World War, 1939-1945
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
An artificial collection consisting mainly of publications, ephemera and correspondence related to Amherst College's involvement in various United States wars, including the Civil War, Mexican War, Spanish-American War, World Wars I and II, Korean War and the Vietnam War.
The personal and professional papers of Dudley H. Towne, Professor of Physics at Amherst College from 1952 to 1997. The papers include course materials, his letters home during WWII, unpublished reminiscences on his life from childhood to the end of his life with a focus on his experience as a gay man and various other materials. A guide to this collection is not yet available and portions of the collection are restricted.
Correspondence, legal documents, newsclippings, journal articles, one book and one map relating to the professional activities and personal life of Edwin St. John Ward, Amherst College Class of 1900. The bulk of the material falls into the years 1915-1918, when Dr. Ward was in service to the American Red Cross in Turkey, Palestine and France.
Chiefly a collection of primary and secondary research materials compiled by John W. Dower in the course of several decades of teaching, research, writing and publication on the history of Japan, particularly with regard to World War II and its aftermath, popular media and racial representation. It includes articles, archival source material, correspondence, photographs, research notes, and draft manuscripts for several of Professor Dower's publications.
Letter to nephew. Describes wartime mail from European countries and the censorship of mail by Nazi Germany.
A variety of materials relating to physical education at Amherst and Marsh's professional work.
Series 4 includes clippings, newspapers, military records and certificates, photographs, and a photograph album. The album documents the invasion of southern France by the U.S. 7th Army beginning on 15 August 1944.
The William D. Strohmeier (AC 1936) Papers contain information related to Strohmeier's interest in aviation, particularly during his time at Amherst College as a founding member of the Amherst Flying Club and the Intercollegiate Flying Club, as well as his later work training pilots for the Hawthorne School of Aeronautics in South Carolina and his career with Taylor Aircraft Company (later Piper Aircraft, Inc.).
Series 5: Subject Files, undated, includes various topical biographical files relating to Friendly's life activities and interests.