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Robert D. Mumaugh Second World War photographs and memorabilia

 Collection — Box: WWII 21, Folder: 6-9, Folder: 1-4
Identifier: 2018-165-w-r

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs and memorabilia relating to SSgt. Robert D. Mumaugh, USA during and after the Second World War. Included are photographs of SSgt. Mumaugh and a drawn picture, military documents such as his order to report and from his time overseas, as well as documents relating to leave and memorabilia from his leave in Switzerland and Belgium. Also included are two maps from 1951.

Dates

  • 1943 May 30-1945 December 11

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.

Biographical / Historical

Staff Sergeant Robert Darst Mumaugh, United States Army (7/8/1913 - 5/26/1974) was born in Michigan and lived in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was ordered to report for induction on May 15, 1943 in Indianapolis and served in the 210th and 3037th Quartermaster Bakery Company in the European Theater during the Second World War. After the war, he was given leave and enjoyed the sites in Switzerland and Belgium while stationed in the Berlin Sector. He was married to Nina Lucile Mumaugh neƩ Summers, who was the sister of Signalman Second Class Harold Edgar Summers, United States Navy (1919 - 12/7/1941) who was killed on the USS Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbor (2018-164-w-r).

Extent

0.15 Linear Feet (2 folders)

Overview

This collection contains photographs and memorabilia relating to SSgt. Robert D. Mumaugh, USA, during and after the Second World War. Included are photographs of SSgt. Mumaugh and a drawn picture, military documents as well as documents and memorabilia from his leave in Switzerland and Belgium.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by material type and subject:

Series 1, Photographs Series 2, Military documents Series 3, Leave documents and memorabilia Series 4, Maps

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Joyce Galbreath.
Title
Finding Aid for the Robert D. Mumaugh Second World War collection
Status
Completed
Author
Andrew Harman
Date
12/7/2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Contact:
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States