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Cruiser Houston Collecton

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Identifier: 1981-001
Dates: 1917-2008; Majority of material found within 1929-1945
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials in a wide variety of formats that document the history of the USS Houston (CA-30) and her crew. A significant portion of the material dates from the period 1929 to 1945. There is also a large quantity of material that dates from the 1980s to the present.The materials have been divided into four major categories: Core Material is the material most frequently requested by researchers, and includes Photographs, Negatives and...

Kenneth W. Kennedy World War II Letters

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Identifier: 2007-019
Dates: 1905-1945; Majority of material found in 1937-1945
Scope and Contents This collection is primarily concerned with correspondence from Kenneth Wade Kennedy relating to his World War II service. The collection also includes correspondence from various family members, newspaper clippings relevant to the family, and a small number of musical programs and wedding invitations. All letters are arranged chronologically with the exception of a discreet number of letters from various family members which have been arranged alphabetically by author. Newspaper...

George Kirksey Papers

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Identifier: 1971-002
Dates: 1910-1971
Scope and Contents The George Kirksey Papers contain clippings, manuscripts, some correspondence, scrapbooks, and numerous photographs. Materials are dated between 1910 and 1971. The collection comprises 18 manuscript boxes and has 3,363 items. The collection is divided into several series, based on a particular function of Kirksey's life or by form (photographs, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous items). The collection arrived at the University of Houston Special Collections unorganized for the most...

Jeanie Lambright Papers on They Also Served: Women’s Stories from the World War II Era

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Identifier: 2016-015
Dates: 1943-2004
Scope and Contents

The majority of the collection includes content pertaining to the creation of the Lambright's book entitled, “They also served: Women’s Stories from the WWII Era.” Many materials correspond to the research, interviews, and related materials collected from 53 women interviewed in 2001-2002 who shared their memories of the WW II Era for the book. Other items include audio tapes, photographs, and the published book.

Captain O.C. McDavid World War II Letters

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Identifier: 2011-008
Dates: 1943-1945
Scope and Contents This collection primarily consists of correspondence from Captain O.C. McDavid during his service in World War II in the South Pacific. The collection also includes a handful of correspondence addressed to Captain McDavid, newsletters from his service, memorabilia collected while abroad, a sketch drawn by Captain McDavid, newspaper clippings, and Letters from OC: The War Years--1940 through 1945, compiled by Gene McDavid. Correspondence from Captain McDavid is arranged...

UH World War II Era Clippings

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Identifier: 1996-008
Dates: 1939-1944
Scope and Contents 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,...