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Ruth M. Deviney's soldier diary

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: RH MS P642


Ruth M. Deviney's soldier's diary with entries from May 1941 - October 1945.


  • Creation: May 1941-October 1945


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of Ruth M. Deviney

Ruth M. Deviney, from Atchison, Kansas, served as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army Nurse Corps (ANC). She joined the ANC in May 1941 and part of her service took place in the South Pacific during World War Ii. She was discharged in September 1945.


1 volume (11 cm)

Language of Materials


Scope and Contents

Ruth M. Deviney's diary, We’re in the Army Now: a soldier’s service diary, contains sparse, brief entries about duty shifts, travel destinations, etc, from May 1941 to October 1945. There are also some address listings.

Physical Location

RH MS P642

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Charles Apfelbaum, 2000

Guide to the Ruth M. Deviney Collection
Ruth M. Deviney's soldier diary
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Ruth M. Deviney Collection , Kansas Collection, RH MS P642, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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