Finding Aid of the G.N. Garland World War II-era Scrapbooks, PC.7017


Finding Aid of the G.N. Garland World War II-era Scrapbooks, PC.7017


George Napoleon (G. N.) Garland (1925 - 2009) compiled three scrapbooks between 1939 and 1941. Most of the material chronicles events from World War II, but some of the clippings, especially from the first scrapbook, are of a more general nature.

This collection contains three scrapbooks.

Descriptive Summary

G. N. Garland World War II-era Scrapbooks
Call Number
Garland, George Napoleon (G.N.)
1939 - 1941
Western Regional Archives, State Archives of North Carolina

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    Preferred Citation

    G. N. Garland World War II-era Scrapbooks, State Archives of North Carolina, Western Regional Archives, Asheville, N.C., USA.


    George Napoleon (G. N.) Garland (1925 - 2009) was born in Winston-Salem and lived in Canton following the death of his father in1929. After his mother remarried, the family of three lived at 15 Kendall Street in West Asheville. G. N. attended Charles B. Aycock School, where he played football and was manager of his school team.

    Between 1939 and 1941, Garland compiled three scrapbooks of articles that appeared in the and other newspapers and published sources. Most of the articles detail events of World War II, although a few articles are about other topics such as sports and criminal activity.

    Garland served in the United States Marine Corps from 1942 to 1968. He died in 2009 and is buried in the Head of Tennessee Baptist Church Cemetery, in Rabun County, Georgia.

    Contents of the Collection

    Subject Headings

  1. World War, 1939 - 1945
  2. Scrapbooks
  3. Clippings.
  4. Acquisitions Information

    Donated by the Old Buncombe County Genealogical Society.