01/AR0878 Guide to the Francis C. Spring Papers Spring, Francis C. Papers

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2017-05-02
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Guide to the Francis C. Spring Papers University of North Texas Special Collections Overview of the Collection Francis C. Spring Papers 01/AR0878 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 is comprised of correspondence between Francis C. Spring and others.
Administrative History:

Sergeant Frances C. Spring was a 3rd grade technician of the United States Army technician ranks, established during World War II from the years 1942 to 1948 and brought back with other specialist rankings in 1955.

Administrative Information Acquisition Information:

Gift (to former Rare Book Room). Accessioned into UNT Special Collections, 2017.

Custodial History:

This collection was originally donated to the University of North Texas Rare Book Room in November 2006. After Rare Books was combined with the University Archives to form UNT Special Collections, the collection was transferred to UNT Special Collections.

Accruals:

2017-016

Processing Information:

This collection was processed by Catherine Keenan on 5/2/2017

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:

Francis C. Spring Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections.

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:

The contents of the collection are arranged into 8 folders; 3 of which hold approximately 229 pieces of v-mail, 4 of which hold assorted letters from the years 1942 to 1949, and 1 of which holds assorted artifacts and miscellaneous correspondence.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains World War II letters and related papers of Sergeant Frances C. Spring between 1942 to 1950. This includes v-mail, letters, passes, a 10 page inventory of the 312th Army Services Forces Band Library, a group of materials related to Richard N. Spring, and shoulder patches for T/3 grade.

