Fort Wood News

Accession Number:  MA 99:06
Location:  Manuscript stacks, row 12
Dates:  1941 - 1945
Size:  2 boxes
Creator/Collector:  Collected by Austin Bridgman
Acquisition info:  Donated by Patricia Bridgman (daughter of above) on June 25, 1999.
Accruals:  No accruals expected
Custodial history:  Collection created in Special Collections in 1999.
Language:  English
Processed by:  Jean Gosebrink, 1999; Sarah Cain, October 2014
Conservation notes: Issues placed within an archival box. Unbuffered tissue paper between volumes.
Scope and Content: The Fort Wood News was a weekly publication out of Rolla-Lebanon, Missouri (v.1:nos.1-10) and later Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri (v.1:no.11-). “Official publication of one of the Nation’s largest military establishments.” The Media Archives holds an incomplete run of the paper (v.1: no. 2 - v.5: no. 37; March 14, 1941-Nov. 16, 1945). Volume 1: number 1 was published on March 7, 1941. Austin Bridgman was the editor.
Arrangement:  Chronological
Restrictions:  Copyright
Remarks:  Jean Gosebrink accession number Ge-399.

Fort Wood News
1941 - 1945
2 flat Hollingers; 3.0 cu. ft.

Box/Folder Description
 1/1  Finding aid
 1/-  Volume 1. Nos. 2-11, 13, 18, 28-52 (March 14, 1941 – Friday, March 6, 1942). Two copies of nos. 7 and 10. Three copies of no. 8.
 1/-  Volume 2. Nos. 1-52 (Friday, March 13, 1942 – Friday, March 5, 1943). Two different issues marked no. 4.
 1/-  Volume 3. Nos. [1]-19, 21-29, 32-52 (Friday, March 12, 1943 – Friday, March 3, 1944). v.3:no.1 is printed as v.2:no.26 (Friday, March 12, 1943).
 1/-  Volume 4. Nos. 1-52. (Friday, March 10, 1944 – Friday, March 2, 1945). Two issues marked no. 4.
 1/-  Volume 5. No. 1-37. (Friday, March 10, 1945 – Friday, November 16, 1945). Three copies of no. 6.
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