World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American
Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
The papers contain correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, and personal papers of John Breon concerning his World War II experiences, correspondents include Pat Carroll, Charles Cerbone, Gertrude Stein, Alice B. Toklas, and Carl Van Vechten.
The records consist of correspondence from World War II servicemen from Silliman College (Yale) to the master of the college, F. S. C. Northrop, and his wife. Also included are an address book and miscellaneous printed materials documenting wartime activities of Yale servicemen.
Lawrence M. DiFilippo, Class of 1938, Yale College, letters concerning his experiences in World War II
The materials consists of the letters of Lawrence M. DiFilippo (Yale 1938) to Ellsworth Mason, his roommate in Saybrook College at Yale. The letters document DiFilippo's experiences of the Japanese invasion of the Philippines during World War II.
Correspondence of World War II servicemen from Branford College, Yale University, and the manuscript of by Polly S. Buck
The materials include the letters of World War II servicemen from Branford College (Yale) to Polly S. Buck, who was wife of the master; letters to various recipients from John William Ruff (Yale 1927), who was a Professor of English at Yale and a fellow of Branford College before the war; and permission to publish correspondence. Also included is a manuscript of Buck's book, We Minded the Store.
The majority of the papers consist of letters (originals; typed transcripts; and edited, typed transcripts) from McCollester to his parents, 1942-1945, documenting his war experiences. There are also several writings by McCollester about his war service, and a history of the Baldwin family of Connecticut, written in 1840.
The papers consist of letters written by James Stewart McDermott to his family and friends, describing his life at Yale College and in the Marine Corps. His wartime letters were written from Quantico, Virginia; Washington, D.C; Camp Pendleton; and unspecified locations in the Pacific, until his death on Iwo Jima. The papers also include a few newspaper clippings and other items.
The papers include sketchbooks of watercolor drawings and captions by David J. Piel depicting military and civilian life during World War II in the South Pacific; and related correspondence, memorabilia, and photographs.
Fitzhugh Quarrier, Class of 1935, Sheffield Scientific School, Yale University, memoir concerning his service in World War II
The material consists of a memoir written by Fitzhugh Quarrier (Yale 1935S) concerning his experiences during World War II.
Richard Willstatter, Class of 1943, Sheffield Scientific School, papers concerning his experiences in World War II
The materials consist of letters, photographs, and a handbook documenting Richard Willstater's (1943S) service during World War II.