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Robert Saveland papers

Robert Saveland papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Robert Saveland papers
Creator: Saveland, Robert, 1921-
Inclusive Dates: 1943-1994
Language: English
Extent: 3.75 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Collection Number: ms3937
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Robert Nelson Saveland was born in 1921 in East Cleveland, OH. He served in the US Naval Reserve during WWII participating in the Normandy landing at Omaha Beach. After the war, Dr. Saveland became a geography teacher in Kirkwood, Missouri. He joined the faculty of University of Georgia College of Education in 1968 teaching social science education until his retirement in 1985.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of personal papers and clippings from WWII including a handmade box containing books on marine navigation. There are several WWII awards and medals. Some papers and published articles are included from Dr. Saveland's involvement in local geography and development.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Robert Saveland papers, ms 3937, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Dams -- Georgia.
Geography -- Study and teaching.
Scrapbooks
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medals.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related audiovisual materials from this collection are housed in the Walter J. Brown Media Archive: http://purl.libs.uga.edu/brown/har-ms3937/bmac-coll


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Oral history transcript, 1993
 
12WWII story
 
13Médaille du jubilé certificate, 1994
 
14Photographs - USS LST 533 crew
 
15Photograph - Robert Saveland
 
16Savannah River writing and clippings, 1975-1984, undated
 
17Trotters Shoals Richard B. Russell Project (articles and clippings), 1975-1978
 
boxitem
21LST (landing ship tank) model
 
22French Normandy commemorative Medal
 
23American Campaign medal
 
24European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign medal
 
25WWII Victory medal
 
26Combat Action ribbon
 
27Honorable Service lapel pin
 
28Legion of Honour medal
 
29D-Day WWII Veteran badge
 
box
3WWII scrapbook, 1947
 
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MLSHandmade wooden box containing marine navigation books (built by Saveland to carry his books when he joined the Navy)