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Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Paul Lionel Edwards Helliwell papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 1998 Box 29 (98.0761-98.0769), Folder: 98.0762 - Folder 1
Identifier: 98.0762
Content Description

This collection relates to Paul Lionel Edwards Helliwell who served as a captain in the U.S. Army assigned to Military Intelligence, G-2 1616, Office of Strategic Services (OSS), in the Middle Eastern and Far Eastern Theaters (Egypt, Iran, and China) during World War II. The collection contains Helliwell's original diary and a transcribed copy. He records his participation in security at the Tehran conference with impressions of Winston Churchill, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Joseph Stalin.

Dates: Event: 1942-1944; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-05-04

Joseph K. Pettengill collection

 Collection — 05.0030 - Box 1
Identifier: 05.0030

The Joseph K. Pettengill Collection was donated to Florida State University by Robert Sherman Pettengill in 2005, having discovered his father’s letters after retiring in 1999.  The centerpiece of the Pettengill Collection is a series of letters from Joseph Pettengill, an army clerk with the G-3 Section of the 6th Army Group, Hq Special Troops in the ETO, to his mother and wife throughout his time serving in the United States Army in World War II.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/11/2005

Margarita and William H. King collection

 Collection — 12.0006 - Box 1
Identifier: 12.0006
Content Description

This collection relates to the wartime correspondence between Margarita King and her husband William H. King, who served in the Army Air Corps in the Philippines during World War II. The collection contains letters collected and sent between Margarita and William, personal photographs, newspaper clippings, postcards, and employment documents.

Dates: 1938-1946; Majority of material found within 1944-1946; Other: Date accessioned: 2012-01-11

Leo and Marie Jennings papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2007 Box 1 (07.0001-07.0074), Folder: 07.0007 - Folder 1
Identifier: 07.0007
Scope and Contents The collection of Leo and Marie Warren Jennings contains an oral history transcript of an interview provided by the Reichelt Program for Oral History. Leo Jennings served in the British Navy during World War II. His wife, Marie Warren Jennings, served as a British nurse. The collection includes postcards, a program, and two pamphlets (Guides to Services in Alexandria and Cairo). A British newspaper, The Egyptian Mail, and documents regarding Britain and "Operation Dragoon" are included. The collection also includes Leo Jennings' diary, "Leo's account of service in the Mediterranean Sea," which covers an array of locations, including...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1938-1968; Other: Majority of material found in 1943; Other: Date acquired: 01/10/2007

Sheldon Nead collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 99.0462
Scope and Contents

The Sheldon Nead collection focuses on Nead's service in the Persian Gulf Command from 1944-1945. He was assigned to help transfer supplies from the United States to Russia through Iran. His collection consists of photographs, a book on the Persian Gulf Command, a Russian commemorative medal, a letter accompanying the medal, and a contemporary map of the Middle East.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1944-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 12/07/1999

Edward Davis Wynot collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 16.0017
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to former Florida State University History professor Edward Davis Wynot, items are from his personal collection. The collection contains multi-media items about World War II including VHS sets and DVDs.  This collection also includes a World War I helmet. 

Dates: 1917-2009; Other: Date acquired: 07/04/2016; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-05-18

Additional filters:

World War, 1939-1945 4
Cairo (Egypt) 2
Operation Dragoon, 1944 2
World War, 1939-1945--Iran 2
Allied Forces--Headquarters--History 1