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Ava Spencer Collection

Identifier: FLSC-AS-04252017
Overview The booklets contained in this collection deal with the Soviet Army and were compiled by the United States Defense Intelligence Agency and the Combat Studies Institute. The reports are from the U.S. Army regarding the operations the 12th Army Group and the 4th Armored Division underwent during 1944-1945.

Cecil B. and Laura G. Currey Archive of Military History

Identifier: FLSC-CLGAMH-04262017
Overview The collection contains items on the American Revolution, the Civil War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam Conflict. Correspondence, memorabilia, telegrams, photographs, declassified Army documents, reports, newspapers, journals, manuscripts, teaching materials, and transcripts of interviews are among many things that are a part of this distinctive collection.

Dana Chwan Collection

Identifier: FLSC-DC-04252017
Overview Dana Chwan was the wife of First Lieutenant Michael Chwan, an Air Force pilot shot down over North Vietnam at the beginning of the war. He was listed on the Missing in Action and Prisoner of War lists for years until 2/3 of his teeth and a piece of his jaw bone were identified. Those remains of Lt. Chwan are now buried in Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C.Because of Lt. Chwan's involvement with the Vietnamese conflict, Dana Chwan was extremely active in POW/MIA Affairs...

Donna Malsom Library

Identifier: FLSC-DML-07/10/2017
Overview The Donna Malsom Library contains books and videos regarding the Smoky Hill Trail and the area surrounding it.

Dorman Lehman Collection

Identifier: FLSC-DLC-05012017
Overview The Dorman Lehman Collection contains materials relating to the Overland Trails with an emphasis on the Leavenworth and Pike’s Peak Express. The collection of maps, research notes, correspondence, articles, and surveys was given to the Smoky Hill Trail Association by Mr. Lehman at the annual conference in Russell, Kansas in October 2014.

Edmund Pfannenstiel Collection

Identifier: FLSC-EP-04272017
Overview The Edmund Pfannenstiel Collection includes wartime logs, letters and correspondence, service records and honors from his time as a prisoner of war in Stalag IX B during World War II.

Lawrence E. Osswald Collection

Identifier: FLSC-LEOC-08012017
Scope and Contents The collection is from Lawrence E. Osswald’s time in Hays, Kansas where he served as Corporal in the US Army 480th MPEG Company in a American Prisoner-of War camp for Germans POW’s. The camp was located on the grounds of the Agricultural Experiment Station south of Hays. Most of the photographs are copies of pictures that were taken by L. C. Aicher who was the superintendent at the Fort Hays Experiment Station during this time. Film no. 2867C by L. C. Aicher (Information regarding Mr. Aicher is...

Smoky Hill Trail Association Archive

Identifier: FLSC-SmTHAA-05012017
Overview The Smoky Hill Trail Association was established in 2007 to preserve, promote and interpret the heritage of the Smoky Hill Trail which ran from Atchison, Kansas to Denver, Colorado beginning in 1859. The archives of the Association are located in Forsyth Library on the campus of Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas.

Susan Bastion Thisler Collection

Identifier: FLSC-SBT-04272017
Scope and Contents The collection contains biographies of Susan and John Thisler, military records of Susan, and materials regarding the Korean War.

The Moore Papers

Identifier: FLSC-GMP-04262017
Scope and Contents This collection contains various manuals used for training and classes at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Newspaper clippings, course materials, lesson plans, maps, notebooks, periodicals, and books all dealing with U.S. Military are also part of the collection. Buddy Moore’s 201 Forms and correspondence and newspaper clippings about his murder comprise one file box.

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