Douglas Dickerson Papers 1943-2006

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Creator
Dickerson, Doug, 1920-
Size
1 linear foot (1 archival box, 1 oversize folder)
Call number
MC 00090

The Douglas Dickerson Papers contain personal information about Dickerson, such as his time at North Carolina State; his military service during World War II and awards, including the French Legion of Honor; his family; reproductions of photographs; and a DVD “Video Tribute to Doug Dickerson,” and two badges. Also included is information about the 82nd Airborne Division and photocopies of materials about various military battles and maps. Several posters contain composite photographs and materials documenting the 82nd Airborne Division and Dickerson’s military achievements.

Douglas Dickerson (1920- ) attended North Carolina State College (later North Carolina State University) from 1939 to 1942. During World War II Dickerson served in the 82nd Airborne Division, which was involved in D-Day and the Battle of the Bulge. Dickerson received many awards for his military service, including the Chevalier of the Legion of Honor (France) in 2006.

Biographical/historical note

Douglas Dickerson (1920- ) attended North Carolina State College (later North Carolina State University) from 1939 to 1942. During World War II Dickerson served in the 82nd Airborne Division, which was involved in D-Day and the Battle of the Bulge. Dickerson received many awards for his military service, including the Chevalier of the Legion of Honor (France) in 2006.

Scope/content

The Douglas Dickerson Papers contain personal information about Dickerson, such as his time at North Carolina State; his military service during World War II and awards, including the French Legion of Honor; his family; reproductions of photographs; and a DVD “Video Tribute to Doug Dickerson,” and two badges. Also included is information about the 82nd Airborne Division and photocopies of materials about various military battles and maps. Several posters contain composite photographs and materials documenting the 82nd Airborne Division and Dickerson’s military achievements.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Douglas Dickerson Papers, MC 00090, Special Collections Research Center, NC State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Douglas Dickerson, 19 January 2007 (Accn. no. 2007-0022).

Processing information

Processed by Aaron Cusick, August 2009; encoded by Aaron Cusick, August 2009

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Personal Information and Reminiscences
Box 1, Folder 1
Photographs
Box 1, Folder 2
Dickerson Brothers
Box 1, Folder 3
82nd Airborne Division
Box 1, Folder 4
Legion of Honor
Box 1, Folder 5
Video Tribute to Doug Dickerson
Box 1, Folder 6
Badges
Box 1, Folder 7
Portfolio Folder
Box 1, Folder 8
Norkyke, Phil. Four Stars of Valor: The Combat History of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment in World War II . St. Paul, MN: Zenith Press, 2006.
Box 1, Folder 9
Posters
Flat folder 1 of 1
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Access to the collection

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Douglas Dickerson Papers, MC 00090, NC State University Libraries Special Collections Research Center

Use of these materials

The nature of the NC State University Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NC State University Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.