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Cruiser Houston Collection

 Collection
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...

Herman George Eiden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2016-008
Dates: 1939-2005; Majority of material found in 1939-1941
Scope and Contents

The Herman George Eiden Papers consists of three albums of photos and mementos from Eiden's service in the Pacific while in the United States Navy. It also includes correspondance to and from Eiden, films and a log script by Eiden, as well as articles, newspapers, and brochures in relation to the sinking of the Houston (Cruiser: CA-30) and its 60th anniversary commemoration.

Kenneth W. Kennedy World War II Letters

 Collection
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

 Collection
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.

Lienhard Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-046
Dates: 1847-2017
Scope and Contents The Lienhard Family Papers document the lives of four members of the Lienhard family: Johann Heinrich Lienhard I (1822-1903), John H. Lienhard III (1893-1979), James (Jim) Henderson Lienhard (1921-2018), and John H. Lienhard IV (1930-). The collection consists primarily of material from John H. Lienhard III’s service in World War I and James H. Lienhard’s service in World War II. Materials are arranged into series by family member. Johann Heinrich Lienhard I’s (1822-1903)...

Captain O.C. McDavid World War II Letters

 Collection
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...

Captain Albert H. Rooks Papers

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Identifier: 2010-010
Dates: 1914-2005
Scope and Contents

This collection contains five series: Correspondence, Captain Albert H. Rooks Honors, Research Files, Photographs, and Memorabilia. Material includes correspondence, awards, published articles, newspapers, clippings, reports, pamphlets and other Cruiser Houston related material. The Correspondence and Research Files series are divided into topical sub-series. Thereafter, the collection is arranged chronologically within each series.

UH Veteran's Office Records

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Identifier: 1977-006
Dates: 1944-1958
Scope and Contents The UH Veteran's Office Records contain material pertaining to the university and government-sponsored office for the support and advising of veteran students during the 1940s and 1950s. Dates for items in the collection range from 1944 to 1958, with the bulk of the material dating from the late 1940s. The collection is arranged into nine series: Veteran's Office, Veteran's Staff Meetings, Budget, Correspondence with Veteran's Administration, Veteran's Administration Field Manual...

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