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M-421: James Swift WWII Collection

Repository: St. Louis Mercantile Library Special Collections

Title: M-421: James Swift WWII Collection

Date: Circa 1945

Extent: 0.5 Cubic feet

Location note: Archives

Language: English 

Abstract: Objects belonging to former Waterways Journal editor, James Verdin Swift, relating to his service during World War II.

Scope and Content noteUniform, two scrapbooks of news clippings, photographs, and realia, and "Volcano Forward" an unpublished work about Headquarters Company, Fifth Armored Division.

Controlled Access Headings:


  • World War, 1939-1945

Conditions Governing Access note: This collection is open for research. 

Conditions Governing Use note: 

Access Restrictions: Due to the rare and fragile nature of this resource, reproduction of the collection’s materials must be reviewed by library staff. Please contact the Library at 314-516-7247 for more information.

Copyright Information: The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property, and libel laws as they apply.

Fee Services: Fees associated with staff research time, cost recovery in reproductions processing time and materials, and licensing may apply.

Preferred Citation noteThe preferred citation for this collection is "From the collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at UM - St. Louis."