John T. Holliday, Jr. Papers, 1987
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Brief Description: Papers of John T. Holliday, Jr. (1987), B.S. Mechanical Engineering '46, contain a typewritten memoir titled "The Past as Interpreted by John T. Holliday, Jr.," documenting Holliday's family history, experiences growing up on a farm in Depression-era Pana, Illinois, and life as a student at the University of Illinois during World War II. The memoir includes descriptions of university life, engineering coursework and students, enlistment in the Army ROTC, and combat in the European Theater during the war.
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]
Record Series Number: 26/20/163
Created by: Holliday, John T., Jr. (1923-2009)
Volume: 0.2 cubic feet
Acquired: 04/25/2013.
Arrangement: Chronological.
Access Restrictions: None.
Subject Index
Engineering Graduates
Mechanical Engineering Department
World War II
Languages of Materials
English [eng]