Elbert Kenneth Saxmann manuscript collection
This collection contains documents and ephemera relating to the life of Corporal Elbert K. Saxmann, focusing primarily upon World War II.
- 1926 - 1963
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The collection is open for research use.
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Biographical / Historical
Corporal Elbert K. Saxmann was born in Iowa on November 14th, 1919. He fought in the Second World War, and was in active service from January 29th 1942 to December 5th, 1945, discharged honorably. He fought first in the 97th Chemical Composite Company, and then the Alaskan Wing Air Transport Command starting in January 1944.
0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of David Ranzan, May 2012.
Scope and Contents
The collection contains one clamshell of documents and ephemera pertaining to Elbert K. Saxmann’s life and experiences before, during, and after World War Two.
The documents are organized in several series, each contained in a single folder. Within each folder, the documents are organized into an approximate chronological order. The series are as follows: Ephemera; Discharge Documents; Early Life; Appreciation Certificates Post War; Forms and Applications; Letters and Formal Documents; Yearbooks; and Physical Ephemera.
- Guide to the Elbert Kenneth Saxmann manuscript collection
- Under Revision
- Margaret McCready
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- 2020-04-01: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Malloryy Herberger.