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Helen Sagl, Women's Army Corps Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0047
Scope and Contents The collection contains Sagl's personal and selected official correspondence, documents and publications created by or for the WAC, and materials created by the United States War Department that Sagl received during her service in the WAC. The correspondence records her experiences as a trainee and as an officer stationed in Texas and Arkansas during World War II. It particularly addesses the position of women in the United States during the war.
Dates: 1942-1992

Kiesselbach, Family Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0398
Scope and Contents The Kiesselbach Family Papers document several generations of the Kiesselbach family, including Follett, Hyde, Aufenkamp, Meinsen, and Greene families from 1838-2012. Materials consist of family genealogies, a Civil War diary and correspondence, land grant and estate records, multiple generations of family correspondence, news articles, and. autobiographies. There are World War II letters and military records, and records related to the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis Lancaster...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1868-1998

Lloy Thurman, Student Life Papers

 Collection — Box: 001
Identifier: MS-0452
Content Description The Lloy Thruman, Student Life Papers contains two self-published autobiographies by Lloy Thurman and D.M. Quimby. In Lloy Thurman’s 2011 autobiography, Growing Up on a Nebraska Farm in the 1930’s and 1940's Thurman writes about family genealogy and what it was like growing up on the Thurman Farm near Oconto, Nebraska in the 1930s-1940s. He writes about the creation of the family farm including the construction of buildings,...
Dates: 2011, undated

Rainbow Division Veterans Association (RDVA), Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-0104
Scope and Contents The arrangement of the RDVA records is the result of a collaborative effort between the RDVA Archives and the Archives and Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries.The records are divided into nine series: World War I, World War II, Dachau, National RDVA, RDVA Chapters, RDVA Memorial Foundation, RDVA Auxiliary, Individual Papers, and Audio/Visual. Within these series, the items are defined by type and include several formats, such as: awards, correspondence,...
Dates: 1914-1999

World War II Soldier Diary

 Collection — Box: MISC-07, Folder: MSS-0112
Identifier: MSS-0112
Content Description The diary of a young man from the Midwest who enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1945 documents his enlistment and early days in the U.S. military during the waning days of World War II. The unidentified young man is attending school in Illinois as noted in the early entries when he receives a draft notice. He mentions Shelbyville, Effingham, and Sullivan as well as traveling through Fort Sheridan before arriving at a base in Georgia for his training. He mentions attending a lecture about sex...
Dates: 1945