James W. Snively Papers, 1916-1975
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Brief Description: Papers of James Watson Snively (1924-1996), student of Liberal Arts and Sciences (matriculated 1942), and his family, particularly his parents, John Rowe Snively (Pre-Law 1921, Law 1923) and Mabel Ruth (nee Holland) Snively (LAS 1924), including correspondence, medical records, student records and notices, business information, photographs, postcards, books, pamphlets, maps, financial records, personal artifacts, and ephemera relating to time spent as a private in the military and Prisoner of War during World War II (1942-1945); military training at West Point (1916), Fort Benning, Georgia (1943), Camp Wolters, Texas (1943), and the Armory at the University of Illinois (1943); Veterans Administration and military paperwork; student life, events, and university construction at the University of Illinois (1916-1924, 1942-1943); University of Michigan (1916); travels through Canada, Europe, and the American Midwest and West, including Illinois and the Chicago area; the Milwaukee Sanitarium; business ventures; continuing education (1945-1950); employment; and personal affairs. The series also includes a biographical piece, a series inventory, and World War II military maps.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 26/20/198
Created by: Snively, James Watson, Holland, Mabel Ruth, Snively, John Rowe (1916-1960)
Volume: 4.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 10/30/2014.
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/2620198.pdf
Access Restrictions: This series has some folders with access restrictions. Please contact an archivist for more information.
Subject Index
European Travel
Family Life
Military Training
Prisoners of War
Reserve Officers Training Corps
Rockford, Illinois
University of Illinois
Veterans Administration
World War II