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William Beatty Papers, (Class of 1940), Western Maryland College Collection



Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Administrative Information

Detailed Description

Commencement, 1940

College Decals and Logos


"A Chairborne Paris-Trooper's Jorney," rememberances of World War II VE-Day

Sheet music

Pewter tray


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William Beatty Papers, (Class of 1940), Western Maryland College Collection, 1945-1990 | McDaniel College

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Collection Overview

Title: William Beatty Papers, (Class of 1940), Western Maryland College Collection, 1945-1990Add to your cart.

ID: MS/2004.50

Primary Creator: Beatty, William Edward

Extent: 6.0 Folders

Arrangement: Alphabetical

Date Acquired: 06/01/2004

Subjects: Universities and colleges, Western Maryland College, World War II

Forms of Material: Ephemera, Memorabilia, Sheet music

Languages: English


This collection contains memorabilia from William Beatty's Western Maryland College class reunions, awards given to William Beatty, and other college memorabilia. It also contains a copy of his reminiscences of VE-Day, World War II and copies of letters he sent home during this period.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

William Beatty's collection of memorabilia will be of interest to researchers studying college graduates and their relationship to their Alma Mater. The World War II reminiscences will be of interest to those researching veterans and their rememberances.

Biographical Note



Father: Charles Beatty, Monkton, MD

Mother: Lillian H. Beatty

Spouses: Lorraine Beatty


Education: B.A. Western Maryland College, 1940

Occupation:  Professor, College of Business at rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, N.Y.

Subject/Index Terms

Universities and colleges
Western Maryland College
World War II

Administrative Information

Repository: McDaniel College

Use Restrictions:

Copyright:  McDaniel College may hold copyright to sections of this material.

McDaniel College makes no representation that it is the owner of any copyright or other literary property in the materials contained in its archives, manuscript collections, and special collections unless specifically stated, (b) that in providing access to or permitting the reproduction of any such materials, McDaniel Archives does not assume any responsibility for obtaining or granting any permission to publish or use the same, and (c) that the responsibility (i) for determining the nature of any rights, and the ownership or interest therein, and for obtaining the appropriate permissions to publish or use and (ii) for determining the nature of any liabilities (including liabilities for defamation and invasion of privacy or publicity) that may arise from any publication or use, rest entirely with the researcher. 

Copying:  Papers may be copied in accordance with the Archives' usual procedures.

Acquisition Source: William E. Beatty

Acquisition Method:

Gifted to Alumni Office then transfered from Alumni Office to Archives.

World War II reminiscences sent to Hoover Library at McDaniel College directly from William Beatty.

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Preferred Citation:

William Beatty, (Class of 1940) Western Maryland College Collection; MS/2004.50, McDaniel College Archives



Box and Folder Listing

Browse by Folder:

[Folder F0000872: Commencement, 1940],
[Folder F0000873: College Decals and Logos, 1970s /1990s],
[Folder F0000874: Forty-O-Gram, 1970 and 1990],
[Folder F0000875: "A Chairborne Paris-Trooper's Jorney," rememberances of World War II VE-Day, 1945; 1995],
[Folder F0000876: Sheet music, 1914 and 1938],
[Folder F0000878: Pewter tray, May, 1990],
[Folder F0000879: Paperweight, circa 1980s],

Folder F0000879: Paperweight, circa 1980sAdd to your cart.
Small square paperweight with Western Maryland College seal

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