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World War, 1939-1945

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Hanify-Kimmel Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC075-HANI
Scope and Contents This collection contains 23 boxes holding the papers of Edward B Hanify pertaining to his defense of Admiral Husband Edward Kimmel during the Pearl Harbor investigations and subsquent efforts to clear Admirarl Kimmel's name in the court of public opinion. Materials include correspondence, memorandums, reports, chronologies, ship logs, newspaper and magazine clippings. Additionally, there are copies of the Congressional Record and other congressional reports detailing...
Dates: 1940-1998

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.

Dates: circa 1941-1945

John Quale Collection

 Collection — Box SC183-QUAL-001
Identifier: SC183-QUAL
Scope and Contents

This collection contains 27 images taken by John Quale's father in 1945 of the liberation of the concentration camp at Nordhausen and of Germany at the end of World War II. 8 are original photographs and are of the concentration camp at Dora-Mittelbau at Nordhausen. The remaining 19 images are copies depicting the concentration camp at Nordhausen.

Dates: 1945

John W. Walber Papers

 Collection — Box SC149-WALB-001
Identifier: SC149-WALB
Scope and Contents This collection contains papers related to Walber’s service as an Intelligence Officer in the US Army. Notably, it includes cartoons drawn by an official illustrator of the S.S. Magazine ‘Das Schwartzer Korps' while the cartoonist was in prison camp. These cartoons give the cartoonist’s impressions of life at the camp from the prisoner’s point of view. The cartoons are in German but the collection also contains photocopies with English translations. Additionally, there is an English...
Dates: 1945-1962

The Miller Family Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC172-MILL
Scope and Contents The Miller Family Collection holds photographs, ephemera, certificates, and other materials belonging to members of the family. The bulk of the collection are family photographs dating from 1924 to circa 2000. Most are personal snapshots but there are some professional photographs. The bulk of these date between the 1940s and the 1960s and most depict Rev. Francis X. Miller SJ with his friends or with his Jesuits brothers. Additionally, the collection holds some ephemera and memorabilia...
Dates: 1920-2009

Rev. Frederick A. Gallagher, S.J. Papers

 Collection — Box SC067-GALL-001
Identifier: SC067-GALL
Scope and Contents

This collection mostly contains correspondence as well as personal and military papers of Fr. Gallagher. Additionally, there are a few photographs of friends and family. Of particular note are materials pertaining to his service as Navy Chaplain during World War II. In addition to correspondence, there are photographic negatives of a mass he conducted on a beach in the Pacific. The materials in the collection date from 1898 to 1964 with the majority dating from 1940 to 1964.

Dates: 1898-1964

Rev. John P. Foley, S.J. Naval Diary Collection

 Collection — Box SC063-FOLE
Identifier: SC063-FOLE
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typescript copy of the 534-page typescript diary kept by Fr. Foley documented his experience as a naval chaplain during the Second World War. The diary dates from April 1942 to January 1945. The diary mainly gives an account of his day-to-day activities while at sea but also includes battle descriptions and sermons he delivered. Additionally, his missal is included in the collection. A missal is a liturgical book containing all instructions and texts necessary...
Dates: 1942-1945

Rev. Joseph T. O’Callahan, S.J. Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC118-OCAL
Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence, personal material, citations, awards, other manuscript material, newspaper clippings and obituaries. There are books, magazine articles and booklets about O’Callahan and the manuscript for I Was Chaplain on the Franklin. Memorabilia includes O’Callahan’s Medal of Honor, plaques and material related to the USS O’Callahan.

Dates: 1945-2011

The Holocaust Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC082-HOLO
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials primarily documenting the Holocaust as well as World War II through primary and secondary resources. The marjorly were collected by Rev. Vincent A. Lapomarda, S.J., while he was researching his book, "The Jesuits and the Third Reich." Some were donated to Fr. Lapomarda due to his research or connection with the Hiatt Holocaust collection. There are a few items that pertain to the establishment of the Hiatt Holocaust Collection at Holy Cross.The...
Dates: 1945; 1964; 1972-1998; Undated

Walsh Family Papers

Identifier: SC150-WALS
Scope and Contents This collection documents the Walsh family of Newport, R.I., mostly through their correspondence with each other. Material dates from 1922 to 1979 with the majority dating to the Second World War era. Four of the sons (Alexander, Francis, Joseph and Raymond) enlisted in the United States military during the war and their letters to family members are included. The collection is arranged into twelve series. The first eleven series are arranged by family members whose correspondence is found...
Dates: 1922-1979