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World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Miller Grimm general military records, business, and personal letters, 1942-1978

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6025 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains papers that would normally be collected in the military, including transfer and temporary duty orders, correspondence, assignments, pay queries, resource charts, and retirement requests to the Veterans Administration. Dated 1942 to 1978.

Dates: Other: 1942-1978

Edward Miller Grimm military records, letters, and other material, 1918-1978

Identifier: MSS 6025 Series 1
Scope and Contents

The series contains Army, Navy, and Internment camp records of the Philippines from World War II. There are also business, personal, and military letters, newspapers, and other ephemera, such as blueprints, drawings for a ship, and census records of the internment camps. Materials dated 1918 to 1978.

Dates: Other: 1918-1978

Edward Miller Grimm military records, letters, and other material on Santo Tomas University Internment Camp and Cabantuan Prisoner of War Camp, 1942-1945

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 6025 Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Subseries contains military records that pertain to the Santo Tomas University Internment Camp and Cabantuan Prisoner of War Camp, including a census of internees, the plan for relief of civilian internees, organizational chart, casualty lists, day-to-day work, and a Manila newspaper with a story about the camp. Materials dated 1942 to 1945.

Dates: 1942-1945

Lillie Jacobs Fitzsimons interviews

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230341452]
Identifier: MSS 2635
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an interview. Fitzsimons was sent to Australia and New Guinea in 1943. After 18 months, she went to a hospital in the Philippines. She talked about the challenges of nursing in a tropical area. She treated both American soldiers and Japanese captives.

Dates: approximately 2001

Glenn Embree World War II photographs and negatives, approximately 1940-1945

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8684 Series 1 File 1
Scope and Contents

Series contains photographs of Glenn Embree's time in the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. Included are photographs of people and lands of China, Japan, India, and Philippines, including aerial shots. Photographs of the 14th Air Force in China and Embree's time at Yale and at Lowry Field, Colorado Photo School are also included. Materials dated approximately 1940 to 1945.

Dates: approximately 1940-1945


 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230330018]
Identifier: MSS SC 3059
Scope and Contents

Describes being captured by the Japanese in the Philippines during World War II, the Bataan Death March, and his three and one-third years as a prisoner of war in the Philippines and Japan. Also included are two photographs of Poole in his military uniform and a note stating that his son later served in Japan as a missionary for the Mormon Church. Also on microfilm.

Dates: 1980

Sarah Lynn Robertson interview with Reed Higgins

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2782
Scope and Contents

Typescript of an interview conducted by Sarah Lynn Robertson from the included sound tapes. Higgins tells about his training in Hawaii and Texas. He also talks about his deployment to the Philippines. He spent some time on Okinawa and Japan. Higgins also relates his impressions when he returned home.

Dates: approximately 2000

To Japan with encouragement and hope

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197225523031]
Identifier: MSS SC 3060
Scope and Contents

Jacobsen writes about being held in captivity by the Japanese for three and one-half years in the Philippines and Japan during World War II. Comments on the strength that he derived from his belief in the Mormon Church and in his family.

Dates: 2000

R. Calvin Withers collection of World War II Japanese items

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8588
Scope and Contents

Collection contains materials found on the island of Corregidor during mop up operations following World War II. Materials included are two postcards, a headband, and a Japanese book of law.

Dates: approximately 1945