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Walter C. Ansel Papers

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 29
Abstract

Collection deals primarily with Admiral Walter C. Ansel's research on German operations during World War III resulting in two books, Hitler Confronts England and Hitler and the Middle Sea. Of note is extensive correspondence with German officers, many of which are in German.

Dates: circa 1917-1974, undated; Other: Date acquired: 04/25/1978

Samuel Leyens Switzer Papers

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Collection ID: MG 37
Abstract

Department store owner in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Includes correspondence, literary productions, legal documents, newspaper and magazine clippings, maps, memorabilia and photographs. Collection documents his service as an artillery officer in World War I. Of note are maps of Europe detailing battle positions and troop movements in World War I.

Dates: circa 1910-1985, undated; Other: Date acquired: 03/20/1980