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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Everett Andrew Hanson Papers, 1941-1945



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hanson, Everett Andrew, 1919-2006
Title: Everett Andrew Hanson papers
Dates: 1941-1945
Abstract: The Everett Andrew Hanson Papers, 1941-1945, comprise newspapers and newsletters, photographs, and Nazi souvenir postcards documenting Hanson's service in the U.S. Army during the Second World War.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.02529
Extent: 1 linear foot
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

A native of Kemah, Texas, Everett Andrew Hanson, Jr. (1921-2002), served with the U.S. Army's 305th Engineer Battalion and in France, Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, and Austria during World War II. He supervised estimates on the work and manpower necessary to complete bridges and navigate obstacles. Additionally, Hanson helped determine the best routes for infantry units to enter difficult terrain as well as assessed water supplies and road conditions. For his service, Hanson received the Normandy Medal, American Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and the European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal along with four Bronze Stars.

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Scope and Contents

The Everett Andrew Hanson Papers, 1941-1945, comprise newspapers and newsletters, photographs, and Nazi souvenir postcards documenting Hanson's service in the U.S. Army during the Second World War. The newspapers chronicle the end of World War II and include the Houston Press, Galveston Daily News, Stars and Stripes as well as Cardinal Chirps, a school newsletter from League City, Texas. Photographs depict Hanson and his colleagues. Additionally, souvenir postcards depict Hitler and his watercolors, among other subjects.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Hanson, Everett Andrew, 1919-2006
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945.
Corporate Names
United States. Army. Engineer Battalion, 305th
Subjects
World War (1939-1945)
Places
Germany

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Everett Andrew Hanson Papers, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

2004-194

Processing Information

This collection contains unprocessed materials.

Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center's History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project, 2009-2011.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Inventory

box
2.325/A198 [SRH1230000336] Kodak photographs
Souvenir postcards
Sam Houston State Teachers College Baccalaureate Program, 1944
"The Blue Ridge Path" battle plans, 1945
Sermon notes
"Cardinal Chirps" newsletters, 1941-1942
Newspapers, November 1944-April 1945

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