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United States. Army. Medical Service Corps--History.

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Barbara Gier papers

 Collection — 00.0554 - Box 1
Identifier: 00.0545
Scope and Contents

This collections consists of World War II personal letters to family, primarily her mother, from Barbara Gier who served as a U.S. Army Nurse in France. Several letters provide vivid descriptions of the English and French countrysides.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-1946; Other: Date acquired: 05/24/2000

Dr. Thaddeus M. Moseley journal

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00.0237
Scope and Contents These papers primarily consist of the 92 page handwritten WWII European Campaign U.S. Army surgeon's journal of Dr. Thaddeus M. Moseley who served with the 4th Auxiliary Surgical Group.  The journal details each surgical case attended to, including patient name, date of injury, and rank. Each case includes details about the type of injury, methods of treatment and various medications used. Moseley includes information regarding the movement of his unit and assignment to various hospitals throughout Europe. While the majority of cases Moseley attended to were U.S. Army casualties, there are entries that include German prisoners-of-war, several civilians, and a British soldier.  Also...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1944-1945; Other: Date acquired: 03/01/2000

Joseph Peters papers

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2007 Box 1 (07.0001-07.0074), Folder: 07.0073 - Folder 1
Identifier: 07.0073
Scope and Contents

This collection contains an unpublished biography of Joseph Peters entitled "An Ordinary Hero." Peters served as a medical doctor in the Philippines during World War II and retired a Colonel. The collection also includes a letter about his 1952 retirement and a letter to his daughter about an injury stating that the initial injury was sustained upon capture by the Japanese in 1942.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1941-1945; Other: Majority of material found in 1943; Other: Date acquired: 05/29/2007

Carl B. Kindell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 18.0021
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Carl B. Kindell who served as a Pharmacist with the 242nd General Hospital in the U.S. Army during World War II. Kindell served in the European Theater of Operations. The collection contains the correspondence of Kindell and his mother, father, Aunt Leana, grandmother, brother Ray Kindell, and several friends during his service. This collection contains typed and handwritten letters, pictures, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1942-1945, 1951; Other: Date accessioned: 2018-06-19

Mark Donald Tompkins transcript

 Collection — Single Folder Collections - 2009 Box 2 (09.0048-09.0084), Folder: 09.0062 - Folder
Identifier: 09.0062
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the oral history interview transcript of Mark Donald Tompkins. Tompkins served in the U.S. Army during World War II as a medic assigned to the 471st Quartermaster Trucking Regiment under General Omar Bradley.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-1944; Other: Majority of material found in 1943; Other: Date acquired: 05/14/2009

James J. McFarland collection

 Collection — 20.0009 - Box 1
Identifier: 20.0009
Content Description

This collection relates to Major James J. McFarland who served with Headquarters, 59th Medical Battalion as a physician in the European Theater of Operations during World War II. The collection contains letters written by McFarland to his future wife Joy McFarlane.

Dates: 1944-1945; Other: Date accessioned: 2020-12-07

George R. and Laura E. Nehls collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 08.0113
Scope and Contents This collection is related to U.S. Army Captain George R. Nehls and 1st Lieutenant Laura E. Nehls who served in the Medical Corps during World War II. George served with Company "H", 136th Medical Regiment, 34th Infantry Division. This collection contains personal papers, letters, financial documents, military documents, books, army publications including training manuals, artifacts, artifacts, and uniform pieces from George R. and Laura E. Nehls during their World War II service. The collection also contains a three-page interview transcript, and photograph, of Robert Perry Teeple, brother of Laura E. Nehls, who served with the 86th Fighter-Bomber Group in Italy during World War II, was...
Dates: 1940-1996; Other: Date acquired: 05/06/2008

Sidney Rochelson papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00.0665
Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters written by Sidney Rochelson to his parents while he was attending medical school in the 1930s, while he was attending Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, during World War II, and the remainder of his life. Also incuded are letters to and from his wife Martha while he served as a surgeon with the 624th Medical Clearance Company in the European Theater of Operations during World War II.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1933-1992; Other: Date acquired: 10/12/2000

Edward J. Sidote collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 00.0350
Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters, documents, ephemera, and memorabilia from Edward J. Sidote who served as a Master Sergeant in the United States Army Medical Corps during World War II as an X-ray techician and medical suppy clerk. In May of 1945,  he was assigned to the 9th Medical Depot,  attached to the 6th U.S. Army in Manila, Phillipine Islands, and then Occupied Japan.  In 1946,  Sidote was  honorably discharged with the rank of Master Sergeant in the Army.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-1946; Other: Majority of material found within 1943-1945; Other: Date acquired: 04/10/2000

Eddie Houston Thomason collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 16.0003
Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters, photograph albums, postcards, documents, and ephemera which record the military service and family homefront life during World War II of Eddie Houston Thomason who served as a physician in U.S. Army Air Corps Medical Service.

Dates: 1939-1945; Other: Majority of material found within 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 02/23/2016

Troy E. Hoover papers

 Collection — 12.0054 - Box 1
Identifier: 12.0054
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs of mountains ranges, camps, U.S.O. shows and fellow soldiers in Europe during World War II. The photographs mainly relate to the 124th General Hospital and locations surrounding it. The majority of the photographs were taken in Longway, England and Salzburg, Austria with some other cities in Europe appearing occasionally. The 124th General Hospital was located in England. According to the included photographs, Hoover spent time in Battle Creek, MI and Camp Ellis, IL as well. The collection also contains a handwritten medical journal.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1942-1945; Other: Date acquired: 09/19/2012