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Frederick C. Jackson collection

 Collection — Box: 14.0037 - Box 1
Identifier: 14.0037

Scope and Contents

This collection primarily consists of letters sent from Private Frederick C. Jackson, 180th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division, to his parents, as well as a 1944 diary with entries from Jackson during the Battle of Anzio. The collection also contains a 1947 printed history of the 180th Infantry Regiment and a scrapbook containing homefront newspaper clippings related to the 45th Infantry Division and the Italian Campaign, as well as Jackson's wounding at Anzio.


  • Created: 1943-1947
  • Other: Date acquired: 06/02/2014


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

Frederick C. Jackson was born on December 21, 1923 in New York, New York.  He lived in New Milford, Connecticut. He served with the 180th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Division during World War II.  Jackson was present during the Battle of Anzio, Italy and was wounded in both arms and lost his right eye from shrapnel on Thursday, March 23rd, 1944.  He was evacuated and returned to the U.S.

Note written by Michael G. Kasper


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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.

Source of Acquisition

Kathy Bye (daughter of Frederick Jackson)

Method of Acquisition


Frederick C. Jackson collection
Michael G. Kasper
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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