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Recent Acquisitions, Fall 2015

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Here are some of our recent acquisitions, all with finding aids online.

Arthur Duncan papers (MSS.4153)

A copy of the first issue of The Open Post (v. 1, no. 1), the news organ of the 57th College Training Detachment of the Army Air Corps, based on the University of Alabama campus during World War II. Also included is a souvenir folder of the University in 1943.
Online finding aid

Thomas Wade Herren papers (MSS.4154)

Papers, correspondence, and photographs documenting the life and military career of Lieutenant General Thomas W. Herren of Dadeville, Alabama
Online finding aid

Stella Long postcard collection (MSS.4155)

Postcards to and from this Hamilton, Ontario, Canada native, as well as to and from her family and friends. There are also delegate and guest tickets to the Republican National Conventions of 1908 and 1916 held in Chicago, Illinois, and a travel brochure from Havana, Cuba.
Online finding aid

Mary Elizabeth Streit Preston papers (MSS.4156)

Typed account of one of the first Americans allowed to enter the U.S.S.R. in 1930, during the first “Five Year Plan.”
Online finding aid

Dall-Tardy letters (MSS.4157)

Letters from members of the Dall and Tardy families of Baltimore, Maryland, and Mobile, Alabama, written between 1840 and 1908.
Online finding aid

Michael Schwartz collection of Army of the Republic of Vietnam patches (MSS.4158)

Fifty-five military (airborne) patches from the Army of the Republic of Vietnam.
Online finding aid

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