Adrian Waterstraat Papers

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Adrian Waterstraat Papers
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Call Number: D.452
Dates: 1944-1953
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Arrangement
Subject(s)
Processing Information
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
World War II
Collection Overview
Title: Adrian Waterstraat Papers
Call Number: D.452
Dates: 1944-1953
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Adrian Waterstraat was born in 1908 in Macedon, New York. Before fighting in World War II, he worked as a truck driver. Waterstraat entered active duty in March 1944 and fought in several battles that took place in Central Europe and Germany . Early in 1945, Waterstraat was taken prisoner and held in Germany. Upon the war's conclusion, Waterstraat received the Good Conduct, European African Middle Eastern Campaign, and World War II Victory medals for his service.

Scope and Content
The Adrian Waterstraat Papers are comprised of one series: Personal Papers. This series documents Waterstraat's service during World War II. Included in this collection are Waterstraat's military record, items related to his prisoner of war status, as well as one letter he wrote to his wife during his internment. Also included in this collection are several medals and awards.

Arrangement
The Adrian Waterstraat Papers are arranged in the order in which they were donated.

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
World War (1939-1945)
Waterstraat, Adrian August, 1908- 2003
Processing Information
This collection was processed by Lori Birrell in 2012. Finding aid written by Lori Birrell in 2012.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Adrian Waterstraat Papers were made a gift of Linda Waterstraat, 2005.Access
The Adrian Waterstraat Papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Adrian Waterstraat Papers, D.452, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Lori Birrell
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
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Finding aid publication date: February 17, 2012
Content List
World War II
Box 1, Folder 1Records


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