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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 8Add to your cart.
 
Barcode: 642754
Folder 1: U.S. Daughters of 1812: Address Book, Calendar, Directory, 2008-2010Add to your cart.
Contains documents related to the U.S. Daughters of 1812. Contains an essay written by Linda Green concerning the dedication ceremony of a society library.
Folder 2: U.S. Daughters of 1812, Pamphlets, Letters; Library Dedication, 2007-2010Add to your cart.
Contains address books, calendars and directories for the organization. Some information is kept in the Dayminder planners
Folder 3: War Memorial Documents, 2008, 2010-2011Add to your cart.
Contains brochures and announcements about memorials and dedications. A card for the 20th Anniversary of the Annual Blessing of the Fleets is included.
Folder 4: 12th Army Map, Library of Congress, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains contact information, as well as a yearly planner.
Folder 5: 2007 Address Book & Daily Planner, 2007Add to your cart.
 
Folder 6: 2008 Daily Planners & Address Books, 2008Add to your cart.
Contains one yearly planner and one Dayminder.
Folder 7: Certificates, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains certificates for Linda Green. One certificate is a Certificate of Appreciation from the Gettysburg Foundation. Two certificates are from the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Another certificate is from the 2010 Disabled American Veterans, Commander's Club.
Folder 8: Daily Planner & Address Book, 2008Add to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Daughters of the American Revolution, Yearbooks & Certificates, 2007-2010Add to your cart.
Contains yearbooks and a certificate. The certificate is for Linda Green and it is from the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Folder 10: Daughters of the United Veterans of the Civil War, 2008, 2009Add to your cart.
Contains newsletters and information for the Daughters of the Union Veterans of the Civil War.
Folder 11: Daughters of the United Veterans of the Civil War Pt. 2, 2009, 2010Add to your cart.
Contains a photocopy of Linda Green at the headstone of one of her relatives, James M. Jeffreys. United Daughters of the Confederacy material is included with this set: a name tag with Linda Green's information, a program schedule for the United Daughters of the Confederacy Convention, magazine clippings, a brochure for Robert E. Lee's 203rd Birthday celebration at Janney Furnace Park, a calendar, and an Iron Cross Dedication program for General John H. Forney.
Folder 12: Huntsville Times Newspaper, Civil War Articles, 2011-04-10, 2011-04-13Add to your cart.
Contains Civil War articles marking the 150 year anniversary of the beginning of the war.

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