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Series 1. World War II experience. circa 1939-2004,undated.
Manuscript of "Behind Japanese Lines With The Oklahoma Kid, The Leon Beck Story" by Gordon Browne and copy of the final published version titled "A Fugitive Behind Japanese Lines: Private Leon Beck on Bataan 1941-1945" from Infantry. 1999, undated.
Correspondence and telegrams from Earl R. Oatman to his parents during World War II including his time spent as a Prisoner of War. 1941-1945.
Publications, legal documents, transcripts and other material dealing with the American Prisoner of War lawsuit against Japan. 1999-2004,undated.
Handwritten medical record of Earl R. Oatman during the Bataan Death March as recorded by Oatman (photocopies). 1941-1945.
Correspondence between Earl R. Oatman and others pertaining to the American Prisoner of War lawsuit against Japan. 1999-2004.
Military records including honorable discharge and separation qualification documents from the United States Army (photocopies). 1941-1946.
Handwritten ledger detailing items purchased by Earl R. Oatman during his service in the United States Army including his credit, debit, and balance. undated
Medals from the United States Army and Loma Linda VA Medical Center in recognition of Oatman's military service and experiences as a Prisoner of War. undated.
Photographs of Earl R. Oatman and his divisions during World War II. 1940-1946.
Documents and correspondence pertaining to the Bataan Death March and Paul L. Ashton's book Bataan Diary. 1988,undated.
Correspondence and manuscript describing experiences of Earl R. Oatman and others as Prisoners of War during World War II. 1966-1967,undated.
Photographs (portraits) of Earl R. Oatman in uniform. 1945,undated.
Membership and identification cards of Earl R. Oatman for various veteran's associations. 1982-2002,undated.
Correspondence between Earl R. Oatman and the United States Department of Defense regarding unpaid quarters and subsistence allowances for guerilla fighters in the Philippine Islands during World War II. 1997.
Photographs used in Bataan: Only The Beginning by Earl R. Oatman. undated.
Partial manuscript of Bataan: Only The Beginning by Earl R. Oatman. undated.
Plates and captions for Bataan: Only the Beginning by Earl R. Oatman. undated.
Photographs of Earl R. Oatman in military uniform with friends and family. 1945.
Photographs, negatives, and maps pertaining to Earl R. Oatman's time as a Prisoner of War during World War II. undated.
Military rosters including the 34th Pursuit Squadron and American Prisoners of War at Funatsu. 1944-2006.
Dust jackets of Bataan: Only The Beginning by Earl R. Oatman. undated.
Manuscript and related material pertaining to the Fassoth family and Fassoth's Camp compiled by Earl R. Oatman. undated.
Manuscript of Bataan: Only the Beginning signed by Earl R. Oatman. 1991.
Oversize photographs and maps pertaining to Earl R. Oatman's time as a Prisoner of War during World War II. undated.
Photographs of the Philippines. undated.
Newspaper reprint from the Honolulu Star-Bulletin 2nd Extra with headline "Deaths Over 400 on Oahu, Latest Report" from December 7, 1941. 1941.
Oral history interviews with Earl R. Oatman regarding his experiences as a Prisoner of War during World War II conducted by Chuck Wilson (digital copies). 2008-2009.
Series 2. Professional life. 1951-2001,undated.
Bibliography of scientific publications (primarily Entomology) by Earl R. Oatman. undated.
Title pages from student theses for which Earl R. Oatman served on the approval committee (photocopies). 1966-1983.
Documents pertaining to Earl R. Oatman's work as an Entomologist at UC Riverside. undated.
Research bulletins by Earl R. Oatman pertaining to insect disease and fruits. 1960-1962.
Photographs of plants and insects taken by Earl R. Oatman, undated.
Program of the University of Missouri Fifth Honors Convocation for Earl R. Oatman's graduation. 1951.
Laminated copies of Earl R. Oatman's educational diplomas and certificates. 1951-1957.
Series 3. Personal life. circa 1897-2015,undated.
Photographs of Earl R. Oatman with siblings and friends during childhood. undated.
Funeral program and obituary for Karin Virginia Oatman. 2009.
Photographs of Earl R. Oatman and Henry S. Winslow. 2003.
Photographs and Earl R. Oatman's family and family friends including brother Delmer Oatman, mother Ruby Oatman Gomez, and wife Karin Virginia Oatman. 1897-1990, undated.
Photographs of Earl R. Oatman, Karin Oatman, and the Fassoth family post World War II. 1994-2008.
Photographs of the Fassoth family including William, wife Catalina, and their son John. undated.
Announcement and invitation list regarding "Aztec Community Reunion" and city street maps of Omulgee and Henryetta, Oklahoma. 1988-1994.
Photographs of sites in and around Henryetta, Oklahoma, and Sylvester, Texas. undated.
Photographs (portraits) of Earl R. Oatman including his high school graduation. 1939-1940.
Funeral Program for Earl R. Oatman. 2015.
Arrowheads and pottery fragments (in display frame) collected by Earl R. Oatman. undated.