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Leon J. Gwiazdowski papers

 Collection — Container: 14.0044 - Box 1
Identifier: 14.0044

Scope and Contents

Leon J. Gwiazdowski served as a U.S. Army engineer in the Pacific Theater with the 340th Engineers during World War II. His collection includes letters written between Gwiazdowski and his family, as well as other documents relating to his time in the military.


  • 1942-1946
  • Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1945
  • Other: Date acquired: 09/29/2014
  • Other: Date accessioned: 2020-05-06


Conditions Governing Access

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 or Historical Information

Leon J. Gwiazdowski was born on June 27, 1915, in Linden, New Jersey. He served as a sergeant in the Pacific with the 340th Engineers in the Pacific, including the Philippines. He passed away on December 9, 2000.


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Custodial History

This collection was donated by Nancy A. Klein. The collection was acquired by the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience on September 29, 2014.

Custodial History

Transferred from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience to FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives in July 2022.

Leon J. Gwiazdowski papers
Allyson Gates
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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