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Alfred Colarusso World War II Collection, 1943-1945

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-WWII-Colarusso
Scope and Contents Series I contains over two hundred letters written by Al Colarusso to various family members and friends during his time in the USAAF. The bulk of letters are from Colarusso to his family at 408 N. 7th Street, Allentown, PA. Series II includes newspaper clippings, flight logs, diplomas, and more. Series III includes a diary, sketches, photographs, and a scrapbook.Series IV Realia includes pins, coins, religious medals, navigational implements, and...

Colonel John G. Ladd World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-WWII-Ladd
Scope and Contents This collection consists of photographs, ephemera, and militaria relating to Colonel John G. Ladd's service in the Engineers section of the Fifth Army during the invasion of Italy during World War II. Additionally, it contains an large collection of photographs taken by the U.S. Army Signal Corps during that campaign. Series 1 consists of two groups of photographs. The first is a collection of 322 photographs taken by the U.S. Army Signal Corps depicting the Fifth Army's campaign in...

Elda Graybill World War I scrapbook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS-2016-012
Scope and Contents The scrapbook contains photographs, postcards from French landmarks, newspaper clippings relating to wartime nursing, and a few handwritten notes. A folder of miscellaneous material includes a telegram addressed to Graybill, a few loose photographs, and two issues of "The Hatchet: Published on the High Seas" newsletter (March 1919).The supplemental booklet, prepared by Graybill's great-niece, contains photocopies of the scrapbook, as well as documentation about...

Emanuel Hertz Collection of Lincolniana

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS-2021-001
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four published books and numerous pamphlets and newspaper publications authored by Emanuel Hertz; a folder of correspondence addressed to him; and two scrapbooks featuring hundreds of newspaper clippings relating to Lincoln and Lincoln memorabila, as well as some pertaining to Hertz's political career. It also includes a lock of hair purported to be clipped from Abraham Lincoln's head after his assassination, with accompanying provenance.

Paul C. Empie Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: T: Empie

Frederick C. Roberts '39 Student Memorabila Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MC-S-MSS-Roberts
Scope and Contents Frederick C. Roberts, Jr. attended Muhlenberg College from 1935 through 1939, and this collection offers a glimpse into daily student life and work. The group of materials includes student work books and forms, dance cards, schedules, dorm rules, a receipt for board at the college, a copy of "The Freshman Writer" newsletter, "Wilmer and Vincent's Amusement Guide" (Allentown), Vol. 1, no. 9, and some irreverent poetry.

J. Gysbert Bouma Papers, 1960-1963

 Collection — Box: 01
Identifier: M.C.-MSS-N-Bouma
Scope and Contents This collection comprises 19 letters written by J. Gysbert Bouma to David and Jean Raudenbush between 1960 and 1963; one letter written by Jean Raudenbush; and one sent to the Raudenbushes by Bouma's wife, Bertha.

The collection of poetry is comprised of approximately 100 typed sheets, most seemingly dealing with themes of love and sex, many referencing "Lilischa." A few pieces take epistolary or essay form and appear to be autobiographical.

John V. Shankweiler Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: M.C.-MSS-N-Shankweiler
Scope and Contents This collection contains two photograph albums, three scrapbooks, and correspondence between Shankweiler and Presidents Levering Tyson and J. Conrad Seegers.

Luther F. Schlenker Papers, 1954-1957

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: M.C.-MSS-E-Schlenker
Scope and Contents Series I consists of published materials promoting the Appeal for Muhlenberg College and reports on the efforts; Series II contains Rev. Schlenker's personal notes and writings relating to the Appeal; and Series III contains other material relating to efforts to move Muhlenberg College towards coeducation.

Martin D. Fetherolf '14 World War I Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: M.C.-MSS-T-Fetherolf
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to Martin D. Fetherolf's service in World War I.Series I contains his war memoir, written in about 1939, and a photocopy of that memoir with accompanying biographical information, compiled by Fetherolf's granddaughter. Series II contains three pocket journals from Fetherolf's time in the service from 1916-1919, as well as a few pieces of correspondence.Series III contains published books.Series IV...

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