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World War, 1939-1945

 Topic
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Howard Bertram Aison Papers

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 61
Abstract

Aison was a career Army officer who served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. This collection primarily relates to his service in these wars. Includes correspondence, photographs, citations, orders, diaries and recollections, unit histories, artifacts, and maps.

Dates: circa 1919-1964, undated; Other: Date acquired: 06/22/1999

Herbert Ambrose Letters

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Collection ID: MG 133
Scope and Contents

The collection includes letters written by Sergeant Herbert Ambrose while he worked in the 506 United States Army Infantry Postal Unit during World War II. Most of the letters are written by Ambrose to his parents about his daily life from various locations throughout the war including Boston, Scotland, Southern England, France, and Germany.

Dates: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 08/24/2018

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

Francis N. Crenshaw Papers

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Collection ID: RG 1-1B1
Abstract

Francis N. Crenshaw was a member of Old Dominion University's Board of Visitors (1968-1976). Material relates to his service as member and rector of the Board. The collection also contains papers of his father, Captain Russell Crenshaw (1886-1975), that chiefly relate to his service in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Dates: 1927-1978, undated; Other: Date acquired: 11/17/1976

USS Vulcan (AR-5) Collection

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 57
Abstract

Navy repair vessel. Served in both the European and Pacific theaters during World War II. Participated in the Occupation of Japan (1945-1946) and the Dominican Republic intervention (1965). Contains historical material, memorabilia, crew member recollections, press releases, newspaper clippings, and photographs.

Dates: 1898-1985, undated; Other: Date acquired: 12/10/1984

G. William Whitehurst Papers

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Collection ID: MG 86
Abstract

G. William Whitehurst was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia’s Second District in 1968. Member of the House Armed Services Committee, Committee on Intelligence and Ethics Committee. Consists of nineteen bound Congressional dairies spanning from 1969 to 1986. Six scrap books consisting of newspaper clippings, magazines, pictures and other documents relating to Doctor William Whitehurst’s tenure in the House of Representatives.

Dates: 1968-2016, undated; Other: Date acquired: 03/27/2007

Arthur George Williams Papers

 Collection
Collection ID: RG 17-4B3
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a black and white photograph of Arthur George Williams, Professor of Modern Languages at the Norfolk Division of the College of William and Mary, in his study as well as a letter written during World War II about giving guns from the war to a friend in the United States. It is unclear if the letter relates to Professor Williams.

Dates: 1936-1945; Other: Date acquired: 12/13/2018

George Withers Papers

 Collection
Collection ID: MG 113
Scope and Contents This collection contains artwork by George Withers primarily related to World War II. It includes posters, copies of illustrations for military publications, letters, and an Army personnel appointment notice. An illustration of the battle on Guadalcanal for “Army Talks” magazine is included, along with an illustration from Combat Orientation. Letters of thanks from General Dwight D. Eisenhower and Lucius Clay as well as an article about an exhibit of Withers’ work at the Walt Whitman...
Dates: 1943-1946; Other: Date acquired: 10/11/2012