|Title:||Albert Danner Thomson Jr. and Ruby Kate Ingram papers|
|Dates:||1943-2010, bulk 1943-1945|
|Quantity:||4.2 Linear feet (two oversized boxes, one half-box)|
Albert Danner Thomson Jr (1925-2004) and Ruby Kate Ingram (1917-2010) were related by marriage; Thomson was married to Ingram's sister, Esther.
Albert Danner Thomson Jr was born on in March 1925 and died in Jnue 2004 at the age of 79. He lived in Georgia his entire life. He married Esther Ingram. He was a private in World War II. His father, Albert Danner Thomson, was a well-known politician, having served as Atlanta City Councilman and Executive Secretary to Mayor Asa Griggs Candler.
Ruby Kate Ingram was died at the age of 92. She also lived in Georgia her entire life. She did not marry. She earned a Master’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Georgia and her Nurse Anesthetist from Charity Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. She was employed by several hospitals in Georgia.
The collection focuses primarily on World War II, although some materials are from the late 20th century. The World War II materials include war diaries from both Albert Danner Thomson, Jr. and Ruby Kate Ingram. Other items include Ingram's uniform, other written records of her service, and newspapers collected into a large scrapbook from 1945. The late 20th century materials focus on Jimmy Carter's election and inauguration and the 1969 Moon Landing.
The donor has combined the otherwise unrelated materials of Albert Danner Thomson, Jr. and Ruby Kate Ingram. The two were related by marriage.
Albert Danner Thomson Jr. and Ruby Kate Ingram papers, MS3751. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Libraries, University of Georgia Library.