Scrapbook for Soldiers, December 1941-January 1947

Collection: The Scrapbook Collection

Call No.: MG-434, Box R004

Title: Scrapbook for Soldiers, December 1941-January 1947

Dates:December 1941-January 1947

Extent: 5 volumes

Creator: Miss Helen Buck, compiler.

Repository: LancasterHistory (Organization); PV7

Shelving Location: Archives South, Side 22

System of Arrangement:

Book 1: Scrapbook for Soldiers, 8 December 1941-31 December 1942

Book 2: Scrapbook for Soldiers, 3 January 1943-1 January 1944

Book 3: Scrapbook for Soldiers, 1 January 1944-29 June 1944

Book 4: Scrapbook for Soldiers, 17 October 1944-8 April 1945

Book 5: Scrapbook for Soldiers, September 1945-January 1947

Scope and Content:   This collection of five scrapbooks is a pictorial history and news history recollecting Lancaster County’s involvement in World War II. It discusses innovations and advancement made technologically during the war. The books contain articles about local soldiers who were stationed around the world during World War II in places such as Normandy, Italy, New Guinea, Africa, Japan, France, Philippines, Iceland, Australia, Ireland, and Guadalcanal. There are also lists of soldiers in each of the books either announcing commissions, promotions, prisoners of war, missing in action and/or killed in action during World War II.

 Conditions for Access: Books 1-5: Please make an appointment with the archivist.

Conditions Governing Reproductions: May not be photocopied. Please contact Research Staff or Archives Staff with questions.

Language: English

Source of Acquisition: Source unknown.


World War II, 1939- 1945.

World War II, 1939- 1945 — Casualties.

World War II, 1939- 1945 — Missing in action.

World War II, 1939- 1945 — Prisoners and prisons.

World War II, 1939- 1945 — Women in war.

World War II, 1939- 1945 — War and society.

Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943.


Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)

Lancaster County (Pa.) — History, local.

Lancaster (Pa.)

Columbia (Pa.)

Ephrata (Pa.)





Custodial History: Previously housed in the Scrapbook Collection, Book 21.

Cataloged by: CRB, October 2007.

This project was funded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, ME60112, 2007-2008.