Brigham Young University - L. Tom Perry Special Collections
Contains personal narratives, mostly from informants interviewed by students taking folklore classes at Brigham Young University. Narratives fall into several categories, and describe informants' thoughts, feelings, and memories relating to the occurances described. The collection contains narratives that fall into multiple categories and span several decades.
Brigham Young University - L. Tom Perry Special Collections
Includes four volumes of autobiographical writings and two volumes of poems, essays, addresses, messages to his children, and other information. Autobiographical writings reflect his early life in Holladay, Utah, 1916-1934; work for the Civilian Conservation Corps in Utah, 1935; Latter-day Saint mission to New Zealand, 1936-1938; experiences as a student athlete at Brigham Young University, 1939, and the University of Utah, 1940-1943; service as a chaplain in World War II; experiences as a guard in the Salt Lake County Jail, 1958; participation in several BYU overseas tours, 1954-1984; faculty member for BYU Semester Abroad in Salzburg, Austria, and Grenoble, France, 1966, and in Paris, France, 1977; work as a teacher for NATO forces in Europe, 1970-1971; service as president of the Fiji Suva Mission, 1981-1984; and other activities.
University of South Florida - Special and Digital Collections
A collection of letters and narratives about individual experiences at the close of the Second World War.
Indiana Historical Society - Smith Memorial Library
Beulah Gray's letters to military servicemen from Pike County during World War II, Sgt. James Tribby's account as a prisoner of war on the Philippine Islands, reunions of the 1st 555 and the 151st Infantry, African-American soldiers and fighter pilots, memories of the "Battle of the Bulge", Normandy Invasion (D-Day), U.S.S Indianapolis, Battle of Iwo Jima, Bataan death march, concentration camps, Pearl Harbor, "Gold Star Honor Roll" of Whitley County, World War II and Madison County, Indianapolis soldier returns the diary of a Japanese corporal to his family, numerous personal narratives of experiences in the war
University of California, Los Angeles - Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library
A small collection of items relating to the 1918-19 influenza epidemic. Included are letters and diaries from 44 individuals, almost all either members of the U. S. Armed Forces or their relatives and friends, who provide a personal commentary on the disease's impact on them and their communities. A few contemporary public announcements, articles, advertisements, and other ephemera add to the record of perceptions and concerns of the time.
University of Southern California - Doheny Library
Diary of a German-American nurse who served in Europe during World War I. The first entry, dated September 1, 1914, was written on board ship and describes the beginning of her trans-Atlantic journey. The latest entry is dated May of 1916. In addition to the English-language entries (which make up the bulk of the diary) are entries and poems in German, some of which are in a different hand. The diary also includes some sketches, dedicated to "Olga" (presumably the author), as well as a clipping, three photographs, a souvenir handkerchief, a letter, some fabric swatches, and a piece of paper with an official stamp from the German police station in Brussels.
Idaho State Historical Society,-- Idaho Oral History Center
Topics include air pilots in Idaho, American aerial operations during World War II, and personal narratives of Campbell's wartime experience
University of Wisconsin, Madison - Archives and Special Collections
The World War I Collection gathers materials dating from the years that include and surround the First World War. The majority of the materials are European and include propaganda pamphlets, official documents, maps, periodicals, books, printed ephemera and newspapers. Pamphlet publications of relief organizations and Christian organizations are also housed here. Manuscript materials include personal letters and diaries of soldiers in the German military.
Brigham Young University - L. Tom Perry Special Collections
Handwritten correspondence between Albert Haines and his wife, Thelda Gwilliam Haines. Most of these items were written while Albert was serving with the United States Army at various posts in the United States and Germany. The collection provides excellent documentation for the lives of private persons during the turbulent war era.