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Calcutta (India)

Subject Source: Not Applicable

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Hazel Louis Bowman collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 10.0050
Content Description

This collection relates to Hazel Louis Bowman who worked for the Signal Corps and lived in India with the American Red Cross for two years. Bowman's collection contains six full boxes, one oversize box, a phono records box, and two photograph boxes. Four of the boxes include letters written to and from Hazel to her parents, family, neighbors, and friends. The collection also contains an oral history transcript, newsletters and bulletins, American Red Cross publications, her diary, a book written by Bowman, photograph albums, and ephemera.

Dates: Event: Majority of material found within 1930-1948

Charles Harold Martin papers

 Collection — Box 09.0086-Box 1
Identifier: 09.0086
Content Description

First Sergeant Charles H. Martin Served with the 3848th Quartermaster Truck Company in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater for 16 months as a clerk. The collection includes Martin's three honorable discharge certificates, Enlisted Reserve Corps Qualification and Availability Questionnaire, and Separation Qualification Record. Also within this collection is Martin's personal copy of photograph album "A Yank's Memories of Calcutta" by Clyde Waddell. This album includes captioned photographs of important buildings, streets, and religious culture of the citizens of Calcutta, India.

Dates: 1944-1956; Other: Date acquired: 2009-06-03; Other: Date accessioned: 2019-11-04

Leonard P. Schmitt collection

 File — Box Single Folder Collections - 1999 Box, Folder: 99.0133 - Folder 1
Identifier: 99.0133
Content Description

This collection relates to Leonard P. Schmitt who served in the Army Air Corps in North African and China-Burma-India (CBI) Theaters with the 436th Squadron, 7th Bomb Group during World War II. This collection contains a veterans questionnaire and bound manuscript titled "Life and Times of Leonard P. Schmitt Sr." which recounts his experiences during the war.

Dates: Majority of material found within August 1942- November 1945; Other: Date accessioned: 1999-11-05