University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Alex Bond Corder Papers, 1927, 1937-1957, 1986-2000



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Corder, Alex Bond.
Title: Alex Bond Corder Papers
Dates: 1927, 1937-1957, 1986-2000
Abstract: Newspaper clippings, photographs, certificates, and correspondence relate to Alex Bond Corder's childhood in Texas and army service in China. Also included are papers relating to his late wife Naomi and her naval service.
Accession No.: 92-383; 2000-231; 2000-248; 2000-111; 2010-047
OCLC No.: 35175065
Extent: 1 1/2 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Alex Bond Corder spent his childhood in Mercedes and Sinton, Texas, and spent his tour of duty in China while serving in the U.S. Army, 1946-1947. Corder married Naomi “Jo” Langenderfer, who served in the U.S. Navy WAVES, 1944-1946.


Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings, photographs, certificates, and correspondence relate to Alex Bond Corder's childhood in Texas and army service in China. Also included are papers relating to his late wife Naomi and her naval service, as well as a project by fourth graders at the Nanny Elementary School in Riviera, Texas, to describe the school to Mr. Corder.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions

Unrestricted use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Corder, Alex Bond, 1927- - - Archives.
Corder, Naomi Langenderfer.
Subjects (Organizations)
United States. Army - - Medals, badges, decorations, etc.
United States. Naval Reserve. Women’s Reserve.
Places
Mercedes (Tex.)

Separated Material

Some material has been separated to the Artifacts Collection.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alex Bond Corder Papers, 1927, 1937-1957, 1986-2000, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Revised with addition 2010-047 by Laurel Rozema, March 2010.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

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3B29 Correspondence and envelopes, 1946
Newspaper clippings, 1946, 1957
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3J301 Nanny Elementary School, Riviera, TX, 4th grade project, 1999
News clipping, August 21, 1955
Sacramento Ex-WAVES: The Waves We Were, Personal Sketches, 1986
Certificate of Recognition signed by Secretary of Defense William S. Cohen, 1998
Photographs:
Riviera Elementary School class picture, 1937
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3S44 Alex B. Corder, May 7, 1927, undated
"Logan Heights Boot Camp, part of Fort Bliss [El Paso, Texas]"
Naomi Corder’s funeral services
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2.325/D36a Certificate of Award from the National Government, Republic of China (in Chinese with translation), September 10, 1947
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3H24 Correspondence, 1999, 2000
Naomi “Jo” (Langenderfer) Corder:
Autobiographical naval service sketch, undated
Photocopies of naval discharge papers, May 1946