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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Camp Huntsville Construction Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2022.s246
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials donated by Dr. Brian Jordan. Materials in this collection are originated by the Fretz Construction Company. This collection includes detailed ledgers and supply estimates for the construction of the “Camp Huntsville” P.O.W. camp, which housed German and Japanese prisoners during World War II.

Dates: 1942

Dana Andrews Correspondence: Military, 1942 - 1973

Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The Dana Andrews Collection is composed of 29 boxes. The collection focuses on the life, family, and acting career of Dana Andrews, as well as featuring the theater career and family of Mary Todd, Dana Andrews' wife.

Materials within the collection are mainly composed of photographs. Other materials include scrapbooks, correspondence, audiovisuals, magazines, programs, tickets, household documents, a ledger and diary, and materials about the Screen Actors Guild Inc.

Dates: 1942 - 1973

Daniel Warren Reep World War II Manuscript Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2022.s244
Scope and Contents

This single item collection contains a manuscript written by Daniel Warren Reep during his time attending Waukesha County Technical College in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. This manuscript details Reep’s experience coming of age and serving as a Marine during World War II. This manuscript was donated by Glenn Payne.

Dates: 2003-02-20

George W. Morgan Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2017.s132
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a manuscript left behind by Major General George W. Morgan detailing his military service.

Dates: 1881

Holm Newspaper and Periodical Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2022.s251
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials donated by Cathy Holm. Materials include newspapers and periodicals covering the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, as well as local newspapers from the 1990s.

Dates: 1962 - 2000

J. Mark Smither Civil War Letters

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s072
Scope and Contents The J. Mark Smither War Letters (1861 - 1881; 1 book) includes family correspondence, newspaper clippings and a poem relating his experience fighting in the Civil War. The letters in this collection are mainly between J. Mark Smither and his mother, brother, uncle and sister. The letters include details about J. Mark Smither’s health, the weather conditions and the encounters of the members of the Hood’s Brigade; including information on any soldiers that were wounded and those who died....
Dates: 1861 - 1881

Jefferson Davis Ship Island Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2021.s231
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence from a prisoner at Ship Island, Mississippi to Jefferson Davis. It also contains an article by Lee Meriwether regarding his childhood encounter with Davis.

Dates: 1862 - 1953

John W. Thomason Jr. Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2013.s007
Scope and Contents The contents of this collection represent various aspects of the life of John W. Thomason, including his family life, military career, his work as a published author and illustrator, and general interest in art. This collection contains correspondence, drafts of his writing, published written works, artifacts from his military career, magazine and newspaper clippings, genealogical research, photographs, and numerous notebooks and sketchbooks. A large portion of this collection includes...
Dates: 1898 - 2017

Mae Wynne McFarland Research Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2014.s063
Scope and Contents The collection is divided into five series: Series 1: Personal Correspondence contains letters, postcards, holiday cards, newspaper clippings,invitations, programs, receipts, and photographs. Series 2: Walker County/ Huntsville History includes correspondence, binders and journals of handwritten notes, typed notes, recipes, family trees, newspaper clippings, notes concerning marriage records and land records, census records, and the history of Cincinnati and the Yellow Fever...
Dates: 1856 - 1977

Mark Beto ROTC Collection

Identifier: THR/01/2021.s237
Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials regarding Mark Beto as other military leaders. These materials include admission packets for the ROTC Hall of Fame, as well as SHSU Raven Battalion materials.

Dates: 1960 - 2017