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American Militaria Collection MSS.2013.01.15
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  • Title: American Militaria Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS.2013.01.15
    Contributing Institution: SJSU Special Collections & Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 5.0 boxes
    Date (inclusive): 1931-1982
    Abstract: This collection consists of militaria belonging to various service-members in the WWII and Cold War eras. Included are: the lapel pins and certification cards of WWII Merchant Mariner William H. Pabst Jr.; a WWII-era Army Medical Department First Aid Kit assigned to a service-member with the surname Daley; photographs, documents and historic objects belonging to WWII Army soldier James Nolan Hoover, who served in North Africa and occupied Japan with the 62nd Signals Battalion, and Thomas J. Durkin, who served in the U.S. Air Force in the early 1950s and was stationed at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska with the 925th Engineer Aviation Group.
    Physical Location: Vault 1, Room 272, Shelf 23B, Bay 1

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the San José State University Library Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the SJSU Special Collections & Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader. Copyright restrictions also apply to digital reproductions of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    American Militaria Collection (1931-1982), MSS 2013-01-01, San José State University Library Special Collections & Archives.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    This collection consists of militaria belonging to various service-members in the WWII and Cold War eras. Included are: the lapel pins and certification cards of WWII Merchant Mariner William H. Pabst Jr.; a WWII-era Army Medical Department First Aid Kit assigned to a service-member with the surname Daley; photographs, documents and historic objects belonging to WWII Army soldier James Nolan Hoover, who served in North Africa and occupied Japan with the 62nd Signals Battalion and Thomas J. Durkin, who served in the U.S. Air Force in the early 1950s and was stationed at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska with the 925th Engineer Aviation Group.

    Arrangement

    This collection is arranged into four series: Series I, Thomas J. Durkin; Series II, William H. Pabst, Jr.; Series III, The Daley Medical Kit; Series IV: The Hoover Family.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Durkin, Thomas J.
    Hoover, James Nolan
    Pabst, William H.
    Airmen
    Armed Forces
    Elmendorf Air Force Base (Alaska)
    Merchant marine--Medals, badges, decorations, etc.
    Soldiers
    World War II -- History