clippings, telegrams, and letters about Ross Fountain and other Nacogdoches men serving in World War 2. Researchers might find the bombing mission notes in Folder 2 interesting, as they list the date of the mission, the location targeted, the number of bombs, and their yield. Researchers may also like the rare class...
Dates: Event: Donated 11/10/2016

Ruth Terry Preston Collection

Identifier: A-0238
Scope and Contents

Genealogical research on the Terry family

Dates: -

Stockwell Collection

Identifier: A-0214
Scope and Contents

There are two ration booklets, a partial sheet of ration stamps and two newsletters in this World War 2 collection. Researchers may find the newsletters of particular interest. One pertains to a training class of the Women's Army Corps in Nacogdoches, Texas. The second newsletter is that of an Army Air Corps base unit stationed at Myitkyina in Burma. It is unlikely that these newsletters are widely circulated.

Dates: 1942-1945

Swank Family World War II Collection

Identifier: A-0145
Scope and Contents

Materials relating to the military careers of Lufkin residents Harry F. Swank, Marine Corps (1941-1945) and his wife, Mary Addie Foster, Marine Corps Women's Reservists (1943-1945). Includes a Bible issued to service personnel and a war ration book.

Dates: 1942-1945

Thomas E. Broughton Collection

Identifier: A-0361
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of one specialty made leather bound album. The title page is inscribed with “Dedicated to our Dear Commander 1st Ltn. Thomas E. Broughton in kind remembrance. Officers and guards of the 8599 Lab. Serv. Co.” Pins inside the album include a Kotwica and other Polish military pins.

Dates: Event: Donated 4/4/2016

Travis Benjamin Whitaker Collection

Identifier: A-0296
Scope and Contents

The newsletters contain items of interest to the Navy troops, news about the war abroad, and events in the Pacific. The third issue is dated two days after the United States dropped the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki, August 14, 1945. Of particular interest are the columns entitled “Hirihito’s Last Imperial Words,” “Dramatic News Comes After Three Days of Tense Waiting” and “War Timetable.”

Dates: 1944-1945

Travis Price Collection

Identifier: A-0185
Scope and Contents This collection is primarily a pictorial history of the U.S.S. Mobile, 1943-1945. It is 156 pages long and has hundreds of black and white photographs showing all aspects of the ship's participation in World War II. There are photographs of the men in each of their onboard duty departments (supply, navigation, communication, engineering, etc.)as well as candid images of them participating in sporting and club activities. The book has photogrpahs illustrating the Mobile's participation in...
Dates: 1945-1946

U.S.S. Stephen F. Austin Merchant Marine Ship Collection

Identifier: A-0225
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photocopies of the U.S.S. Stephen F. Austin's logbooks as well as newspaper articles, photographs and correspondence pertaining to the vessel.

Dates: Event: Donated in 1996

William D. Murdy World War II Collection

Identifier: A-0160
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of photocopies of the journals Murdy numbered 4-6. He said the other journals were destroyed over the years following the war. Some of the original pictures of the Dachau Concentration Camp were given to the department and are cataloged in the Photograph Collection.

Dates: 1944-1945

William Saflarski Collection

Identifier: A-0294
Dates: Event: Donated in 2014

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