Inventory of the Harry Roswell Hill papers

Finding aid prepared by Harry Roswell Hill and Hoover Institution Archives Staff
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Title: Harry Roswell Hill papers
Date (inclusive): 1943-1952
Collection Number: 97018
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 1 oversize box (1.3 linear feet)
Abstract: Personnel records, orders, letters, manuals, servicemen's newspapers, clippings, other printed matter, photographs, and miscellany relating to American military railway service operations in Iran and elsewhere in the Persian Gulf Command during World War II.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Hill, Harry Roswell, 1899-

Access

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harry Roswell Hill papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1997.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

Captain, United States Army Transportation Corps; member, 762nd Railway Shop Battalion, 1942-1946.

Scope and Content of Collection

Personnel records, orders, letters, manuals, servicemen's newspapers, clippings, other printed matter, photographs, and miscellany relating to American military railway service operations in Iran and elsewhere in the Persian Gulf Command during World War II.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

United States. Army. Railway Shop Battalion, 762nd.
Railroads--Iran.
World War, 1939-1945--Middle East.
World War, 1939-1945--Transportation.

Box/Folder 1 : 1

Service record of Harry R. Hill, 1943-1945

Box/Folder 1 : 2

House receipts, 1946-1952

Box/Folder 1 : 4

First service in Persian Gulf materials, 1943 January

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Recreation during Gulf Command materials, 1943-1945

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Public relations work in the Gulf Command material, circa 1943-1945

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Leave in Palestine file, 1944 May

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Germany file, 1945

Box/Folder 1 : 9

Paris file, 1945

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Correspondence, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Manuals, undated

Box 2

Not yet described