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Guide to the Dr. Otto C. Pickhardt Papers
1919-circa 1970s (bulk 1942-1945)
 MS 488

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Collection processed by Megan Dolan

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on October 14, 2015
Description is in English

Container List

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 V-Mail letters from Otto Pickhardt to Helen Pickhardt 1943-1944
1943-1944
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Letters to Otto and Helen Pickhardt from others

Scope and Contents note

Includes a copy of a letter dated June 17, 1919 from Helen where she refers to her husband stationed with the American Expeditionary Forces at the Russian Prisoner’s of War Camp at Sagan, Germany.

Box: 1 Folder : 3 Telegrams and Newspaper clippings

Scope and Contents note

Newspaper clippings and telegrams relating to the 12th Evacuation Hospital, and the war. Also includes newspaper clippings from obituaries relating to Otto’s father and sister.

1939-1945
Box: 1 Folder : 4 War Memorabilia of Dr. Otto Pickhardt

Scope and Contents note

Includes dried flowers presumably collected during his time in the United Kingdom and a map of the different stations of the 12th Evacuation Hospital.

1941-1945
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Photographs
circa 1918 - 1919, circa 1942 - 1945
Oversize: OS Small Photographs of Otto and others at Russian Prisioner's of War Camp, Sagan, Germany, 1919
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Miscellaneous documents
1880, 1919, circa 1941 - 1948
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Letters from 'Paul' to his family while he served in the Vietnam War

Scope and Contents note

Letters dated by date and month, does not state the year.

circa 1960 - 1975
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Items relating to the Pickhardt’s wedding

Scope and Contents note

Includes a wedding ceremony booklet containing their marriage certificate and a wedding book containing a list of the presents they received.

February 5, 1916
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Items relating to the Pickhardt’s 50th wedding anniversary

Scope and Contents note

Includes newspaper clippings with an announcement article about their anniversary.

February 5, 1966
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Items relating to the death of Helen Pickhardt
November 11, 1969
Box: 2 Scrapbook relating to WWII

Scope and Contents note

Includes letters, telegrams, documents, and newspaper clippings relating to the 12th Evacuation Hospital and its establishment. Also includes photographs, and items of ephemera such as advertisements.

Box: 2 Guest book from the Pickhardt’s 50th wedding anniversary party
February 5, 1966