Pro Patria collection, 1941-1996
Scope and Contents
Pro Patria was printed for remembrance of those Hobart and William Smith students who died in World War II. This collection documents every step of the process of the making of the Pro Patria publication and includes receipts, correspondence, associated texts, and edited copies of the publication. There is a scrapbook with a page for each individual honored, including biographical information and other primary sources. Within the collection there are letters from the 1940's from the service men and women honored. Also, correspondence from the early 1990's between the Eatons and family members of those honored and other historical institutions.
There are thirty-four Hobart men and one William Smith woman who are written about in Pro Patria. Their class years ranged from 1914 through 1947, with the majority being from the years 1940 and 1944.
1.5 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
Pro Patria was printed for remembrance of those Hobart and William Smith students who died in World War II. This collection has documentation of the process of the making of the Pro Patria publication and includes receipts, correspondences, associated texts, and edited copies of the publication.
The collection is arranged in the following series:
- Individual Information and Family Contact Information
- Thank You Letters (from recipients of the publication)
- Draft Copy and Military Insignia
- Richard Blanford Correspondence with the Eatons and various government officials
- "From Alumni/ae Office to the Eatons"
- Photographs and Negatives
- Receipts of Expenses
- Miscellanea I
- Copy Reviewed by Professor Juliet at St. Bonaventure University
- Correspondence of Capt. George Ashmun
- "Found Between Pages of Green Pro Patria Scrapbook Near Herbert Jacob Welker"
- Ed Crone and Slaughterhouse Five
- Scrapbook of individuals honored
- World War II monographs
Boxes 1-2: Archives Storage, Range 22B, Section 4
The Pro Patria collection was given to The Warren Hunting Smith Library in August, 2004 by Steven '40 and Betty '42 Eaton.
- Albury, Charles G.
- Allen, Charles R. (Charles Rynear)
- Ashmun, George M.
- Brell, Anthony N.
- Brokaw, James D.
- Brown, Nicholas V. V. F.
- Campbell, Charles L.
- Capen, Harold E., Jr.
- Coe, Cleveland B. (Cleveland Beach)
- Correspondence Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Crone , Edward Reginald, Jr.
- Davies, Elton H.
- Diviney, Carl J. (Carl John)
- Eaton, Betty Allsopp
- Eaton, Stephen W. (Donor)
- Eike, George W. (George William)
- Enright, Edward J. (Edward John)
- Gray, Chester B. (Chester Bruce)
- Greene, Robert E.
- Gregory, Ralph E., Jr. (Ralph Eugene)
- Hobart and William Smith Colleges
- Irving, Catherine R.
- Kenly, Farwell
- Lefrois, Donald A.
- Loomis, Richard C. (Richard Calvin)
- Nash, Douglas T. (Douglas Taylor)
- Rasetzki, Dietrich F. E. (Dietrich Felix E.)
- Remick, Timothy D.
- Roth, Frederick G. (Frederick George)
- Shriver, Henry H. N. (Henry Huntly Neales)
- Silver, Michael T. (Michael Theodore)
- Simone, Robert
- Slater, John T., Jr. (John Tassie)
- Steiger, Earl H. (Earl Henry)
- Thornton, Richard G.S. (Richard Granger Stoutenburgh)
- Ungerer, Maynard M.
- Van Horn, Robert W. (Robert Webster)
- War memorials Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Welker, Herbert J.
- Winchester, Russell C. (Russell Crayden)
- World War, 1939-1945 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Pro Patria collection, 1941-1946: A Finding Aid
- Brian Schubmehl
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script