Skip to main content

World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 40 Collections and/or Records:

American Legion Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-070
Scope and Contents The American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 10 of Wilmington was charted September 13, 1919 by fifteen World War I veterans in accordance with US 41 Stat. 284. This collection contains three scrapbooks and several folders of ephemera pertaining to veterans and active military personnel from southeast North Carolina between 1942-1963. Items included in the scrapbooks are enlistment notices, obituaries, memorial lists, achievements attained, prisoner of war lists (POWs) and other patriotic articles...
Dates: 1942-1963

Bissette World War II Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-119
Scope and Contents This group of World War II documents consists of five U.S. military duplicates: a U.S. military inspection report of Buchenwald Concentration Camp, liberated on 11 April 1945 by members of the Third Army under General George S. Patton; Special Communique No. 8 of the Supreme Headquarters, A.E.F. - an official notice of German Surrender 8 May 1945; a commendation letter from Dwight David Eisenhower, Supreme Commander, A.E.F. to Colonel Martin A. Bateman, Commander, 302nd Transport Wing, Army Air...
Dates: 1945, 1980, undated

Cameron Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-194
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of letters written by Bruce B. Cameron to his future wife, Meredith College student Lottie Fales, as well as later letters written by their son, Daniel D. Cameron, to his parents and sister during his service in WWII. The letters between Cameron and Fales illustrate life in Wilmington during the early part of the century, and provide information on the female college experience during that era. Daniel Cameron’s letters offer a soldier’s experience of the...
Dates: 1912-1914 (photocopies), 1944 (photocopies), 2002, 2005; Majority of material found within 1913-1914 (photocopies)

Colin D. Heaton Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-220
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photocopies of various “Top and Most Secret” military correspondences. Primary reference material covers military operations, statistics, and personal correspondences between Russian, allied, and Czechoslovakian armed forces. The researcher may find official German and Czechoslovakian records not translated to be of particular interests along with official accounts of various wartime assaults on enemy targets.These photocopies of WWII era documents were...
Dates: Other: Date acquired: 03/07/2000

Cornelius M. Dickinson Thomas Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-179
Abstract Cornelius (Neal) Dickinson Thomas, local artist and author, spent most of his life at his family home, Clarendon Plantation, in Brunswick county. This collection includes personal correspondence, post cards, greeting cards, photographs, documents relating to James Forte and two paintings.
Dates: 1940-1972

Dr. Ralph Werner Brauer Personal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-184
Scope and Contents Brauer's paper collection is supplemented by an earlier collection, MS 060, The Brauer Papers. This earlier collection focuses on the work of Brauer's father, Friedrich Brauer, and is a fascinating glimpse into the world of inter-war Germany and of the rise of Hitler and Fascism in Germany.This collection of Brauer papers is organized in several series. The first series to be processed focuses on Brauer's early life, from birth through the late 1940s. In addition to documenting...
Dates: 1889-1992; Majority of material found in 1920s-1950s

Dr. William Madison Randall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-100
Abstract This manuscript collection contains information related to Dr. William Madison Randall's family and career from 1899 to 1972. Included are documents, correspondence, publications, newspaper articles and clippings, photographs and ephemera related to Randall's childhood, military career, career at UNCW, interest in languages and other scholarly pursuits. The collection also includes a tool belt and his graduation robes.
Dates: 1920-1984

Dr. William Sutton WWII Publications Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SC-MS-355
Scope and Contents This collection contains issues of "Yank Magazine" and the "Stars and Stripes" newspaper, which were published by the U.S. Military during World War II. These publications reported on the happenings of the war and focused on members of the armed forces overseas.
Dates: 1944 August - 1945 May

Dukes Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-328
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertaining to the lives, education, and military services of several members of the Dukes family, including Judson L. Dukes (1922-2004), Mary Smith Dukes (1926-1990), Dr. Judson L. Dukes, Jr. (1945-2010), and Bennie E. Dukes (1948-2001). Types of materials include correspondence, scrapbooks, photo albums, autograph books, military records, educational records, programs, certificates, photographs, slides, newspaper clippings, artwork, plaques and other types of...
Dates: 1922-2012

Eugene R. O’Leary World War II Memorabilia

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-329
Scope and Contents This collection contains photographs, documents, field manuals, and a dog tag from Eugene O'Leary's service with the United States Army during World War II.
Dates: 1940-1944