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Asadorian, William


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence, 1945 - 1946

 Series — Box: 7
Scope and Contents

This collection of 123 envelopes with letters are primarily between Colonel A Park Shaw stationed in the Phillipines and Miss Nancy Ann Watson in Kentucky within the date range of 1945-1946. Interspersed are 13 family photographs and 1 Japanese army pesos note. The correspondence describes the loving relationship between Col. Shaw and Miss Watson. Included is the newspaper clipping of Col. Shaw’s order to report announcement.

Dates: 1945 - 1946

Maps, 1938 - 1950, bulk: 1944 - 1947

 Series — Box: 3
Scope and Contents

These maps provides a graphic account of the War, with "Outstanding Events" noted on a year by year basis and legend noting the United Nations, Axis nations and Nonbelligerent nations, plus the location of Outlying US Naval Bases. One of a number of Sundberg maps published as Sunday news inserts during the war years. Sundberg was known to have been a pictorial map artist both before and after the war.

Dates: 1938 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1947

New York Metro Area Local History Collection

Identifier: SCA-0101

The collection consists of depictions of the greater New York City metro area, with a focus on life, architecture, transportation, and other subjects. 

Dates: 1911 - 1965

Photographs, 1943 - 1944

 Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This series contains photographs of U.S. Marine Corps operations in the Phillipines. Included in Box #1: Saipan Operation Set No. 5 Saipan Operation Set No. 2 Tinian Operation Set No. 1 Tarawa Operation Set No. 1 Tarawa Operation Set No. 2 Included in Box #2: 14 photos of the Nagasaki bomb aftermath. They include 5 photos of Mitsubishi steel factory ruins, 2 Urakami ruins, 1 prefecture government building, 2 roman catholic church photos, 2 hospital and school photos and 1...
Dates: 1943 - 1944

World War II Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SCA-0067

This collection consists of a variety of materials all relating to the Second World War from the American perspective including United States Marine Corps photographs, correspondence between a Colonel stationed in the Phillipines and his romantic partner, illustrated maps printed in the New York Sunday News and one hand drawn map from the early 1940s. Additional items include Armed Services Edition paperback books and Civil Defense literature.

Dates: circa 1938-1950

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Archival Object 3
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Photographs 2
Manhattan (borough) 1
New York (N.Y.) 1
Queens (New York, N.Y.) 1
World War II 1