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Box 08

 Container

Contains 10 Collections and/or Records:

Purdue related materials

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 394, Series 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Elmer F. Kern, Jr. papers contain more than four hundred and fifty letters, including twenty-four v-mail letters, written to and from Kern and loved ones. In his letters to family members and friends, he describes his life in vivid details from when he was a student at Purdue University, from his different assignments in the Air Corps, and until his death in Germany. His letters show the different envelopes represent the numerous places he has been with different sender addresses and types...
Dates: 1938 - 1945

Newspapers and newspaper clippings

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 394, Series 7
Scope and Contents This series consists of newspapers from either Purdue publications such as Purdue Exponent and The Yellow Dog or other publications such as The Chicago Daily News and The Stars and Stripes. Also included are various newspapers clippings are included about Kern, more specifically about his death in the war. Some have the following titles; "Named Fildom's Best for 1941", and "When" by Charles T Holman as well as one with photographs of "As British Took Over an Ancient Syrain City".
Dates: 1938 - 1945

Student Life , 1940 - 1943

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 394, Series 5, File 3
Scope and Contents Materials consist of items that Kern gathered as a student at Purdue which include a student ticket for a basketball game, bookmarks, an "University Handbook" for 1940-1941, a "Purdue Memorial Union Building" brochure, a "Harem Scarem or The Sultan is a Lady" presented by Purdue Dads' and Mothers' Association program, a final exam schedule for engineering freshmen for 1939-1940, several brouchures for redsidence halls, and a poster for a Purdue Orchestra event.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940 - 1943

Various Newspaper Clippings, 1943 - 1945

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 394, Series 7, File 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series consists of newspapers from either Purdue publications such as Purdue Exponent and The Yellow Dog or other publications such as The Chicago Daily News and The Stars and Stripes. Also included are various newspapers clippings are included about Kern, more specifically about his death in the war. Some have the following titles; "Named Fildom's Best for 1941", and "When" by Charles T Holman as well as one with photographs of "As British Took Over an Ancient Syrain City".
Dates: Majority of material found within 1943 - 1945

The Yellow Dog Presents The Police Gazette, 1944-12-13

 File — Box: 08, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSA 394, Series 7, File 2
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series consists of newspapers from either Purdue publications such as Purdue Exponent and The Yellow Dog or other publications such as The Chicago Daily News and The Stars and Stripes. Also included are various newspapers clippings are included about Kern, more specifically about his death in the war. Some have the following titles; "Named Fildom's Best for 1941", and "When" by Charles T Holman as well as one with photographs of "As British Took Over an Ancient Syrain City".
Dates: 1944-12-13

The Yellow Dog, 1940-11-04

 File — Box: 08, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSA 394, Series 7, File 3
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series consists of newspapers from either Purdue publications such as Purdue Exponent and The Yellow Dog or other publications such as The Chicago Daily News and The Stars and Stripes. Also included are various newspapers clippings are included about Kern, more specifically about his death in the war. Some have the following titles; "Named Fildom's Best for 1941", and "When" by Charles T Holman as well as one with photographs of "As British Took Over an Ancient Syrain City".
Dates: 1940-11-04

Purdue Exponent; Volume 53, No. 188, 1942-05-10

 File — Box: 08, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSA 394, Series 7, File 4
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series consists of newspapers from either Purdue publications such as Purdue Exponent and The Yellow Dog or other publications such as The Chicago Daily News and The Stars and Stripes. Also included are various newspapers clippings are included about Kern, more specifically about his death in the war. Some have the following titles; "Named Fildom's Best for 1941", and "When" by Charles T Holman as well as one with photographs of "As British Took Over an Ancient Syrain City".
Dates: 1942-05-10

The Chicago Daily News, 1942-08-01

 File — Box: 08, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSA 394, Series 7, File 5
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series consists of newspapers from either Purdue publications such as Purdue Exponent and The Yellow Dog or other publications such as The Chicago Daily News and The Stars and Stripes. Also included are various newspapers clippings are included about Kern, more specifically about his death in the war. Some have the following titles; "Named Fildom's Best for 1941", and "When" by Charles T Holman as well as one with photographs of "As British Took Over an Ancient Syrain City".
Dates: 1942-08-01

The Proviso Pageant, 1944-05-11

 File — Box: 08, Folder: 7
Identifier: MSA 394, Series 7, File 6
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series consists of newspapers from either Purdue publications such as Purdue Exponent and The Yellow Dog or other publications such as The Chicago Daily News and The Stars and Stripes. Also included are various newspapers clippings are included about Kern, more specifically about his death in the war. Some have the following titles; "Named Fildom's Best for 1941", and "When" by Charles T Holman as well as one with photographs of "As British Took Over an Ancient Syrain City".
Dates: 1944-05-11

The Stars and Stripes, 1945-03-23

 File — Box: 08, Folder: 8
Identifier: MSA 394, Series 7, File 7
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series consists of newspapers from either Purdue publications such as Purdue Exponent and The Yellow Dog or other publications such as The Chicago Daily News and The Stars and Stripes. Also included are various newspapers clippings are included about Kern, more specifically about his death in the war. Some have the following titles; "Named Fildom's Best for 1941", and "When" by Charles T Holman as well as one with photographs of "As British Took Over an Ancient Syrain City".
Dates: 1945-03-23; 1945-03-31