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UH World War II Era Clippings

Identifier: 1996-008

University of Houston World War II Clippings contains newspaper articles that mostly relate to the University of Houston during the years 1939-1944. Some of the topics covered in these articles include the separation of the university from the Houston school system, Frontier Fiesta, and the university's contributions to the war effort through the offering of special war-related subject in areas including classes in navigation, diesel engine repair, map interpretation, aircraft engine repair, first-aid, and radio service.

The collection is separated by month with the folders placed in ascending order. Four folders containing undated material are found at the end of the collection.


  • 1939-1944


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Open for research.

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3.50 linear feet


Guide to the UH World War II Era Clippings
Samantha Herber, Mikaela Selley, and Bobby Marlin, Fall 2006
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA