University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the John Pearce Manuscript, undated



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Pearce, John
Title: Pearce, John, Papers
Dates: undated
Abstract: A CD containing a copy of “Footprints of a Private With the Texas Army” and a paper synopsis of the book comprise the John Pearce Manuscript.
Accession No.: 2012-139
Extent: 1/2 in., 1 CD
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Frank Webster Pearce served during World War II in the Texas 36th Division as well as in the 111th Engineer Combat Battalion in the North African, Italian, and German theaters. His son, John Allen Pearce, wrote “Footprints of a Private With the Texas Army,” based on his father’s diary and correspondence.


Scope and Contents

A CD containing a copy of “Footprints of a Private With the Texas Army” and a paper synopsis of the book comprise the John Pearce Manuscript.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Pearce, John Allen -- Archives
Pearce, Frank Webster -- Archives
Subjects (Organizations)
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 36th
Subjects
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.

Related Material

Forms part of the Institute for Studies in Military History


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

John Pearce Manuscript, undated, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Ryder Kouba, May 2012.


Detailed Description of the Papers

 

Inventory

box
2.325/G139l CD with manuscript, synopsis of book