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Linda L. Green Papers, 1974-2018 | Manuscripts

By S. Ivie

Collection Overview

Title: Linda L. Green Papers, 1974-2018Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates:1991-2010
ID: 01/AR006
Primary Creator: Linda L. Green (1946-present)
Extent: 12.0 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, 2018-015
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
Finding Aid Revision History: December 2018 by Nicole Yatsonsky - added Box 12, updated collection Dates

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 9Add to your cart.
Barcode: 691741
Folder 1: Microfiche Documentation, undatedAdd to your cart.
Microfiche which document Linda Green's research.
Folder 2: Photo Prints of Civil War Headstones, Oak Hill Cemetery, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains 2 photo prints.
Folder 3: Story of the Eigth Alabama Infantry, First Draft, Linda L. Green, 1995Add to your cart.
Contains the first draft of Linda Green's story about the 8th Infantry.
Folder 4: U.S. Daughters of 1812, Financial Records, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: 145th Anniversary: Battle of Chickamauga, Souvenir Program, 2008-09Add to your cart.
Contains the Souvenir Program for the 145th Anniversary of the Battle of Chickamauga.
Folder 6: 2010 Christmas Card, 2010-12Add to your cart.
Contains a Christmas card addressed to Linda Green.
Folder 7: Blessing of the Fleets Program, United Daughters of the Confederacy Mag., June/July 2010Add to your cart.
Contains the program for Blessing of the Fleets and the United Daughters of the Confederacy Magazine (June/July).
Folder 8: Civil War Magazine, undatedAdd to your cart.
Contains the publication entitled, "The Un-Civil War," by Mike Scruggs.
Folder 9: Jefferson Davis, Birthday Ceremonies, Montgomery, Alabama, 2008-06-14Add to your cart.
Contains pamphlets for the ceremonies celebrating Jefferson Davis in 2008 in Montgomery, Alabama. Photo prints are included of the memorial ceremony with Linda Green images.
Folder 10: Newspapers: Colbert Reunion, 2008-09-19Add to your cart.
Contains an article about the Colbert Reunion. Another newspaper page has an obituary of Myrtie L. Jeffreys marked.
Folder 11: Newspapers: Huntsville Times, Obama Elected President, 2008-11Add to your cart.
Contains newspapers documenting the victory of Barack Obama in the 2008 election. A map of the National Museum of the U.S. Army is also included.
Folder 12: Richard Widmark, "Kiss of Death" Article, 2008-03-27Add to your cart.
Contains an article about Richard Widmark, the actor famous for his role in the film, "Kiss of Death." The actor passed away around this time in 2008 and the article includes details about his life and career.

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