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University of Virginia World War II miscellaneous papers 1940-1947.

Author: Keister Greer; Robert Maynard Hutchins; John Lloyd Newcomb; Raymond Uhl; Edgar Miller Williams
Edition/Format:   Archival material : Manuscript : English
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The collection contains papers pertaining to the Minute Men of '40, a national organization formed to campaign for a Selective Service Act; assorted Selective Service forms, lists and information; recollections of Pearl Harbor day at the University by Keister Greer; a copy of Robert Maynard Hutchins's address to students at the University of Chicago "The relation of the university and its students to the war"; a
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Genre/Form: Administrative records
Circular letters
Programs
Speeches
Named Person: Franklin D Roosevelt
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Keister Greer; Robert Maynard Hutchins; John Lloyd Newcomb; Raymond Uhl; Edgar Miller Williams
OCLC Number: 648006541
Description: circa 20 items.

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The collection contains papers pertaining to the Minute Men of '40, a national organization formed to campaign for a Selective Service Act; assorted Selective Service forms, lists and information; recollections of Pearl Harbor day at the University by Keister Greer; a copy of Robert Maynard Hutchins's address to students at the University of Chicago "The relation of the university and its students to the war"; a form letter from Raymond Uhl to fellow air craft observers that he has assumed duties of chief Observer for Observation Post 74-M; a program form the memorial service for Franklin D. Roosevelt held at the Cabell Hall; Harry Clemon's copy of the V-J day issue of "College Topics" bearing the caption "World rejoices....while U. Va. studies"; and Captain Edgar M. Williams's speech presenting a plaque to the University of Virginia for its war time training of naval officdrs.

Keister Greer's recollections also include his memories of watching "Gone With the Wind" at the University.

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