01/AR0129 Guide to the George Detre Collection Detre, George

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Guide to the George Detre Collection University of North Texas Special Collections Overview of the Collection George Detre Collection 01/AR0129 Detre, George Elwin, 1918-1990 0.50 University of North Texas Special Collections
University of North Texas, Willis Library 1155 Union Circle # 305190 Denton, TX, URL: https://library.unt.edu/special-collections/
This collection includes materials related to the life of George Detre (b. 1918).
Biographical Information:

George E. Detre was born in 1918. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War 2 and was a prisoner of war (P.O.W.) under the Japanese from 1942 to 1945.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Topical Term: Prisoners of war. World War, 1939-1945
Administrative Information Acquisition Information:

Gift

Accruals:

79-008

Processing Information:

This collection is minimally processed.

Conditions Governing Use:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is not restricted.

Preferred Citation:

George Detre Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections

Related Materials:

The UNT Oral History Program

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.

Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is arranged in one box.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains a letter to prisoner of war (P.O.W.) returnee from President Harry Truman. Also includes Harry Truman Signature Collection.

Detailed List of Contents id89440 1 Multiple Collections 624159 Scope and Contents

This box contains records from the following collections: Dallas Citizen's Interracial Association; Denton Liberal Press Publications; Denton Woman's Shakespeare Club; Denton Land Plat; and Lillian McGlothin.