World War, 1939-1945
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Overview The Alfred Cavileer Jr. correspondence consists mainly of letters written by or to Cavileer while he was serving in the military during World War II. The largest portion of the collection consists of letters written by Cavileer to his mother, Mrs. Alfred Cavileer. Many of the letters are very detailed and provide interesting information about Cavileer’s daily routines, activities, and surroundings. Another frequent correspondent is Cavileer’s brother, Robert. Some letters are addressed to both...
Collection — Box 1
Scope and Contents This collection contains the contents of two scrapbooks related to the VFW Isaac W. Taylor Post #2443. The first scrapbook was compiled around 1932 or 1933, recording the events of the year 1932, the first year of the post’s existence. It includes officer lists, voting processes and results, details of post-sponsored events, obituaries, correspondence, and photographs of officers. Also included in the scrapbook were loose pages added at a later date, including a history written around 1945,...
Dates: 1932-1999; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1948
Scope and Content The collection is divided into seven series comprised of correspondence, drafts, newspaper articles, notes, reports, lists, and photographs. Most of the items were created during Sharkey’s time as the Historian of the Advisory Historical Committee of the Massachusetts Committee on Public Safety. Items of particular interest may include communications with Professor Thomas H. D. Mahoney, who wrote “The Life of Commander John H. Shea,” and war-related City committees, including the...
Dates: ca. 1943-1946
Abstract This collection documents a longstanding and active family in Cambridge and various local organizations spanning a period of nearly 150 years. The majority of the collection is comprised of personal papers, legal documents, photographs and ephemera relating to the McCarthy family. Papers include vital records and citizenship certificates of McCarthy family members (1860s-1960s); penmanship books from the late 19th century; personal correspondence; and real estate and income tax documents...
Collection Overview The Henry M. Nevin correspondence consists of letters, postcards, and V-mail written by or to Nevin while he was serving in the military during World War II. The largest portion of the collection consists of letters and V-mail written by Nevin to his mother, Elizabeth (Mrs. Frederick Nevin). Many of the letters are very detailed and provide interesting information about Nevin’s daily routines, activities, and surroundings. There are about 40 letters and V-mails written by Nevin’s mother to him...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1948
Abstract The Scully Family Collection consists of official documents, commemorative pins, photographic materials, a newspaper, and large objects. The records contain information about two generations of the Scully family beginning with Daniel Scully. Topics include service in WWII, the St. Mary church of Annunciation in Cambridgeport, Irish heritage, U.S. citizenship, and Norumbega Park in Auburndale, Mass. The items were created between 1872 and about 1970, with the bulk generated during WWII, when...
Dates: 1872-ca. 1970; Majority of material found within 1942-1945