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Title: Thompson Family Papers

Dates: 1940-2007

Collection Number: 11019

Quantity: 1.5 feet

Abstract: Consists of correspondence, photographs, slides, newspaper clippings, certificate, a scrapbook, and publications documenting family members Gordon C., Mrs. Gordon C. (Aileen), Maurice E., Maury C., and Mrs. John Thompson. Maurice E. and Maury C. Thompson served in World War II and Vietnam.

Provenance: Diane Larson donated the Thompson Family Papers to the State Historical Society of North Dakota in September 2008. The Museum Division of the State Historical Society of North Dakota transferred additional material in November 2008.

Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to
this collection.

Copyrights: Copyrights to this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs. Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code or an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.

Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection, title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota all bibliographic references.

Transfer: The Saturday Evening Post, February 15, 1964 issue was offered to State Archives publications.



1 Correspondence 1940-2007
2 Photographs 1940-1960
3 Ephemera 1943-1955
4 Service Records, Gordon C. 1944-1962
5 Scrapbook 1940s
6 Newspaper Clippings 1940s




Air mail envelope from Rt. Maury Thompson RA 16946247 Co B 1968 1st Brigade, 4th Platoon, USATC Fort Lewis, Washington 98433 sent to Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Thompson, Bismarck, ND

Certificate honoring the death of 2nd Lieutenant Maurice E. 1942 Thompson in the line of duty in March of 1942 (loose)

Slides - around Bismarck, North Dakota (loose) 196-

Slides - most from Vietnam, around the Army camp and in a 196- city (loose)(5 magazines)

1 Photograph - 4th Platoon B Company 1st Brigade 11th Cycle Graduation 1968 August 1968. U.S. Army Training Center, Fort Lewis, Washington (names and signatures on back of print)
2 Photograph - Fort Sill, Arty CBT LDR BN 13B 13-69 on sign in front of 196- four rows of 38 men in Army uniforms. Artillery Combat Leader Battalion Personnel Roster in frame behind photograph
3 Photograph - Five rows of 43 men in khaki short-sleeve uniforms. Red 196- and yellow flag in front (Air Defense Artillery). "1" in right corner, E3 in left corner

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