Guide to the Harold A. Richardson Diary 1941-1945
Cage 644

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Richardson, Harold A.
Title
Harold A. Richardson Diary
ID
Cage 644
Date [inclusive]
1941-1945
Extent
1.0 box
General Physical Description note
.25 feet of linear shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of World War II diary entries written by Harold A. Richardson between December 7, 1941 and August 8, 1945.

Preferred Citation note

Harold A. Richardson Diary, 1941-1945

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections Washington State University Libraries Pullman, WA

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Biographical/Historical note

Harold A. Richardson (circa 1913-1976) was born in Pullman, Washington where he attended the State College of Washington and graduated in 1935 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech. Richardson was later assigned to General Staff Corps in 1941 and became active in motion pictures.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of World War II diary entries written by Harold A. Richardson between December 7, 1941 and August 8, 1945. It is comprised of 74 pages of loose-leaf entries, a nine page typescript titled "Oahu to Tarawa," and one leather-bound diary with 41 leaves of manuscript text.

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Arrangement note

The collection is arranged in a single series, maintaining the original order of Harold A. Richardson's entries with the exception of the leather-bound diary's location at the end of the series.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries 2013

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Conditions Governing Use note

Copyright restrictions may apply.

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Military
  • Soldiers -- United States -- Diaries
  • Soldiers -- Washington (State) -- Diaries
  • Washington (State)
  • World War, 1939-1945

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