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Narratives

 Subject
Subject Source: Genre Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

Michael J. Bandler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 2210
Overview

13 looseleaf notebooks and 2 reels of microfilm containing research for a James Stewart biography.

Dates: approximately 1970

Deveroux W. Bowman papers, approximately 1945

 File — Box 8: Series 6; Series 7 [Barcode: 31197231005460], Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 7 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 2 File 219
Scope and Contents note Materials contain papers relating to Deveroux W. Bowman's service in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1943-1945 during World War II. Contains Bowman's letters written to parents and other family members from March 10, 1943 to February 12, 1945. Also contains his military journal from August 10, 1944 to February 12, 1945. Includes a narrative written by Gael Elmer, comrade of Bowman and fellow prisoner-of-war in Hungary and Germany. Narrative recounts the last bombing mission of Bowman's B-17;...
Dates: approximately 1945

Ephraim Hatch papers, 1987-1998

 File — Box 12: Series 5; Series 6; Series 7; Series 12; Series 8 [Barcode: 31197231005023], Folder: 13
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 File 308
Scope and Contents note File contains materials relating to the personal life and service of Ephraim Hatch in the U.S. Navy during World War II as an electronic technician. Materials contain a portion of Ephraim Hatch's autobiography covering his military years and the courting of his wife (1998). Discusses his work on military plane designs for Boeing in Seattle, which earned him a deferment from active service. Also describes his short time on Navy ships in the Pacific Theater. Includes a narrative describing the...
Dates: 1987-1998

Francis Keith Davis papers, 1944-1945, 1995, 1996-2001

 File — Box 14: Series 4; Series 5; Series 6; Series 7; Series 14 [Barcode: 31197231005049], Folder: 27
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 7 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 4 File 371
Scope and Contents note

Materials include narrative, articles and photographs regarding Francis Keith Davis' service in the U.S. Army during World War II. Narrative details many of his experiences from a Field Artillery Observation Battery. Most noteworthy are his experiences from the Battle of the Bulge and the liberation of a concentration camp at Ohrdruf. Davis writes of the atrocities of World War II. He also includes many photocopied photographs and newspaper articles. Dated 1944-1945, 1995, 1996-2001.

Dates: 1944-1945; Publication: 1995; 1996-2001

Gael Elmer papers, 1944-1950

 File — Box 24: Series 5; Series 6; Series 7; Series 12 [Barcode: 31197231005189], Folder: 24
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 7 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 2 File 616
Scope and Contents note Materials contain a narrative by Gael Elmer detailing the mission and events leading up to Elmer becoming a German prisoner of war and details his imprisonment. Contains a photocopy of the telegram Cleah W. Bowman received in regards to the death of her son, Deveroux W. Bowman, a fellow crew member and friend of Elmer. Also contains photocopies of other correspondence received by the parents of Bowman in regards to their son's death. Contains photocopies of photos taken during the war of...
Dates: 1944-1950

Richard L. Gunn diaries on Travel Study

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9087
Scope and Contents

Contains illustrated diaries by Richard L. Gunn documenting his work with BYU Travel Study. Includes detailed descriptions of individual tours with embedded photographs to areas including Europe, Africa, Asia, and South America. Dated 1986-2004.

Dates: 1986-2004

Henry Clair Tracy narrative, 1994

 File — Box 43: Series 5; Series 6; Series 7; Series 12; Series 14 [Barcode: 31197231005338], Folder: 8
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 1 File 958
Scope and Contents

Materials contain a narrative of Henry Clair Tracy's experiences from his induction in the U.S. Army to the end of World War II. He discusses spending a lot of time in hospitals because of malaria and jungle rot, but still being able to take part in many offensive operations in New Guinea. He tells of an experience of "mopping up" that affected him greatly. Dated 1994.

Dates: 1994

Holbert D. Bright papers, before 2000

 File — Box 8: Series 6; Series 7 [Barcode: 31197231005460], Folder: 9
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 7 Sub-Series 1 Sub-Series 2 File 223
Scope and Contents note

Materials include a narrative which examines Holbert D. Bright's training and World War II experiences in the U.S. Army from landing on Omaha Beach to the end of the war. Contains maps of the European Theater which show in great detail, the routes taken by both the 2nd Infantry Division and the 144th Field Artillery Corps in Europe. Photograph shows Bright in full military dress at war's end. Dated before 2000.

Dates: before 2000

James Franklin Brooksby papers, before 2014 August 2

 File — Box 124: Series 5; Series 6; Series 7; Series 10; Series 14 [Barcode: 31197232593928], Folder: 9
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 7 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

File includes an emailed copy of James Franklin Brooksby's obituary, a brief military autobiography, and a brief history of the 379th Bombardment Group. There is also a map of Europe showing his 35 flight missions during the war. Dated before August 2, 2014.

Dates: before 2014 August 2

Jay Riley Deuel papers, before 2000

 File — Box 15: Series 4; Series 6; Series 7; Series 8 [Barcode: 31197231005056], Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 6 Sub-Series 4 File 382
Scope and Contents note Materials include a memoir describing the military experiences of Jay Jiley Deuel in the U.S. Navy during World War II. In this narrative about Jay Riley Deuel, Geneve Deuel expresses the feelings of Deuel as he served in the U.S. Navy as recorded in a collection of letters found and held by his family. He served around Guadalcanal but was never in any danger. In his letters and the memoir, his love for his family and positive outlook are emphasized. The memoir recounts many of the personal...
Dates: before 2000