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World War, 1939-1945

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Variants European War, 1939-1945 Second World War, 1939-1945 World War 2, 1939-1945 World War II, 1939-1945 World War Two, 1939-1945 WW II (World War, 1939-1945) WWII (World War, 1939-1945)

Found in 50 Collections and/or Records:

Abbey, Denise., 01/01/1944-05/16/1988

 File — Box 1: Series GAMMS416.1, Folder: 1
Identifier: GAMMS416.1.1
Series-level Scope and Content Note From the Series:

Interview transcripts.

Dates: 01/01/1944-05/16/1988

Garret G. Ackerson, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS162
Collection-level Scope and Content Note The Garret G. Ackerson, Jr. Papers primarily consist of personal correspondence and are arranged in 148 folders and contained in 3 boxes. A majority of the collection consists of correspondence between Garret G. Ackerson, Jr. and his family, including his parents, Garret G. Ackerson, Sr. and Anna Ackerson, his wife Rhodita Edwards Ackerson, and his children. Of special interest are Ackerson's memoranda written during the outbreak of World War II when he was in almost daily contact with high...
Dates: 1923 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1923 - 1959

Bardos, Arthur A. -USIA., 01/01/1944-12/31/1986

 File — Box 1: Series GAMMS416.1, Folder: 27
Identifier: GAMMS416.1.27
Series-level Scope and Content Note From the Series:

Interview transcripts.

Dates: 01/01/1944-12/31/1986

Ernesta Drinker Barlow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-081118
Scope and Contents A collection of the personal papers of Aimee Ernesta Drinker Barlow (1892-1981). Includes autograph memoir, travel diaries (from 1916 and early 1960s), correspondence received from husbands William C. Bullitt (1891-1967), former U.S. ambassador to the Soviet Union; and composer Samuel L.M. Barlow (1892-1982); as well as from admirers including the artist Rockwell Kent (1882-1971). Of note is an almost complete run of mimeographed scripts of NBC Radio broadcasts by Barlow as "Commando Mary"...
Dates: 1910 - 1962

Bauer, Robert -USIA., 01/01/1939-12/31/1967

 File — Box 1: Series GAMMS416.1, Folder: 31
Identifier: GAMMS416.1.31
Series-level Scope and Content Note From the Series:

Interview transcripts.

Dates: 01/01/1939-12/31/1967

Alfred M. Beck collection of Friedrich von Boetticher research materials

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-171212
Content Description Research files and notes, transcriptions and translations, government documents, microfilm, photographs, and archival film footage and sound recordings compiled by Beck in the course of conducting research for his dissertation on the life of General der Artillerie [Lt. Gen.] Friedrich von Boetticher and his service as German military attaché in Washington, D.C., 1933-1941. Beck’s original dissertation, "The Ambivalent Attaché (1977, Ph.D. in History, Georgetown University) explored the...
Dates: 1900-2006; Majority of material found within 1930-1945

Francis B. Biddle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS251
Collection-level Scope and Content Note This collection consists of the personal papers of former U.S. attorney general Francis Biddle. It is one of three portions comprising the larger collection of the Biddle Family papers that include the papers of his wife, Katherine Biddle and a series of family correspondence (see separate finding aids). Of interest are lengthy correspondence files relating to Biddle's appointments as judge of the Circuit Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (1939); U.S. attorney general...
Dates: 1912 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1966

Leon Biles, Jr. Military Service Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-20210429
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one photograph album and loose photographic prints which belonged to Leon Biles, Jr. Biles was an African American U.S. Army soldier and the photographs documents his military service from 1944 to 1947. The album consists of photographs taken or collected by Biles while serving stateside during World War II.The photographs are extensively captioned and include images of Biles' family in Minnesota, friends, fellow soldiers and sailors (some of whom are...
Dates: 1944 - 1947

Alonza E. Brown Military Records and Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-20220901
Scope and Contents The collection consists of military records and photographs of Alonza E. Brown, a African American who served in the U.S. Army during World War II. The collection includes his “Honorable Discharge” certificate (plus copy); “Separation Qualification Record” describing his military occupations (Engineer, Basic and Truck Driver, Heavy), training (Cooks School, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.), and civilian occupation (cook’s helper at Brown’s Restaurant in Philadelphia); and “Enlisted Record and Report...
Dates: 1943 - 1950

Anthony Cave Brown Papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-930701
Scope and Contents The Anthony Cave Brown papers comprise the extensive research files of historian and author Anthony Cave Brown used for his numerous books about U.S. and British military intelligence. The collection includes correspondence, subject files, Xeroxed documents, Internet printouts, printed matter, manuscripts of some of his books, audio cassettes, and some photographs. Documents pertainig to various figures in the intelligence field; including William Donovan, H. St. John B. Philby, and Kim...
Dates: 1930 - 2006

