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Throckmorton research materials on Amherst College alumni in World War II, 1994-2001
1 records storage box, 1 archives box (1.5 linear ft.)

Abstract:
Correspondence, military records and other research materials compiled by William Throckmorton for the preparation of his books documenting the military activities of Amherst College alumni during World War II. Includes various manuscript and typescript drafts.

Terms of Access and Use:

Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Throckmorton Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Amherst College Archives and Special Collections

Biographical Note

William R. Throckmorton was born in Wichita, Kansas in 1919 and graduated from Amherst College in the Class of 1941. He is the author of Lord Jeff's Unsung Heroes: A Story of the Bravery and Heroism by the Young Men of Amherst College in the Second World War (self-published, 1996) and They Also Served: Stories by Amherst College Men Who Served their Country in WWII (self-published; vol. 1, 2001; vol. 2, 2002).

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Correspondence, military records and other research materials compiled by William Throckmorton for the preparation of his books Lord Jeff's Unsung Heroes and They Also Served, which document the military activities of Amherst College alumni in World War II through military records, published accounts and personal narratives. The collection also includes various manuscript and typescript drafts.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

There is no restriction on access to the Throckmorton Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Restrictions on use:

Requests for permission to publish material from the Papers should be directed to the Archives and Special Collections. It is the responsibility of the researcher to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyrights.

Preferred Citation

Please use the following format when citing materials from this collection:

[Identification of item], in William R. Throckmorton Research Materials [Box #, Folder #], Amherst College Archives and Special Collections, Amherst College Library

History of the Collection

98-101, 2001-135


Additional Information
Contact Information
Amherst College Archives and Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2299
Fax: (413) 542-2692

Email Reference Form: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives/askus
URL: http://www.amherst.edu/library/archives
Language
English.
Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Contents List
Series 1: Lord Jeff's Unsung Heroes,
1994-1995


Military Service letters
1994-1995

Box 1: folder 1
Miscellaneous research materials
1994-1995

Box 1: folder 2
First drafts
1994-1995

Box 1: folder 3
Minnick, Donald (AC 1939)
1994-1995

Box 1: folder 4
Notes on the Class of 1939
1994-1995

Box 1: folder 5
Notes on the Class of 1940
1994-1995

Box 1: folder 6
Notes on the Class of 1941
1994-1995

Box 1: folder 7
Notes on the Class of 1942
1994-1995

Box 1: folder 8
Notes on the Class of 1943
1994-1995

Box 1: folder 9
Guy Levy-Despas (AC 1943); War Memorial
1994-1995

Box 1: folder 10
Obed Finch Slingerland (AC 1942) - military record
1994-1995

Box 1: folder 11
Alumni Fund report
1946 Feb.

