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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.

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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.