Carroll Club Address., 01/28/1945-01/28/1945

 File — Box 3: Series 1125; Series 1126; Series 1139, Folder: 185
Identifier: 70523
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The papers of Fr. Walsh throw considerable light on most aspects of his exceptional career: as founder and guiding spirit of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service; as head of the Papal Relief Mission to Russia in the early 1920s; as president of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association; as a representative of the Catholic Church in Mexico; and as an extremely involved consultant at the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials. Significant correspondents include Herbert Hoover, J. Edgar...
Dates: 01/28/1945-01/28/1945

Leo and Jane Codd papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-830131
Scope and content note The Leo and Jane Codd Papers comprise three boxes (1.5 linear feet) of material which includes correspondence to the Codds, photos, and books. Correspondence, manuscripts, and related material is arranged alphabetically within the collection. The Codds lived in the Georgetown area of Washington, D.C., and enjoyed travelling, especially to Ireland. Much of their correspondence from friends and acquaintances refers to their trips to Ireland or to their hospitality and cordiality when guests...
Dates: 1914-1973

Crook, Ruth Walter -USIA., 01/01/1939-12/31/1968

 File — Box 1: Series GAMMS416.1, Folder: 115
Identifier: GAMMS416.1.115
Series-level Scope and Content Note From the Series:

Interview transcripts.

Dates: 01/01/1939-12/31/1968

Delong, Howard G. -USIA., 01/01/1942-12/31/1975

 File — Box 1: Series GAMMS416.1, Folder: 129
Identifier: GAMMS416.1.129
Series-level Scope and Content Note From the Series:

Interview transcripts.

Dates: 01/01/1942-12/31/1975

End of an Epoch., 12/31/1946-12/31/1946

 File — Box 3: Series 1125; Series 1126; Series 1139, Folder: 162
Identifier: 70500
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The papers of Fr. Walsh throw considerable light on most aspects of his exceptional career: as founder and guiding spirit of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service; as head of the Papal Relief Mission to Russia in the early 1920s; as president of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association; as a representative of the Catholic Church in Mexico; and as an extremely involved consultant at the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials. Significant correspondents include Herbert Hoover, J. Edgar...
Dates: 12/31/1946-12/31/1946

Feary, Robert A. -Memoir (Japan 1941-42)., 01/01/1941-12/31/1942

 File — Box 1: Series GAMMS416.1, Folder: 165
Identifier: GAMMS416.1.165
Series-level Scope and Content Note From the Series:

Interview transcripts.

Dates: 01/01/1941-12/31/1942

Franklin D. Roosevelt., 12/22/1941-12/22/1941

 File — Box 1: Series 1118; Series 1119; Series 1120, Folder: 41
Identifier: 70379
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The papers of Fr. Walsh throw considerable light on most aspects of his exceptional career: as founder and guiding spirit of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service; as head of the Papal Relief Mission to Russia in the early 1920s; as president of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association; as a representative of the Catholic Church in Mexico; and as an extremely involved consultant at the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials. Significant correspondents include Herbert Hoover, J. Edgar...
Dates: 12/22/1941-12/22/1941

Harald S. Frederiksen papers

 Collection
Identifier: GTM-GAMMS450
Collection-level Scope and Content Note

The collection is composed of several short typed manuscripts by Frederiksen discussing his personal history and involvement in the OSS, as well as a variety of recommendations and reports on Frederiksen from colleagues, and one of his jailers. Additional documents include application and reference forms prepared by Frederiksen for the U.S. government, and some correspondence relating to his employment plans after leaving Vienna.

Dates: 1945-1952

Garnish, J. Howard -USIA., 01/01/1943-12/31/1970

 File — Box 1: Series GAMMS416.1, Folder: 182
Identifier: GAMMS416.1.182
Series-level Scope and Content Note From the Series:

Interview transcripts.

Dates: 01/01/1943-12/31/1970

George Washington - Nicholas Lenin., 01/01/1932-01/01/1932

 File — Box 4: Series 1126; Series 1127, Folder: 305
Identifier: 70643
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The papers of Fr. Walsh throw considerable light on most aspects of his exceptional career: as founder and guiding spirit of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service; as head of the Papal Relief Mission to Russia in the early 1920s; as president of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association; as a representative of the Catholic Church in Mexico; and as an extremely involved consultant at the Nuremburg War Crimes Trials. Significant correspondents include Herbert Hoover, J. Edgar...
Dates: 01/01/1932-01/01/1932