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Albert J. Martin collection of World War II photographs

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 1065-047

Collection Overview

The collection consists of approximately 160 photographs and negatives collected by U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Albert J. Martin during World War II. Photographs show Nazi parades, American troops and materiel, and German landscapes, buildings, and civilians. Also includes nine Holocaust atrocity photographs taken in a concentration camp near Erfurt, Germany.

Dates

  • circa 1942-1945

Creator

Language of Material

Materials in English

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

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The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Biographical Note

Albert J. Martin served as a staff sergeant with the U.S. Army during World War II.

Extent

0.25 linear feet (1 photograph album, 1 folder)

Abstract

The collection consists of approximately 160 photographs and negatives collected by U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Albert J. Martin during World War II. Photographs show Nazi parades, American troops and materiel, and German landscapes, buildings, and civilians. Also includes nine Holocaust atrocity photographs taken in a concentration camp near Erfurt, Germany.

Collection Arrangement

Materials are described at the folder level.

Acquisitions Information

Materials donated in 2004 by Liz Newcombe.

Processing Information

Processed by Rebecca McClure, October 2012.

Creator

Source

Title
Inventory of the Albert J. Martin Collection of World War II Photographs, circa 1942-1945
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by: Rebecca McClure; machine-readable finding aid created by: Rebecca McClure
Date
2013
Description rules
Dacs
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Sponsor
Funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources supported the processing of this collection and encoding of the finding aid.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Special Collections
College of Charleston Libraries
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Charleston South Carolina 29424
(843) 953-8016
(843) 953-6319 (Fax)