Detailed List of Contents id168333 1 641987 id168337 1 1 1942-1943 id168356 1 1 1 June 20-22, 1942 MSS Spring id168357 1 1 2 July 11, 1942 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168358 1 1 3 October 5, 1942 War Department Hdgs. id168359 1 1 4 November 12, 1942 Manuel Isaac id168360 1 1 5 December 9, 1942 Wayne B. Hamilton id168361 1 1 6 January 1, 1943 Richard N. Spring id168362 1 1 7 June 19, 1943 - Letter from Henry id168363 1 1 8 July 17, 1943 id168380 1 1 9 August 10, 1943 id168338 1 2 1944 id168364 1 2 1 January 16, 1944 Liberty Pass id168365 1 2 2 February 14, 1944 id168366 1 2 3 April 1, 1945 Manuel R. Isaac id168367 1 2 4 April 10, 1944 Letter from Tate id168368 1 2 5 April 20, 1944 Bill Johns id168369 1 2 6 June 19, 1944 Mrs. Jerrie A. Boon id168370 1 2 7 July 1, 1944 M. Juengling id168371 1 2 8 July 6, 1944 Mags Arsanis id168372 1 2 9 July 9, 1944 Dorothy Daniels id168373 1 2 10 July 13, 1944 M. Juengling id168374 1 2 11 July 21, 1944 John Nazar id168375 1 2 12 July 23, 1944 Pvt. Manuel Isaac id168376 1 2 13 October 29. 1944 Alberta Pass id168377 1 2 14 November 1, 1944 Alberta Pass id168378 1 2 15 December 2, 1944 Pvt. Manuel R. Isaac id168379 1 2 16 December 14, 1944 Bill Johns id168339 1 3 1945 id168381 1 3 1 January 18, 1945 Eddie and Gloria id168382 1 3 2 January 20, 1945 R.H. Mac Daniel id168383 1 3 3 January 23, 1945 Gail Bartels id168384 1 3 4 February 13, 1945 Jeanne and Gail id168385 1 3 5 February 16, 1945 Bill Johns id168386 1 3 6 February 28, 1945 Jeanne and Gill id168387 1 3 7 March 10, 1945 Inventory of 312 Army Services Forces Band Library id168388 1 3 8 April 12, 1945 Gail Bartels id168389 1 3 9 April 17, 1945 Ruby Badel id168390 1 3 10 April 30, 1945 Manuel R. Naac id168391 1 3 11 May 1, 1945 Polly Berlis id168392 1 3 12 May 1, 1945 Mags Cuesanis id168393 1 3 13 May 20, 1945 Lt. W.C. Nutting id168394 1 3 14 July 13, 1945 Mags Cuesanis id168395 1 3 15 August 6, 1945 Mags Arsanis id168396 1 3 16 August 12, 1945 Jeanne and Bernie id168397 1 3 17 November 10, 1945 Yolande id168398 1 3 18 November 14-19, 1945 Yolande id168334 1 4 1946-1949 id168335 1 4 1 December 17, 1946 Mr. and Mrs. B.P Kowaski id168336 1 4 2 December 22, 1946 Bradford George id168650 1 4 3 December 17, 1947 Jeanne and Bernard id168340 1 4 4 February 15, 1949 Mary Yohannan id168346 1 4 5 February 22, 1949 Mary Yohannan id168347 1 4 6 March 17, 1949 Mary Yohannan id168348 1 4 7 March 20, 1949 Mary Yohannan id168349 1 4 8 March 22, 1946 Bradford C. George id168350 1 4 9 March 23, 1949 Mary Yohannan id168351 1 4 10 April 4, 1949 Mary id168352 1 4 11 April 9, 1949 Mary id168353 1 4 12 July 28, 1949 Mary Yohannan id168354 1 4 13 September 27, 1949 Mary Yohannan id168355 1 4 29 October 6, 1949 Mary Yohannan id168399 1 5 Miscellaneous Artifacts id168400 1 5 1 June 11, 1950 id168402 1 5 2 July 24 Leave Notice id168403 1 5 3 Technician 3rd Grade Insignia 2 Patches id168404 1 5 4 Luggage Tag id168405 1 5 5 Western Union-Collect Telegram Acceptance Card id168406 1 6 V-Mail (1 of 3) id168407 1 6 1 September 26, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168408 1 6 2 September 22, 1944 Pat. George Culp id168409 1 6 3 September 26, 1944 Mrs. Otis R. Blockburn id168410 1 6 4 September 12, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168411 1 6 5 September 11, 1944 W.D. Nile id168412 1 6 6 September 10, 1944 J.E. Spring id168413 1 6 7 August 27, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168414 1 6 8 August 23, 1944 J.E. Spring id168415 1 6 9 August 20, 1944 Mrs. Otis R. Blockburn id168416 1 6 10 August 12, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168417 1 6 11 August 11, 1944 Justin E. Spring id168418 1 6 12 August 8, 1944 Lieutenant R.N. Spring id168419 1 6 13 August 4, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168420 1 6 14 July 30, 1944 J.E. Spring id168421 1 6 15 July 26, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168422 1 6 16 July 20, 1944 Mrs. Otis R. Blackburn id168423 1 6 17 August 1, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168424 1 6 18 May 6, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168425 1 6 19 June 29, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168426 1 6 20 June 23, 1944 W.D. Nile id168427 1 6 21 July 3, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168428 1 6 22 June 29, 1944 Mrs. Otis R. Blackburn id168429 1 6 23 June 12, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168430 1 6 24 June 9, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168431 1 6 25 July 5, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168432 1 6 26 August 18, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168433 1 6 27 April 10, 1944 Tate - Stored in Object File Cabinet id168434 1 6 28 June 21, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168435 1 6 29 June 12, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168436 1 6 30 June 18, 1944 W.M. Crawford id168437 1 6 31 June 10, 1944 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168438 1 6 32 April 4, 1944 Mrs. Otis R. Blackburn id168439 1 6 33 April 3, 1944 J.S. Spring id168440 1 6 34 May 21, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168441 1 6 35 May 23, 1944 Mrs. Otis Blackburn id168442 1 6 36 May 23, 1944 Pvt. George Culp id168443 1 6 37 July 30, 1943 Geo W. Barthold id168444 1 6 38 July 25, 1943 J.A. Graebing id168445 1 6 39 July 24, 1943 Mrs. W.F. Gielow id168446 1 6 40 March 27, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168447 1 6 41 June 28, 1943 Mrs. W.M. id168448 1 6 42 May 29, 1943 W.D. Nile id168449 1 6 43 July 1, 1943 Lucille Hempstead id168450 1 6 44 May 12, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168451 1 6 45 October 5, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168452 1 6 46 October 3, 1943 J.S. Spring id168453 1 6 47 October 4, 1943 Lucille Hempstead id168454 1 6 48 October 27, 1943 Mr.s Otis Blackburn id168455 1 6 49 November 8, 1943 J.A. Graebing id168456 1 6 50 November 16, 1943 J.A. Graebing id168457 1 6 51 October 31, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168458 1 6 52 November 7, 1943 J.S. Spring id168460 1 6 53 November 7, 1943 Marion K. Spring id168461 1 6 54 November 3, 1943 Lucille Hempstead id168462 1 6 55 August 29, 1943 J.S. Spring id168463 1 6 56 August 23, 1943 Mrs. W.F. Gielow id168464 1 6 57 Date Unknown - J.M. Caldwell id168465 1 6 58 August 22, 1943 J.S. Spring id168466 1 6 59 August 30, 1943 Mrs. W.F. Gielow id168467 1 6 60 June 10, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168468 1 6 61 June 6, 1943 John K. Spring id168469 1 6 62 May 16, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168470 1 6 63 June 4, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168471 1 6 64 May 18, 1943 J.S. Spring id168472 1 6 65 June 6, 1943 J.S. Spring id168473 1 6 66 May 31, 1943 John K. Spring id168474 1 6 67 May 18, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168475 1 6 68 May 24, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168476 1 6 69 June 25, 1943 Marion K. Spring id168477 1 6 70 June 24, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168478 1 6 71 June 27, 1942 J.S. Spring id168479 1 6 72 November 15, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168480 1 6 73 September 7, 1943 W.C. Goula id168481 1 6 74 October 24, 1943 J.S. Spring id168482 1 6 75 October 24, 1943 J.A. Graebing id168483 1 6 76 October 31, 1943 J.S. Spring id168484 1 6 77 August 3, 1943 W.D. Nile id168485 1 6 78 July 8, 1943 T.E. Craft id168486 1 6 79 May 4, 1943 R.O Ballard id168487 1 6 80 August 2, 1943 Lucille Hampstead id168489 1 6 81 June 3, 1943 J.A. Graebing id168491 1 6 82 June 22, 1943 Lucille Hampstead id168493 1 6 83 May 30, 1943 W.C. Gould id168495 1 6 84 July 13, 1943 Robert A. Nile id168499 1 6 85 July 18, 1943 W.C. Gould id168501 1 6 86 June 28, 1943 Robert A. Nile id168503 1 6 87 August 4, 1943 W.C. Gould id168505 1 6 88 May 10, 1943 Mrs. W.E. Gielow id168506 1 6 89 June 24, 1943 Mrs. W.F. Gielow id168507 1 6 90 