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Collection Overview

Title: George Detre CollectionAdd to your cart.
ID: 01/ AR0129
Primary Creator: Detre, George Elwin (1918-1990)
Extent: 0.5 Boxes
Arrangement: This collection is arranged in one box.
Date Acquired: 06/07/1979. More info below under Accruals.


This collection includes materials related to the life of George Detre (b. 1918).

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

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.

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Accruals: 79-008
Acquisition Source: George Detre
Acquisition Method: Gift
Related Materials: The UNT Oral History Program
Preferred Citation: George Detre Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections
Processing Information: This collection is minimally processed.


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Box and Folder Listing

  • Box 1: Multiple CollectionsAdd to your cart. Request Reading Room Access

    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.
    Barcode: 624159

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