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Resler, Walter H., Papers

 Collection — Container: M1990-01
Identifier: M1990-01

Scope and Contents

Personal papers, 1904-1964, of Walter H. Resler, Brooklyn, New York and Pensacola, Florida including correspondence, photographs, clippings, imprints, glass negatives, periodicals, and microfilm. Subjects include the history of Brooklyn, Huntington, and Long Island, New York; Abraham Lincoln; World War II, including mobilization, scrap metal drives, and the American Legion of Huntington's Honor Roll of servicemen and women in World War II. Correspondents include Bernard M. Baruch and Thomas E. Dewey. Photographs include the Brooks, Resler, and Sanders families; West Palm Beach, Florida; Mexico and Mexico City, and related topics.


See oversize folder for original World War II Poster collection.

Other books and periodicals donated were transferred to the library's book collections, including the Rare Book Room. A list of these is available in the accession file.

Resler's collection of historical newspapers is listed as a separate collection. Approximately five boxes of newspapers dealing with World War II and aviation were transferred to the National Museum of Naval Aviation for use in their collections.


  • Created: 1904-1964
  • Other: Date acquired: 09/00/1990


Conditions Governing Access

Open to researchers, dependent on our compliance with U.S. Copyright Law, HIPPA requirements, donor agreements and other applicable state and federal statutes. Occasionally we may need to review a collection before permitting immediate access.

Conditions Governing Use

Digital photography, scanning, and photocopying of materials is prohibited. Permission may be granted by the Special Collections Librarian for such reprography dependent on issues of copyright, ownership, condition, donor agreements, etc. In general, staff do not make reproductions of copyright materials or materials for which title is not owned by the institution. Recent revisions in the U.S. Copyright Law extended the copyright of correspondence, letters, and other personal papers to the life of the author plus seventy years.


820.00 items

Arrangement Note

Alphabetical (Subject Files); Publications in Box 1

Source of Acquisition

Barbara Ann Resler Weeks, Pensacola, Fla., September 1990

Accruals and Additions

Additions 04/22/2004

Processing Information

Revised 04/22/2004

Cataloged 10/28/1991
Resler, Walter H., Papers
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the UWF University Archives and West Florida History Center Repository

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