June 29, 1943 Mrs. W.F. Gielow id168508 1 6 91 June 7, 1943 Mrs. W.F. Gielow id168509 1 6 92 July 15, 1943 Mrs. W.F. Gielow id168510 1 6 93 August 17, 1943 Mrs. W.F. Gielow id168511 1 7 V-Mail (2 of 3) id168516 1 7 1 July 18, 1943 Justine E. Spring id168518 1 7 2 July 6, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168520 1 7 3 September 13, 1943 J.A. Graebing id168522 1 7 4 September 6, 1943 W.C. Gould id168524 1 7 5 September 5, 1943 J.S. Spring id168526 1 7 6 September 7, 1943 Lucille Hampstead id168528 1 7 7 September 16, 1943 Mrs. W.F. Gielow id168529 1 7 8 September 14, 1943 Mrs. W.F. Gielow id168531 1 7 9 August 30, 1943 John K. Spring id168534 1 7 10 August 29, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168535 1 7 11 September 13, 1943 John K. Spring id168537 1 7 12 September 12, 1943 J.S. Spring id168539 1 7 13 September 28, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168541 1 7 14 September 20, 1943 John K. Spring id168543 1 7 15 October 5, 1943 John K. Spring id168545 1 7 16 September 27, 1943 W.C. Goula id168548 1 7 17 September 26, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168549 1 7 18 September 27, 1943 J.A. Graebing id168552 1 7 19 October 10, 1943 Marion K. Spring id168553 1 7 20 October 10, 1943 J.S. Spring id168555 1 7 21 October 17, 1943 J.S. Spring id168557 1 7 22 October 17, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168559 1 7 23 September 22, 1944 Marion K. Spring id168561 1 7 24 October 11, 1943 J.A. Graebing id168563 1 7 25 October 17, 1943 J.A. Graebing id168565 1 7 26 January 8, 1944 T.E. Craft id168567 1 7 27 September 12, 1943 Mrs. W.C. Gould id168572 1 7 28 September 27, 1943 Sgt. R.A. Graebing id168576 1 7 29 September 5, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168578 1 7 30 September 6, 1943 John K. Spring id168581 1 7 31 September 5, 1943 Mrs. Otis R. Blackburn id168584 1 7 32 September 17, 1943 W.D. Nile id168586 1 7 33 September 19, 1943 J.S. Spring id168589 1 7 34 September 18, 1943 J.A. Graebing id168591 1 7 35 September 12, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168607 1 7 36 August 16, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168608 1 7 37 August 15, 1943 Marion K. Spring id168609 1 7 38 August 19, 1943 Mrs. W.F. Gielow id168610 1 7 39 August 16, 1943 J.A. Graebing id168611 1 7 40 August 16, 1943 Marion K. Spring id168612 1 7 41 August 17, 1943 Lucille Hempstead id168613 1 7 42 May 20, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168614 1 7 43 July 16, Mrs. J.S. Spring id168615 1 7 44 July 28, 1943 Mrs. Otis R. Blackburn id168616 1 7 45 May 30, 1943 Marion Spring id168617 1 7 46 July 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168618 1 7 47 July 5, 1943 J.S. Spring id168619 1 7 48 July 4, 1943 John Spring id168620 1 7 49 May 30, 1943 J.S. Spring id168621 1 7 50 July 9, 1943 Justine Spring id168622 1 7 51 June 27, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168623 1 7 52 July 2, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168624 1 7 53 June 20, 1943 J.A. Graebing id168625 1 7 54 May 28, 1943 J.A. Graebing id168626 1 7 55 June 30, 1945 J.A. Graebing id168627 1 7 56 July 30, 1943 R.D. Ballard id168628 1 7 57 July 27, 1943 Lucille Hampstead id168629 1 7 58 June 7, 1943 Lucille Hampstead id168630 1 7 59 July 7, 1943 Lucille Hempstead id168631 1 7 60 August 9, 1943 Lucille Hempstead id168632 1 7 61 April 1, 1943 J.A. Graebing id168633 1 7 62 June 29, 1943 Marion K. Spring id168634 1 7 63 July 25, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168635 1 7 64 July 26, 1943 Marion K. Spring id168636 1 7 65 July 24 - Located in Object File Cabinet id168637 1 7 66 June 19, 1943 Henry - Located in Object File Cabinet id168638 1 7 67 May 2, 1943 J.S. Spring id168639 1 7 68 May 8, 1943 J.A. Graebing id168640 1 7 69 July 17, 1943 - Located in Object File Cabinet id168641 1 7 70 July 13, 1943 W.D. Nile id168642 1 7 71 August 1, 1943 J.S. Spring id168643 1 7 72 August 8, 1943 J.S. Spring id168644 1 7 