Collection MSS gen 59 - [Boxed collection of World War II scrapbook and photo album : manuscript.]

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CA OTUTF MSS gen 59

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[Boxed collection of World War II scrapbook and photo album : manuscript.]

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  • 1944-1947 (Creation)

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1 Box of Textual records

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20 unnumbered leaves, with 16 additional items laid-in. Contents of a scrapbook and photo album (disbound) compiled by Sergeant Norman L. Smith during World War II. Includes copies of letters, telegrams, and postcards sent home, newspaper clippings, Christmas and Mother's Day cards issued by the Army, hand-drawn maps, photographs of the soldiers in Smith's division and the areas in which they were stationed, French and German currency, printed maps annotated by Smith, and German-language leaflets dropped by American forces to instruct enemy soldiers on the process of surrendering.

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No restrictions on access. Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-form

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CA OTUTF MSS gen 59

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