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Richard E. Anderson papers

 Collection — Container: Single Folder Collections - 2018 Box, Folder: 18.0016 - Folder 1
Identifier: 18.0016

Scope and Contents

This collection relates to Private First Class Richard E. Anderson who served with Company L, 381st Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division, during World War II in the Philippine Islands and Okinawa. The collection includes a letter, memoir, and newspaper clippings.


  • Creation: 1944-1946
  • Creation: Date acquired: 2018-05-21


Language of Materials

English .

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to all researchers.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to quote, publish, broadcast or otherwise reproduce from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Associate Dean for Special Collections & Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Florida State University Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

Biographical or Historical Information

Richard E. Anderson was born in Omaha, Nebraska on August 25, 1924. He served with the 96th Infantry Division during World War II in the Pacific Theater. Anderson entered his first combat in an assault landing in Leyte Gulf, Philippine Islands, between Tanauan and Dulag, on October 20, 1944. Anderson also participated in the Okinawa campaign and landing during the first day on April 1, 1944. He was discharged in 1946. Anderson passed away on September 20, 2002, in Omaha, Nebraska.


1 folders

Custodial History

Transferred from the Institute on World War II and the Human Experience to FSU Libraries Special Collections & Archives in July 2022.

Source of Acquisition

Robert A. Paterson (Cousin of Richard E. Anderson)

Richard E. Anderson papers 18.0016
Michael G. Kasper
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Repository Details

Part of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Repository

Tallahassee FL 32306 US