The Lee W. Weaver Collection
Scope and Contents
This collection contains memorabilia from the European Front of World War II collected by Sgt. Weaver during his service overseas, including memorandums, Special Orders, certificates, photographs correspondence, and postcards.
- Majority of material found within 1941-1945
Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Biographical / Historical
Lee Weaver was born in Elkhart, Indiana on 4 May 1922. On 14 November 1942, while a student in South Bend, Indiana, Mr. Weaver was called to serve in the United States Army. After Basic Training, Private Weaver underwent Parachute training with the 101st Airborne. In October of 1943, Sergeant Weaver arrived in Liverpool, England. During his tour of duty in Europe, Sgt. Weaver served in England, France, Holland, Belgium, Germany, and Austria. For his service, Sgt. Weaver received several awards, including the Bronze Star, the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Good Conduct Medal, and the Distinguished Unit Badge. Sgt. Weaver returned to the United States on November 1945.
3.5 Linear Feet (Contains 1 document box and 2 oversize boxes)
This collection was donated by Lee Weaver in 2002.
- The Lee W. Weaver Collection
- Partially Processed
- Jennifer D. Freitas
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository