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World War, 1939-1945 -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Army Specialized Training Division, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 89
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, transcripts, photographs, instructional materials, and administrative files documenting the Army Specialized Training Division at Yale, particularly the Army Specialized Training Program (ASTP) and the Civil Affairs Specialists Training School.
Dates: 1940-1963

Bureau of Military Information, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 816
Overview: The records consist of administrative files, memoranda, reserve program information, correspondence, letters of recommendation, and student files documenting the operations of the Yale Bureau of Military Information.
Dates: circa 1942-1947

Harry William Cofrances papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 818
Overview: Correspondence, diary and memorabilia. Most of the correspondence relates to Cofrances' efforts in 1926 to win a scholarship offered by the Italy America Society. Also in the correspondence are two notes from Rudy Vallée. His army service in San Francisco (1942-1945) is documented by a diary and memorabilia.
Dates: 1913-1969

Albert Godfrey Conrad papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1306
Overview: The papers consist of office files from the first quarter-century of Albert G. Conrad's career as an instructor of electrical engineering at Yale and an autobiographical memoir. Materials include correspondence, writings, printed matter, photographs, and memorabilia, the latter including drawings, blueprints, charts, and a record of a speech by Conrad. The collection is especially rich in materials concerning life at Yale during World War II. The bulk of the papers concerns the Department of...
Dates: 1916-1993

Julien Cornell papers relating to Ezra Pound

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 176
Overview: The collection contains correspondence and professional files relating to Cornell's representation of Ezra Pound in the initial stages of the U.S. government's case against him for treason. In addition to Ezra and Dorothy Pound, correspondents include T. S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, James Laughlin, Arthur Moore, Omar Pound, Mary de Rachewiltz, and Olga Rudge. Topics include Pound's physical and mental condition in 1945-46; the treason charge against him; the efforts to have him declared mentally...
Dates: 1945-1965

Reuben L. and Marcionella V. Curtiss papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 853
Overview: Correspondence between Reuben L. and Marcionella V. Curtiss during World War II when each was serving in the United States Army make up the bulk of the papers. Reuben L. Curtiss's letters are sent from various parts of the United States, Africa, India, and China. Marcionella V. Curtiss's letters reflect her service in Australia, New Guinea and the Philippine Islands. There is also a diary kept by Reuben L. Curtiss (1944-1945), and a biographical sketch written by Marcionella V. Curtiss in 1979.
Dates: 1942-1979

Faragher family papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-4446
Scope and Contents: This collection contains correspondence, printed material, personal papers, ephemera, and other materials relating to the family of Alvin and Mary Faragher. Amongst the correspondence are extensive wartime exchanges between Alvin and Mary, along with letters to and from other friends and family including his half-brother Earl Faragher and his sister Isabel Faragher Malcolm.Also included are materials related to Mary Faragher's brother, Frederick Marion "Mack" Burkett, Jr., who was...
Dates: 1932-2001

Ralph Henry Gabriel papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 228
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, and teaching materials of Ralph Henry Gabriel. The papers relate primarily to Gabriel's duties as editor of the Pageant of America Series and the Library of Congress Series in American Civilization, as author of history texts, as chairman of the American Historical Association's 1930 program committee, as author of several texts, and as faculty member at Yale University and at the United States School of Military...
Dates: 1917-1982

Eugene Harold Kone papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1221
Overview: Research materials and drafts for his unpublished work, "Yale in World War II".
Dates: 1940-1949

Walter Lippmann papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 326
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence with an international array of scholars, journalists, heads of state, government officials, and friends. Also included are manuscripts and drafts of his books, columns, and speeches. In addition there are diaries and engagement books, photographs of Walter Lippmann with family and friends, requests to speak or write, honors, and film and audio tapes.
Dates: 1900-1974

Navy V-12 program, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 586
Overview: The records consist of student files, memoranda, correspondence, and rosters documenting the Navy V-12 Unit at Yale. Included is correspondence between the Navy and Yale University documenting the establishment of the Navy V-12 program at Yale.
Dates: 1943-1949

Joseph Verner Reed papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1222
Overview: Personal and professional correspondence, administrative files, writings and genealogical manuscripts, notebooks, news clippings, memorabilia, loose photographs and photograph albums relating to the Reed family and Reed's service as captain in the U.S. Army at Camp Murphy, Florida.
Dates: 1862-1964, bulk 1942-1946

Henry Lewis Stimson papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 465
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, letter books, speeches, articles, letters to the editor, statements prepared for presentation to Congress and substantial subject files with clippings, printed matter, reports, memoranda and photographs related to Henry Stimson's various public offices. While the official records of Stimson's service (as Secretary of War under President Taft, Secretary of State under Herbert Hoover and as Secretary of War in the cabinets of Presidents Roosevelt and Truman)...
Dates: 1846-1966

Austin Strong papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 619
Overview: The Austin Strong Papers contain correspondence, theater scripts, artwork, notebooks, diaries, sketchbooks, scrapbooks, photographs, photograph albums, printed material, and professional and personal papers. The papers primarily document Strong's professional work as a playwright, stage designer, theater producer, author, artist, and landscape architect. A small amount of material documents his work as a volunteer air raid warden in the 1940s.
Dates: 1899-1951

United States War Relocation Authority. Poston, Arizona Relocation Center collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 803
Overview: Scrapbooks, record books, and memorabilia chiefly relating to the educational and library activities at the Poston Relocation Center, an American concentration camp. Nine scrapbooks made and bound by the students cover topics of academic study as well as their memoirs documenting their accounts of being incarcerated. A printed yearbook is also included.
Dates: 1942-1945

Paul Wilkinson photograph collection documenting Yale during World War II

 Collection
Call Number: RU 704
Overview: The materials consist of photographs of Paul Wilkinson documenting the Yale campus during World War II. Included are photographs of facilities used by the armed services billeted on campus.
Dates: 1944

Yale University military and wartime activities photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RU 750
Overview: The materials consist of photographs of Army and Navy Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC and NROTC), Signal Corps, Yale Batteries, and Civil Affairs Training program activities at Yale during World War I and World War II. Includes images of drilling instruction, exercises, and artillery practice. There are a few photographs of Yale students during the Spanish-American War.
Dates: 1898-1946