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Linda L. Green Papers, 1974-2015 | Manuscripts

By S. Ivie

Collection Overview

Title: Linda L. Green Papers, 1974-2015Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates:1991-2010
ID: 01/AR006
Primary Creator: Linda L. Green (1946-present)
Extent: 9.0 Boxes
Arrangement: This series is arranged chronologically and alphabetically according to the contents of each box.
Date Acquired: 04/11/2008. More info below under Accruals.

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Scope and Contents of the Materials

This collection contains the cards, writings, personal and official documents of Lieutenant Colonel Linda L. Green. Linda L. Green is a retired military officer who has membership in various societies. Among these, she has held membership or is affiliated with the United States Daughters of 1812, the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War. She served a term as president of the National Society of the United States Daughters of 1812 in the District of Columbia in 2005 (the final date mentioned in this collection is 2009). These societies have a commitment to preserving the memories of those soldiers of past conflicts through dedication ceremonies and other publicized events. These papers document much of the activities of these groups.

In addition to her work in military and veterans societies, Linda L. Green is a published author. The first draft for her book about the 8th Alabama Infantry is included with this collection. The book is entitled, "First, For the Duration." Another book mentioned in this collection, called "Logistics Engineering," is also authored by her.  She has written articles for Alabama Genealogical Society, United Daughters of the Confederacy Magazine and The Ripley County Heritage. She has also compiled agricultural census data and marriage records for many states in the south for periods throughout the 1800s.

Linda L. Green received a B.A. in History and an M.A. in History from East Carolina University. She is a graduate of many logistics courses from the Army Logistics Management Center, the Naval War College and the Army Command and General Staff College. Prior to joining the Army, she was an Assistant Professor of History at Jackson State College in Jackson, Mississippi.

Included with Green's personal correspondence are several Christmas cards and birthday cards with the letters from friends, family members and colleagues, as well as photographs.

Biographical Note

Linda L. Green was born on September 12th, 1946. She was educated at East Carolina University, where she received both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree. Green taught history classes for a short time before entering the military in the 1970s, where she furthered her education through a series of logisitics courses. She was also in the history department at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Green is a prolific writer and frequent publisher in such genealogical magazines as the Alabama Genealogical Society and the Ripley County Heritage. She has authored books and papers on the Civil War and she gathers agricultural census data for publication purposes relating to genealogical societies.

Administrative Information

Repository: Manuscripts
Accruals: Accruals: 2008-008, 2012-022, 2016-040
Access Restrictions: This collection is not restricted.
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Archives and Rare Books department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hour notice prior to use.
Acquisition Source: Linda L. Green
Acquisition Method: Gift

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 6Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 642752
Folder 1: 1812 My Copies, 2005-2006Add to your cart.
Contains records of correspondence with the National Society of the United States Daughters of 1812. Several letters document book donations made to the Daughters of 1812 for the society library.
Folder 2: 1812 Linda Green, 2006Add to your cart.
Contains e-mail documentation and financial statements for the U.S. Daughters of 1812.
Folder 3: Challenge Newsletters, Vol. 7, Nos. 26 & 28, 2007-02, 2007-04Add to your cart.
Contains monthly newsletters for the Lockheed Martin Company. Green is featured in the February, 2007 publication.
Folder 4: Clippings [1 of 3], 2007Add to your cart.
Contains newspapers and articles on veterans and political figures.
Folder 5: Clippings [2 of 3], 2007Add to your cart.
Contains newspapers and articles on veterans and political figures.
Folder 6: Clippings [3 of 3], 2007Add to your cart.
Contains newspapers and articles on veterans and polictical figures.
Folder 7: Correspondences, 1983-1998Add to your cart.
Contains job offer letters and letters of resignation.
Folder 8: Correspondences, 2006-2007Add to your cart.
Contains cards, letters, and photographs. A letter from the National Archinves addresses the increase in fees to $125 for Civil War records.
Folder 9: Daughters of the American Revolution Certificate, 1995-02-03Add to your cart.
Contains a certificate for the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution which gives Green full membership status "by virtue of her descent from a patriot who with unfailing loyalty served as a sailor, soldier, civil officer, or rendered material aid to the cause of American Independence during the Revolutionary War."
Folder 10: Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865, Spring 2007Add to your cart.
Contains the newsletter for the Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War.
Folder 11: Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1861-1865, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains a pamphlet for the Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War.
Folder 12: Donor of the Year Certificate, 2007Add to your cart.
Contains a certificate acknowledging Green's donation to hospitalized veterans.
Folder 13: Freedom Team Salute Certificate, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains a Certificate of Appreciation from the Freedom Team acknowledging years of service in the military.
Folder 14: N.S.U.S.D. of 1812 Board of Directors, 2007-2009Add to your cart.
Contains paperwork associated with the U.S. Daughters of 1812.

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