Elmer D. Jones manuscript

Elmer D. Jones manuscript

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Jones, Elmer D.
Title: Elmer D. Jones manuscript
Dates: 1943-1945
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 half box)
Coll. Number: ms2895

Biographical/Historical Note

Elmer D. Jones was in the 89th Division, 354th Infantry, Company H, during World War II.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a photocopy of his typed manuscript titled, "The 89th Light," in which he describes his war experiences, Jones warns, "Some of the language is very rank, but war is also profane." Included with the manuscript are also photocopies of the following: newspaper clippings, certificate of the bronze star awarded to Jones, two letters from Jones, and several typescripts of World War I letters from Jones' father, Elmer T. Jones.


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Jones, Elmer D. -- Correspondence
Jones, Elmer T. -- Correspondence
Manuscripts (document genre)
United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 355th. 89th Division, Company H.
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Elmer D. Jones manuscript, 1943-1945. MS 2895. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Manuscript and misc papers