Guide to the Dougherty, Col. Clarence A. Papers At the Leland D. Case Library for Western Historical Studies

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dougherty, Col. Clarence A.
Title: Dougherty, Col. Clarence A. Papers
Dates: 1913-1944
Quantity: 4 box(es) (1.6 linear feet)
Collection ID: MSS036
Repository: Leland D. Case Library of Western Historical Studies
E.Y. Berry Library-Learning Center
Black Hills State University
Spearfish, SD 57799

Biographical Note

Clarence Dougherty was born in 1876 and grew up on a plantation in Mississippi. After graduating from the University of Mississippi in 1898, he joined the Army. In his 45 years of service, Dougherty met legendary Indian chiefs in Oklahoman, served on the frontlines in World War I, and spent his final years teaching military science and tactics. At the age of 83, he attended the University of Mexico to learn Spanish, history and archeology. He finally retired in Ft. Bragg, N.C. Dougherty had married in Spearfish in 1905 and had two daughters.

Scope and Contents

Army Register, Checks and deposit slips and bank statements, Receipts, list of bills, letters, Program, Announcement, graduation invitation, order of dances, name tags, Seal, tests, photos, certificates, drawings, maps, Bulletin, envelope, book cover, Field Manuel, application, journal, American Creed Card, Poster, Article, papers, stencils, Memorandums, Notes, Worksheets, Forms and Reports, Price Lists, Orders.

Acquisition Information

Received 1997

Preferred Citation

Leland D. Case Western Historical Studies

Detailed Description of the Collection

Box 1: Official Army Register 1939, Reports- 1935, Checks, deposits slips, and bank statements 1923-1925, Receipts, check book, list of bills, letters 1921, 1925, 1943, 1944, Program 1943, Announcement 1932, Invitation 1943, Order of dances 1935, Name Tags, George Washington University Seal, Tests, Photos, Certificate 1913, drawings, Maps, Bulletin, Envelope, Book Cover, Field Manual, Application 1943, Journal of routes, Alice Dougherty Folder, the American Creed Card, Poster, Paper 1919, The Log December 7, 1934, Articles. Box 2: War Department Envelopes, Stencils, Tests, Tactics, Memorandum Box 3: Memorandum, Stencils, Tests, Tactics, Maps, Classes Bulletin, Notes, G-2 Worksheet, Forms and Reports, Conference and Solution, Letters, Comments, Price Lists, Orders, Receipts, Notice, Army Handicap List 1922, Table of Contents.

Box File
1 1 Official Army Register & Department of Public Welfare 1939; 1935
2 Treasury books and Receipts 1923-1925
3 Treasury books and Receipts 1923-1925
4 Treasury books and Receipts 1923-1925
5 Notes and Correspondence Varies
6 Notes, Pamphlets, and Books Varies
7 Alice Dougherty Notes, Posters, Booklets Varies
Box File
2 1 Military instructions to The Calvary School at Fort Riley, KS 1922
2 Military School Papers Re: Field Fortifications 1922
3 Military School Papers Department of Tactics 1922
4 Military School Papers Field Officers Classes 1922
5 Military School Papers on Varies Subjects 1922
6 Military School Papers Department of Tactics 1922
7 Military School Papers Department of Tactics 1922
8 Military School Papers on Field Artillery and Tanks 1922
Box File
3 1 Military School Papers on Terrain Field out Tactical Exercise 1922
2 Military School Papers Varies topics 1922
3 Military School Papers on Weapons and Weapon Use 1922
4 Military School Papers Varies topics 1922
5 G -2 Military Intelligence Papers 1929
6 Military Papers Varies to The General Service School 1929
7 Maps, Correspondence, and Military Papers 1922-1926
8 Military Papers on An Approved Solution & others Varies