|Creator:||Dougherty, Edward E., 1917-|
|Title:||Edward E. Dougherty papers|
|Quantity:||1.8 Linear feet (1 document box, 1 half box, 1 oversized box)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of papers of Edward E. Dougherty from 1941-1976. An excellent inventory of the collection exists in Box 1. According to this, the "collection of World War II material exhibit three different aspects of war life: 1) the lighter side, 2) the work-a-day world, and 3) the grim truths." It notes the many photographs in the collection, both from his training and service. Assorted materials add to the photographs: risque poems, jokes, and limericks along with particular forms and regulations. The papers include correspondence, records relating to Dougherty's army service during World War II and reserve duties after the war, printed material, and photographs. The correspondence (1941-1946) is mainly between Dougherty and his mother, Blanche C. Dougherty of Dayton (Ohio), during his army training in the United States and his service in the European theater with the 32nd Armored Battalion of the 3rd Armored Division during World War II. The collection also contains letters to Dougherty from friends and other family members. The letters mainly discuss personal issues. Some discuss military life, camp duties, fighting, and the impact of the war upon those at home.|
Edward Emmet Dougherty (1917- ), Captain with the 32nd Armored Battalion of the 3rd Armored Division during World War II.
Arranged by record type.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
Edward E. Dougherty papers. MS 2332. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.