Box 1: folder 12
Notes on the Class of 1944
1994-1995

Box 1: folder 13
Notes on the Class of 1945
1994-1995

Box 1: folder 14
Series 2: They Also Served,
1999


Haller, Benjamin E. (AC 1938)
1999

Box 2: folder 1
Olander, Edwin L. (AC 1938)
1999

Box 2: folder 2
Price, William W. (AC 1938)
1999

Box 2: folder 3
Schweizer, Frederick Owen (AC 1938)
1999

Box 2: folder 4
BeLoff, Jerome S. (AC 1939)
1999

Box 2: folder 5
Bullard, Jr., Dr. Rockwood W. (AC 1939)
1999

Box 2: folder 6
Clark, Jr., Homer H. (AC 1939)
1999

Box 2: folder 7
Cordner, John Desmond (AC 1939)
1999

Box 2: folder 8
Engley, Donald B. (AC 1939)
1999

Box 2: folder 9
Goldstein, E. Ernest (AC 1939)
1999

Box 2: folder 10
Goodnow, Jr., Henry Frank (AC 1939)
1999

Box 2: folder 11
Johnson, Jr., Ernest Alfred (AC 1939)
1999

Box 2: folder 12
Joys, J. Hartley (AC 1939)
1999

Box 2: folder 13
Kitchell, Frank R. (AC 1939)
1999

Box 2: folder 14
Mapes, Henry J. (AC 1939)
1999

Box 2: folder 15
Meller, Irwin Ira (AC 1939)
1999

Box 2: folder 16
Van Nostrand, Jr., Roy (AC 1939)
1999

Box 2: folder 17
Seeley, Jr., Henry W. (AC 1939)
1999

Box 2: folder 18
Whalin, Donald B. (AC 1939)
1999

Box 2: folder 19
Beier, Ernest G. (AC 1940)
1999

Box 2: folder 20
Bingham, Robert E. (AC 1940)
1999

Box 2: folder 21
Brodhead, Jr., John (AC 1940)
1999

Box 2: folder 22
Dembe, Harvey H. (AC 1940)
1999

Box 2: folder 23
Haas, John C. (AC 1940)
1999

Box 2: folder 24
Hanford, Robert B. (AC 1940)
1999

Box 2: folder 25
Hart, Jr., Donald R. (AC 1940)
1999

Box 2: folder 26
Trautman, Jr., Harry A. (AC 1940)
1999

Box 2: folder 27
Whitten, Sumner H. (AC 1940)
1999

Box 2: folder 28
Wise, Jr., William M. (AC 1940)
1999

Box 2: folder 29
Bates, Edwin R. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 30
Clarke, Charles Patrick (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 31
Colton, Edwin M. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 32
Dowling, Arthur L. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 33
Firman, Win (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 34
Fitzgibbon, Thomas F. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 35
Fowler, Theodore V. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 36
Frost, Edwin Dewey (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 37
Johnson, Davis G. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 38
Kellogg, Douglas E. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 39
Kuehne, Richard E. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 40
Mann, Samuel G. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 41
Marshall, Philip C. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 42
McCroskery, Allan L. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 43
Merrill, Hervey C. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 44
Muench, Norbert W. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 45
Michener, James A. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 46
Neily, Clark M. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 47
Read, Richard C. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 48
Rodgers, Walter R. III (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 49
Shaw, William F. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 50
Throckmorton, William R. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 51
Tiffany, Robert M. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 52
Waller, George Macgregor (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 53
White, Thomas W. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 54
Wilmot, James D. (AC 1941)
1999

Box 2: folder 55
Heisler, Edmund H. (AC 1942)
1999

Box 2: folder 56
McLaughlin, Mano (AC 1942)
1999

Box 2: folder 57
McMullin, Robert D. (AC 1942)
1999

Box 2: folder 58
Patton, Jr., Ward H. (AC 1942)
1999

Box 2: folder 59
Risley, John H. (AC 1942)
1999

Box 2: folder 60
Thomas, Paul F. (AC 1942)
1999

Box 2: folder 61
Wysor, Rufus J. (AC 1942)
1999

Box 2: folder 62
Avery, Paul O. (AC 1943)
1999

Box 2: folder 63
Bibby, T.F.A. (AC 1943)
1999

Box 2: folder 64
Conger, John J. (AC 1943)
1999

Box 2: folder 65
Craig, Douglas S. (AC 1943)
1999

Box 2: folder 66
Cummings, Richard H. (AC 1943)
1999

Box 2: folder 67
Dayton, Wallace C. (AC 1943)
1999

Box 2: folder 68
Delfiner, Henry (AC 1943)
1999

Box 2: folder 69
Dills, Robert D. (AC 1943)
1999

Box 2: folder 70
Fitzgibbon, Robert Q. (AC 1943)
1999

Box 2: folder 71
Frankl, Wolfe J. (AC 1943)
1999

Box 2: folder 72
Grinnell, Carroll C. (AC 1943)
1999

Box 2: folder 73
Hess, Samuel A. (AC 1943)
1999

Box 2: folder 74
Keith, Russell M. (AC 1943)
1999

Box 2: folder 75
Koenig, Jr., Edward C. (AC 1943)
1999

Box 2: folder 76
McNamee, William A. (AC 1943)
1999

Box 2: folder 77
Moss, Richard (AC 1943)
1999

Box 2: folder 78
Parkhurst, Edward C. (AC 1943)
1999

Box 2: folder 79
Tisdale, James M. (AC 1943)
1999

Box 2: folder 80
Clark, Everett A. (AC 1944)
1999

Box 2: folder 81
Cole, Gordon E. (AC 1944)
1999

Box 2: folder 82
Curtis, Jr., Gordon M. (AC 1944)
1999

Box 2: folder 83
Dalzell, Fred Briggs (AC 1944)
1999

Box 2: folder 84
Harstedt, George W. (AC 1944)
1999

Box 2: folder 85
Klippel, Allen P. (AC 1944)
1999

Box 2: folder 86
Leahy, Paul R. (AC 1944)
1999

Box 2: folder 87
Massee, John G. (AC 1944)
1999

Box 2: folder 88
Preble, Jr., Robert C. (AC 1944)
1999

Box 2: folder 89
Seelye, Talcott W. (AC 1944)
1999

Box 2: folder 90
Stevens, David (AC 1944)
1999

Box 2: folder 91
Carrie, Richard L. (AC 1945)
1999

Box 2: folder 92
Cobb, George H. (AC 1945)
1999

Box 2: folder 93
Coyle, Donald W. (AC 1945)
1999

Box 2: folder 94
Goodnough, Lynn G. (AC 1945)
1999

Box 2: folder 95
Minton, Charles P. (AC 1945)
1999

Box 2: folder 96
Packard, Richard C. (AC 1945)
1999

Box 2: folder 97
Pease, Robert F. (AC 1945)
1999

Box 2: folder 98
Phillips, Deane (AC 1945)
1999

Box 2: folder 99
Utter, George H. (AC 1945)
1999

Box 2: folder 100
Throckmorton material sent to Alumni Office
n.d.

Box 2: folder 101

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Subjects
  • Amherst College--Alumni and alumnae.
  • Amherst College--Students.
  • Throckmorton, William R. Lord Jeff's unsung heroes.
  • Throckmorton, William R. They also served.
  • World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.
  • World War, 1939-1945--Registers of dead.

Contributors
  • Amherst College. Class of 1941. Throckmorton.


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