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Harry C. Potter World War II Scrapbook

 Item — Box: SC160-POTT-001
Identifier: SC160-POTT

Scope and Contents

This scrapbook contains photographs of Potter’s activities during World War II. There are 44 pages of photographs from England, France, Belgium and Germany. Most of the images show people in uniform; the hospitals in which he served; activities around the hospital as well as military equipment such as tanks, V1 bombs, bomb damage, etc.


  • circa 1941-1945


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Conditions Governing Use

Materials believed to be under copyright or other restrictions are available for limited noncommercial, educational and personal use only, or for fair use as defined by United States copyright law and with proper citation. Please note that the College of the Holy Cross may not hold the rights to all items in this collection. Users assume responsibility for identifying all copyright holders and for determining whether permission is needed to make any use of the content. For permission under rights held by the College, please contact

Biographical Note

Harry C. Potter was born in Fitchburg, MA. He graduated from Holy Cross in 1941 and served in World War II as a medical administrator with a unit from Ann Arbor Michigan. He joined the Veteran’s Administration after the war and served in VA hospitals in Massachusetts, California and Minnesota. In 1973, he was appointed director of the VA Medical Center in Reno, Nevada. He retired in 1984. He was married to Mary Potter and died on November 10 1998.


TBD Cubic Feet (1 flat box)

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Acquisition Note

The source of acquisition is unknown.

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