Howard Linder Papers

Summary Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Linder, Howard L.
Howard Linder papers
1943-1945, 1952
0.5 Cubic feet

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: "Item title, Collection title, Collection Identifier, Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections, East Lansing, Michigan."

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Howard Linder graduated from Michigan State College (now Michigan State University) in 1937. His wife, Marian Linder (nee Richardson), graduated from MSC in 1938.

Linder served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War II and served in the "The Hump" area of India and China.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of letters from Howard Linder to his wife while he was in the war, military insignia pins, patches, diaries, and photographs.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections September 16, 2015

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Michigan State University. Class of 1937.
  • United States. Army. Signal Corps.


  • Diaries
  • Ephemera
  • Letters (correspondence)
  • Photographs

Personal Name(s)

  • Linder, Howard L.
  • Pierce, William L.


  • World War, 1939-1945

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

"Brahmaputra, the Not So Sacred Bull" undated 

5433 1

"Beauty at Hastings Mill" by Colonel Robert Bruce White undated 

5433 2

Correspondence 1943-1945 

Box Folder


5433 3


5433 4

Telegrams 1944 

5433 5

Diaries 1943-1945 

Box Folder

Produced in India and contains Army related information December 25, 1943 - December 31, 1944 

5433 6

War Area Services Corps Diary, China 1945 

5433 7
Box Folder

Fraternity Decals undated 

5433 8

Map. India undated 

5433 9

V-Mail April 26, 1944 

5433 10

Photographs undated 

Box Folder

Fort Leavenworth, Kansas undated 

5433 11

Howard Linder undated 

5433 12

Howard Linder - Photo in Lid of Memory Box undated 

5433 13

Linder with Group of Military Men and One Lady undated 

5433 14

Older Couple with family 1952 

5433 15

Ephemera undated 

Box Folder

Military Patches undated 

5433 16

Military Pins undated 

5433 17

Memory Box undated 

5433 18