73 August 1, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168645 1 7 74 August 8, 1943 John Spring id168646 1 7 75 July 18, 1943 J.S. Spring id168647 1 7 76 July 26, 1943 J.S. Spring id168648 1 7 77 July 11, 1943 J.S. Spring id168649 1 7 78 July 11, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168652 1 8 V-Mail (3 of 3) id168653 1 8 1 February 18, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168654 1 8 2 April 26, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168655 1 8 3 May 4, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168656 1 8 4 April 28, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168657 1 8 5 April 15, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168658 1 8 6 April 24, 1944 J.S. Spring id168659 1 8 7 April 23, 1944 Mrs. Otis Blackburn id168660 1 8 8 April 20, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168661 1 8 9 March 19, 1944 Pvt. G.E. Culp id168662 1 8 10 May 4, 1944 Don Rohrer id168663 1 8 11 April 10, 1944 W.C. Gould id168664 1 8 12 November 1, 1943 J.A. Graebing id168665 1 8 13 April 7, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168666 1 8 14 April 8, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168667 1 8 15 March 23, 1944 Edith Bannister id168668 1 8 16 January 9, 1944 J.S. Spring id168669 1 8 17 February 16, 1944 - Kenneth id168670 1 8 18 March 30, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168672 1 8 19 March 27, 1944 J.S. Spring id168674 1 8 20 March 26, 1944 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168675 1 8 21 January 16, 1943 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168676 1 8 22 January 16, 1944 J.S. Spring id168677 1 8 23 No Date - Edith Bannister id168678 1 8 24 March 12, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168679 1 8 25 March 14, 1944 J.S. Spring id168680 1 8 26 March 20, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168683 1 8 27 March 20, 1944 J.S. Spring id168685 1 8 28 March 20, 1944 W.D. Nile id168687 1 8 29 March 18, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168690 1 8 30 March 17, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168692 1 8 31 January 20, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168694 1 8 32 January 14, 1944 R.O. id168695 1 8 33 January 16, 1944 Liberty Pass - Located in Object File Cabinet id168696 1 8 34 January 25, Mrs. W. id168698 1 8 35 January 5, 1944 Mrs. Otis Blackburn id168699 1 8 36 January 30, 1944 W.C. Gould id168701 1 8 37 January 30, 1944 J.S. Spring id168703 1 8 38 February 1, 1944 W.D. Nile id168705 1 8 39 February 1, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168708 1 8 40 January 26, 1944 Mrs. J.S. Spring id168710 1 8 41 January 24, 1944 Marion K. Spring id168712 1 8 42 January 23, 1944 J.S. Spring id168714 1 8 43 January 2, 1944 J.S. Spring id168716 1 8 44 February 28, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168718 1 8 45 March 4, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168721 1 8 46 February 27, 1944 W.D. Nile id168723 1 8 47 February 27, 1944 W.C. Goula id168725 1 8 48 December 19, 1943 J.S. Spring id168728 1 8 49 February 18, 1944 John K. Spring id168730 1 8 50 February 26, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168732 1 8 51 February 27, 1944 John K. Spring id168734 1 8 52 February 22, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168736 1 8 53 February 14, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168739 1 8 54 February 6, 1944 J.S. Spring id168741 1 8 55 February 8, 1944 Lucille Hempstead id168743 1 8 56 March 6, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168745 1 8 57 February 24, 1944 J. Agnes Graebing id168748 1 8 58 February 11, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168750 1 8 59 January 6, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168753 1 8 60 January 28, 1944 J.A. Graebing id168755 1 8 61 No Date - Mrs. Otis Blackburn id168756 1 8 62 January 29, 1944 CHarles W. Stewart id168758 1 8 63 No Date - Pvt. George Culp