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Barbara W. Makant collection

 Collection — Box: 18.0024-Box 1
Identifier: 18.0024

Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Barbara W. Makant who was a youth on the U.S. homefront during World War II. The collection includes a U.S. Jewish soldier's prayer book, seventeen History of the Second World War series magazines, and three History of the World War, Special series magazines.


  • 1941-1974
  • Publication: Majority of material found within 1973-1974
  • Other: Date acquired: 07/07/2018


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

Barbara W. Makant was born on May 26, 1935. The prayer book belonged to her late husband Dr. Joseph Earle Makant, Jr. as a boy. Dr. Joseph Earle Makant, Jr. served during the Korean War and attained the rank of Colonel in the U.S. Air Force. He was born on March 16, 1929, and passed away in Tallahassee, FL on April 19, 2000.


.5 Linear Feet (The magazines are contained in one half box.)

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Custodial History

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

Barbara W. Makant collection
Mallory McGovern
April 16, 2020
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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