William Clayton Greene papers
Scope and Contents
This collection relates to William Clayton Greene who served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Belgium and Germany. The collection includes informaton about his experience there. There are letters to his family, a friend, as well as letters from Nuns from a Belgian convent that Greene befriended. Also included is a German publication entitled Sparta: Der Lebenskampf Einer Nordischen Herrenschicht which is signed by Heinrich Himmler.
- Other: Date accessioned: 2004-04-27
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This collection is open to all researchers.
Conditions Governing Use
All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Biographical / Historical
William Clayton Greene served as an U.S. Army Corporal that served in the European theater of World War II. He spent his time overseas stationed in Belgium and later Germany. Upon the end of the war, he settled in New York City with his life partner. Exact birth and death dates are unknown but his Last Will and Testament, written in 1989, would suggest a death date in the 1990s and a burial location in New York.
1.25 Linear Feet (1 quarter box, 1 flat box)
Language of Materials
Transferred from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience to FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives in July 2022.
- Belgium Subject Source: Lcnaf
- Condemned Books Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Germany Subject Source: Lcnaf
- Greene, William Clayton (Creator)
- Heinrich Himmler Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Nazi propaganda Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- World War, 1939-1945 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- William Clayton Greene Papers
- Drew Bennett
- November 7, 2019
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