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Joseph B. Clements collection

Joseph B. Clements collection

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Finding aid for the Joseph B. Clements collection

BC.MSS.00.29

Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas, 72201
(501) 320-5700

July 8, 2014



Repository: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Creator:Clements, Joseph Bennett, Jr., 1918-1979
Title: Joseph B. Clements collection
Dates: Bulk, 1941-1945
Dates: 1941-1978
Quantity: 1.9 Linear feet
Abstract:This collection contains photographs, correspondence, and other materials related primarily to Joseph Clement's military service during World War II.
Identification: BC.MSS.00.29
Language: English
Permanent URL:http://purl.oclc.org/arstudies/bc-mss-0029

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically and by subject matter.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs, correspondence, and other materials related primarily to Joseph Clement's military service during World War II, including scrapbooks and photograph albums. It also contains some materials related to Clement's post-military life.


Biographical Information

Joseph B. Clements, born ca. 1918, was the third child of Charles A. and Nellie May Clements.

Clements enlisted in the Army Air Corps on May 19, 1941, while he was living in Wausau, Wisconsin. He was stationed in Hawaii and on Canton Island in the south Pacific.

After the war, Clements worked for a time as a taxi driver and later as a truck driver. Clements was active in the Masons, and his wife Reba Mae was active in the Order of the Eastern Star in Little Rock. He also enjoyed bowling and writing poetry--especially acrostics.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Clements, Joseph Bennett, Jr., 1918-1979
Poetry -- Arkansas.
Ryan, Thomas M.
World War, 1939-1945.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Restrictions on Use

Non-circulating, in-house use only.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Joseph B. Clements collection, MSS.00.29, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Arkansas Studies Institute

Acquisition Information

Donated by Thomas Ryan, 2000


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