John Shirley Wood "Memoirs and Reflections"

MS W85m

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Machine-readable finding aid encoded in EAD by Katrina Windon, 2019.

Finding aid is written in English.

Table of Contents

Descriptive Summary

Creator
Wood, John S. (John Shirley), 1888-1966
Title
John Shirley Wood "Memoirs and Reflections"
Inclusive Dates
1966
Identification
MS W85m
Extent
0.1 linear feet (1 item)
Language
Materials are in English.
Repository
Special Collections Department, University of Arkansas Libraries

Access Information

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Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

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Acquisition Information

The John Shirley Wood "Memoirs and Reflections" were donated by the Wood family heirs through Ernest (Ernie) Deane in March 1973. They were copied from an original typescript of the memoirs that is in the John Shirley Wood Papers, Syracuse University Library, NUCMC MS69-1843.

Processing Information

Processed by Samuel Sizer; completed March 1973.

Preferred Form of Citation

John Shirley Wood "Memoirs and Reflections" (MS W85m), Special Collections, University of Arkansas Libraries, Fayetteville.

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Biographical Note

John Shirley Wood (1888-1966) was a University of Arkansas graduate (1907) who was a professional soldier from 1909 until his retirement from the U. S. Army with the rank of major general in 1947. He was war-time commander of the 4th Armored Division (1942-1944), and later field director of the Intergovernmental Committee for Refugees (1946-1947), chief of the Austrian mission of the International Refugee Organization (1947-1952), an official of the United Nations Korean Reconstruction Agency (1952-1954), and Nevada state Civil Defense Director (1957).

Scope and Content Note

Facsimile of unpublished memoirs of John Shirley Wood, covering approximately 1894-1966, including his service in the U. S. Army and in U. S. and international governmental posts. Original typescript of the memoirs is in the John Shirley Wood Papers, Syracuse University Library, NUCMC MS69-1843. 1 volume, 94 pages.

Original Materials

Original typescript the John Shirley Wood "Memoirs and Reflections" is in the John Shirley Wood Papers, Syracuse University Library, NUCMC MS69-1843.

Subject Terms

The following persons, organizations, or topics are among those represented within the collection materials:

World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives

    Detailed Description of the Collection

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    Box LOC 285

    Box LOC 285 Section MS W85m Volume 1

    "Memoirs and Reflections", 1966

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