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Collection Overview

Title: American Legion Manuscripts CollectionAdd to your cart.
ID: 01/ AR0015
Primary Creator: American Legion. Department of Texas.
Extent: 11.0 Boxes
Arrangement: This collection is arranged by type of material.
Date Acquired: 00/00/1980. More info below under Accruals.
Languages: English


Collection of materials from the American Legion and records from related organizations.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Collection of materials and records from the American Legion, Gainesville, Texas; Texas Publications; American Symphony Orchestra League National Conference Photograph; Bexar County; Big Thicket; Boy Scouts of America; and Texas Counties Family Histories and Publications, tapes, photographs, books, legion flags, files, reports, membership, financial and artifacts.

Collection Historical Note

American Legion is known as the Legion. It is a nonprofit organization in the United States. It is an organization for U.S. war veterans. It is headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana. The organization was formed in Paris, France on March 15, 1919 by officers and the American Expeditionary Forces (A.E.F.). The United States Congress chartered it on September 16, 1919.

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Access Information

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 Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Physical Access Note:

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

Reading Room or Duplication Requests

Depending on any access restrictions noted above, you may be able to request items be delivered to our reading room, or that we make reproductions for you. Just click on either the or icons in the listings below to be routed to our request form.

Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Accruals: 80-001
Acquisition Source: Robert La Forte
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: American Legion Manuscripts Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections
Processing Information: This collection is minimally processed.


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