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John Ahouse-Upton Sinclair Collection

Identifier: SPC-2013-001
Overview This collection consists of 400 books, 12 linear feet of archival items and resource material about Upton Sinclair collected by bibliographer John Ahouse, author of Upton Sinclair, A Descriptive Annotated Bibliography. Included are Upton Sinclair books, pamphlets, newspaper articles, publications, circular letters, manuscripts, and a few personal letters. Also included are a wide variety of subject files, scholarly or popular articles about Sinclair, videos,...
Dates: 1895-2014

Corporal Alger E. Brown Collection

Identifier: SPC-2018-030
Overview This collection consits of approximately 60 letters, V-mail, and invitations from Corporal A. (Alger) E. Brown during his time in World War Two to M. J.(Mary Jane) Fishbaugh.
Dates: January 1944- March 1945

Collection of Crystal City Japanese Peruvian Internees Letters

Identifier: SPC-1900-033
Overview This collection contains one box of three letters from Kiyoko Matsuura and her son, Yoshihiko, written while they were imprisoned at Crystal City Incarceration Camp in Crystal City, Texas. The letter to Kikuko Noda from Yoshihiko Matsuura contains information regarding Yoshihiko updating his grandmother on recent day-to-day activities in the camp. The letter to Mizuko Noda contains information regarding Kiyoko's worries about the long journey by ship to Japan, as well as inquiries about her...
Dates: 1944-1945

Warren J. Mone Collection

Identifier: SPC-2021-001
Overview This collection contains letters, essays, issues of the “Cycloner” (the daily paper of the 38th Infantry Division), and other materials from Sgt. Warren J. Mone, sent mostly to his aunt and uncle, Maurice and Josephine Whelan from 1942-1945 during his time in the Army. Letters were sent from Camp Roberts; New York City; Hawaii; New Guinea; and the Philippines. Also included in this collection are cards with Warren’s address; newspaper clippings; and a Japanese Government ten Pesos note.
Dates: 1942-1945; undated

Mary Nolf Diaries and Correspondence

Identifier: SPC-2018-051
Overview The Mary Nolf Diaries and Correspondence collection contains diaries, autograph books, and a calendar book that mostly belonged to Mary Nolf, as well as correspondence, such as letters and postcards between Mary, her siblings, family members, and possibly friends.
Dates: 1831-1939; Majority of material found within 1880-1910

Pickering family correspondence and photographs

Identifier: SPC-2020-037
Overview This collection contains mostly correspondence sent between members of the Pickering family from the 1860s-1930s. A majority of the correspondence is sent between two sisters, Nelle Pontz Pickering and Ethel Pontz McCown during the early 20th century where they discussed their daily lives and families. This collection also includes other letters sent to Nelle from her family and friends; letters sent from Nelle to her husband, Maylin during his time as a Major in the Aviation Section, Signal...
Dates: 1855-1944; undated; Majority of material found within 1902-1936

George W. Schneider III Collection

Identifier: SPC-2020-001
Overview This collection contains 313 letters sent from George Schneider to his future wife, Virginia Webb; as well as few other letters, notes, and clippings. A majority of the letters were sent during Schneider’s time in the United States Army as a Corporal. The letters begin in 1944, when Schneider was at Camp Campbell in Kentucky, and continue through his travels across the Atlantic and into France, Germany, and Austria in 1945; his return to the United States and time while at Camp Cooke in...
Dates: 1944-1971; undated; Majority of material found within 1944-1945

Joseph J. Sirak Jr. Collection

Identifier: SPC-1900-023
Scope and Contents The Joseph J. Sirak, Jr. collection (1960-1989) contains twenty-two boxes of autographs and autographed books of politicians and authors. Often the materials include a summary of how Sirak met the person and sometimes includes a biographical note on the individual as well. Also included is correspondence with mystery, science fiction, western, and other novelists or authors. Authors include Louis L’Amour, Ursula LeGuin, Earle Stanley Gardner, Daphne du Maurier, and Pearl S. Buck. Other books...
Dates: 1960-1989