Scope and Contents
The collection consists of a World War I diary (1917-1919), administrative papers of the Provost Marshal, Los Angeles and Arizona, and of Service Command Unit 4910, Los Angeles (1942-1944), and seven albums of photographs (1911-1924), and mementos.
There is also a scrapbook made by the officers of the S.C. 21 4910 for Lt. Col Fuecker filled with correspondence, military memos, photographs of soldiers and places visited (the Phillippines), and mementos such as military patches, travel ephemera, and a Japanese diary found by Fuecker in Manila in 1945.
The photographs document the people and activities of Fuecker's military units.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.
Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
Fred Michael Fuecker (1895-1975) was born in Cold Springs, Minnesota. He enlisted in the Army in 1911, and by 1917 was Regimental Sergeant Major, 1st Minnesota Field Artillery. He was commissioned 1st lieutenant, F.A., Minnesota National Guard in 1917, and went to France, serving with the 151st Field Artillery, 42nd Division, A.E.F. After the war he was in the Field Artillery Reserve. In WWII he served with the Military Police Corps in Arizona, California and the Philippines. He retired in 1955.
5 linear feet (11 containers)
Language of Materials
Fred Michael Fuecker (1895-1975) served in the military from 1911-1955, including World War I and World War II. The collection consists of a World War I diary, administrative papers of the provost marshal of Los Angeles and Arizona, and of Service Command Unit 4910, Los Angeles (1942-1944), and seven photograph albums, (1911-1924), scrapbooks and mementos.
Material within this collection may have little to no intellectual or physical arrangement. Any arrangement may have derived from the records' creators or custodians. It may be necessary to look in multiple places for the same types of materials.
Other Finding Aids
Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.
2 record storage boxes, 1 oversize volume, 1 flat box, 7 photograph albums.
Collection processed by staff; Photographs processed by Normandy Helmer.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Administrative records Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Diaries Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Fuecker, Fred M. (Fred Michael), 1895-1975
- Military Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Philippines -- Photographs Subject Source: Lcnaf
- Photograph albums Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Scrapbooks Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Soldiers -- United States Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army
- United States. Army. Field Artillery
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- World War, 1939-1945 Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Fred Michael Fuecker Papers
- Revise Description
- University of Oregon Libraries, Archivists' Toolkit Project Team and Tanya Parlet.
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).