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Name Stamps, William Perry, Jr., 1914-2006
Archives Entries 23
Object Entries 4
Photo Entries 1

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Papers - Stamps, William Perry, Jr. (1914-2006)

Chiefly incoming letters to Stamps while he served in the Air Force during World War II. Inlcuded are report cards, sympathy letters to Stamps upon the death of his aunt and guardian, Sallie Hills, local happenings, in Bowling Green, Kentucky, and a small notebook of flower orders kept by Stamps while in the Air Force.

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Papers - Varlie, Margaret (Roemer) (1896-1976)

Christmas letter written by Margaret Varlie in 1963. Includes information about traveling in New England and in the Orient. - MSS

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Papers - Hills, Henry E., 1917-1975

Letter written by Henry E. Hills to his cousin, William P. Stamps, during World War II. The letter describes a battle at Sicily, Italy. Hills makes some deprecatory remarks about the Italians and notes the brave German soldiers. He also talks about guns being used and airplanes.

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Papers - Stamps, William Perry, Jr., 1914-2006

Memorandum book containing names, addresses, and notes to be sent with flower orders collected by William Perry Stamps, Jr. while serving in the military during World War II. The orders were sent to Deemer Floral Company, Bowling Green, Kentucky, Stamps's former employer.

Image of Records - Stamps, William Perry, Jr., 1914-2006

Records - Stamps, William Perry, Jr., 1914-2006

Items related to Stamps's military service in World War II; also includes a note from a friend in Casablanca sending New Year's greetings in 1953

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Papers - WKU Veterans History Project

Biographical data sheets and video interviews conducted with U.S. war veterans in western Kentucky as part of the Veterans History Project, created by Congress in 2000. Dr. Gary L. Villereal, regional project coordinator.

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Papers - Wesley, John

Tape of the funeral service for William Perry Stamps held on 20 January 2006 at the Johnson-Vaughn-Phelps Funeral Home in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Mr. Stamps was interred in Fairview Cemetery, Bowling Green, Kentucky.

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William Perry Stamps memorial card -

Laminated memorial card for William Perry "Bill" Stamps, 91, of Bowling Green, KY. Died Monday, January 16, 2006. 22.1 x 7.6 cm. (folded)

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Willliam Perry Stamps funeral card -

"In Memory" funeral program for Mr. William Perry Stamps, born Sunday December 20, 1914, died Monday January 16, 2006. Services Friday, January 20, 2006. Bowling Green, Ky. 14.1 x 10.7 cm. (folded) Library's second copy housed as F-660.

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Batesville Casket Company pre-interment warranty certificate -

Pre-Interment Warranty Certificate from Batesville Casket Company, Inc., Johnson-Vaughn-Phelps Funeral Home, Bowling Green, Ky., for William Perry Stamps, January 16, 2006. 22.1 x 9.1 cm. (folded)

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Papers - Stamps, William Perry, 1914-2006

World War II correspondence of William Perry Stamps, Jr., a native of Bowling Green, Kentucky, which includes chiefly letters (99) to Sallie Hills, Bowling Green, and Laura H. Savord (37), Lakeland, Florida. Stamps was stationed at military bases in Indiana, Texas, Mississippi, and Italy. Also includes letters of George L. Smith, native of Bowling Green, to Sallie Hills.

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Records - Stamps, William Perry, Jr., 1914-2006

Postcard about a Bowling Green High School 1934 class meeting, 1937; newsletters (3), from the 87th Depot Repair Squadron, 1945; army ration card, 1945; miscellaneous papers related to William Perry Stamps' release from the army, 1945; and a letter from a Moroccan friend, 1948.

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Bill & Rosalyn Stamps 50th Anniversary [celebration invitation] -

50th wedding anniversary celebration invitation which reads: Ruth Jerd and Jonathan Jeffrey invite you to celebrate the Fiftieth Wedding Anniversary of Bill and Rosalyn Stamps at an Open House on Sunday, the twenty-fourth of August Nineteen hundred and ninety-seven from two to four o'clock in the afternoon at 817 Wakefield Bowling Green, Kentucky No Gifts Please Stationery features embossed lovebirds and roses. It is copyrighted by Taylor Corp. 1992. 12.7 x 16.8 cm. Folded

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William Perry Stamps memorial card - Harris, W. L.

Memorial card for William Perry Stamps (Dec. 20, 1914 - Jan.16, 2006). Services held at Johnson-Vaughn-Phelps Funeral Home with Dr. John Wesley officiating. Interment at Fairview Cemetery. Includes the poem "Safely Home." Cover includes the words "In Memory." 14 x 10.8 cm. Library's second copy housed as F-734.

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Stick with Stamps 3rd Vice [sticker] -

Sticker reading: STICK with STAMPS 3rd VICE Illustrated with the outline of a stamp and a caricature of William P. Stamps. 8 x 5.7 cm. Library holds two copies.

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Grand Lodge Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks [envelope] -

Envelope with return address which reads: Grand Lodge Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks United States of America William P. Stamps Committee on Credentials 817 Wakefield Avenue Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101 10.5 x 23.9 cm.

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Grand Lodge Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks [letterhead] -

Letterhead for the Grand Lodge Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, United States of America which includes the names and addresses of the Grand Exalted Ruler, the Grand Secretary, and the District Deputy Grand Exalted Ruler, Kentucky, West. The latter being William P. Stamps. 27.7 x 21.5 cm.

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Kentucky Elks Association [envelope] -

Envelope for the Kentucky Elks Association, Office of the President, William P. Stamps, 817 Wakefield Ave., Bowling Green, Ky 42101. 10.5 x 24.1 cm.

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Elks Valentine's Dance [ticket] -

Ticket for the Valentine's Dance at the Elks Lodge, Corner of Main & College Street, Saturday, February 14th, 1987, 8:00-12:00 Live Band Hors d'oeuvres $10.00 Per Person 5.3 x 9 cm.

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Bowling Green Lodge No. 320, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks [letterhead] -

Letterhead for the Bowling Green Lodge No. 320, Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, Instituted July 11, 1895, 340 East Main Street, Bowling Green, Ky. 42101 Illlustrated with an Elks symbol at top. 27.7 x 21.5 cm.