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29th Division oral history collection

 Collection
Identifier: OH 29D
Abstract

This oral history collection consists of interviews with nine members of the 29th Division, an infantry division of the United States Army that saw action in the Normandy Invasion, or D-Day, during World War II. Interviewed between 1987-1989, the veterans discuss their battalions, their ranks, objectives, tactics they implemented, and the obstacles they faced.

Dates: 1987 September 22- 1989 June 10

Boone-O'Brien-Harnickell family papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 2462
Abstract

The papers in the Boone-O'Brien-Harnickell collection span a period from 1878 until 1974, with the bulk of these falling between the years 1939 and 1950. The majority of the papers are letters, documents and cards, although there are a few hand-written manuscripts.

Dates: 1878-1974

Calvert C. McCabe, Jr. World War II letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS 2844
Abstract

The Calvert C. McCabe World War II Letters consist of approximately five hundred letters written by McCabe and addressed mostly to his widowed mother, Mrs. C.C. McCabe. The correspondence, from June 1942 through October 1945, spans McCabe's entire military career.

Dates: 1942-1945

Canelos collection of World War II letters

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-030-LIB
Content Description

This collection primarily contains correspondence mailed to Seaman Bill Canelos of Baltimore, Maryland between 1943-1944 during World War II. Correspondents include his mother, Mary, and sister, Anastasia, as well as various relatives and female acquaintances in Baltimore.

Dates: 1942-1944, 1960; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1944

Carlton Dates correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS 2638
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence from Carlton Dates to his wife and daughter in Baltimore, Maryland while he was serving in the United States Navy during World War II. These letters yield a picture of the life of a Black serviceman and his family during the war.

Dates: 1941-1946, 1960

Chesley R. Hall manuscript collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 3070
Abstract

This collection contains documents related to Chesley “Chet” Roland Hall’s service with the Navy during World War II. This includes a diary kept by Hall during his time in Africa and London, England from 1943 to 1944.

Dates: 1920-1943

Despeaux-Mitchell photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: PP 0282
Abstract

The collection contains photographs and genealogical materials related to the Despeaux family, including Gore, Eccleston, Steen, and Mitchell family lines. The collection also contains photographs and U.S. Army service records of James I. Mitchell a member of the U.S. Army’s 29th division during World War II.

Dates: 1852-1973

Duke and Duchess of Windsor scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: MS 1938
Abstract

This collection consists of 23 scrapbooks containing newspaper and magazine clippings regarding the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, 1936-1938. Topics include the abdication crisis, the personal lives of the Duke and Duchess, their marriage and exile in France, and political and diplomatic events leading up to World War II.

Dates: 1936-1938

Elbert Kenneth Saxmann manuscript collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 3101
Abstract

This collection contains documents and ephemera relating to the life of Corporal Elbert K. Saxmann, focusing primarily upon World War II.

Dates: 1926 - 1963

Elbert Kenneth Saxmann photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: PP 0315
Abstract

This collection contains photographs taken by or pertaining to Elbert K. Saxmann’s life.

Dates: 1942-1969

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African American families 1
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Baltimore (Md.) 1
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Boone, Raphael Sanchez, 1909-1974 2
Harvey, Rose Lindsay Hopkins, 1897-1980 2
Holland, Marshall B., 1925-1956 2
Hopkins, Robert Dixon, 1847-1921 2
Saxmann, Elbert Kenneth, b. 1919 2
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Stewart, Kenneth Elsworth, 1907-1969 2
United States. Army (Form subdivision: Correspondence. General subdivision: Officers.) 2
American Artists' Congress 1
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 1
Blakiston, George, Captain, 1874-1967 1
Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force 1
Canelos, Bill, circa 1926-1973 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Courtney, John A., Sr. 1
Dates, Carlton 1
Despeaux family 1
Foster, French Shriver, 1924-2014 1
Glenn L. Martin Company 1
Gorman, Ogden, 1921-1992 1
Hall, Chesley Roland, 1907-1947 1
Harnickell, Albert G. A., 1837-1887 1
Head, Ruby Mae, 1909-1985 1
Hess, Bradburn H. 1
Jewell, Donald Jackson, 1920-2015 1
Johnson, Adrienne Winn 1
Johnson, Clarence, 1918- 1
Kniesche, Robert, 1906-1976 1
Krause, Louis A. M., 1896-1975 1
Maryland (Battleship) 1
Maryland Historical Society 1
Maryland. War Records Commission 1
McCabe, Calvert C., Jr., b. 1913 1
Mitchell family 1
Mitchell, James, 1905-1961 1
National Association of Art Directors (U.S.) 1
O'Brien, Ada Boone 1
Offutt, Nelson T., 1911-1978 1
Otto Stude Grain Company (Baltimore, Md.) 1
Parker, Jennette Carpenter 1
Radcliffe, George Lovic Pierce, 1877-1974 1
Rodda, Lawrence C., 1902-1989 1
Ruppert, John K., Sergeant 1
Shriver, Charles Mayer, 1893-1949 1
Shriver, George McLean, 1868-1942 1
Shriver, Ruth Lee French, 1893-1973 1
Stude, Helmuth Frederick, Lt. Col., 1911-1984 1
Stude, Otto Carl, 1909-2009 1
Stude, Otto, 1865-1956 1
United States. Air Force (General subdivision: Airmen.) 1
United States. Army (General subdivision: Infantry.) 1
United States. Army (General subdivision: Military life.) 1
Vreeken, Fred R. 1
Walkling, Treva, 1909-1997 1
Whelan, Howard J., Jr. 1
Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972 1
Windsor, Wallis Warfield, Duchess of, 1896-1986 1
de Roth, Lydia Howard, 1891-1971 1
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