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Ernest Hubacker papers

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 1998 Box 23 (98.0581-98.0605)
Identifier: 98.0605

Scope and Contents

Ernest Hubacker served in the U.S. Army in the United States and in the China-Burma-India (CBI) Theater. The collection includes a manuscript entitled One Veteran's Remembrance of WWII. It also includes photocopies of documents relating to induction and discharge as well as a photograph of Hubacker on an Army horse dated 1943.

The manuscript gives his account of his experiences in Myitina, his time as he kept watch in foxholes, the sneak attacks on soldiers, and the sanitation and ration situations. He discusses his involvement in battles in India and China as well.

Dates

  • Created: 1941-1946
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1943
  • Other: Date acquired: 06/09/1998

Creator

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

Ernest Hubacker was born in 1915. During World War II, he was stationed at Fort Reno, Oklahoma, and worked with German POWs in fieldwork. He was transported to the Fiji Islands and then to Melbourne, Australia, later to Bombay, India, and finally, to Camp Landis in Calcutta.

Extent

1.00 folders

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

creator

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

Ernest Hubacker

Method of Acquisition

donation

Title
Ernest Hubacker papers
Author
Craig Whittington
Date
04/05/2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

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