William L. Funkhouser, Jr. papers
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William L. Funkhouser, Jr. papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Funkhouser, William L.
Title: William L. Funkhouser, Jr. papers
Dates: 1899-1945, undated
Quantity: 0.6 linear ft. (1 half document case, 1 oversize box)
Identification: ahc.MSS47

Biographical/Historical Note

William L. Funkhouser, Jr., D.D.S. was a major in the United States Army, and served as Chief of Operative Dentistry of the 43rd General Hospital, a unit organized at Emory University during World War I. The 43rd was demobilized after the war and became affiliated with the Emory University School of Medicine in 1940. In September, 1942, the unit was reactivated again at Camp Livingston, Louisiana. During their service in World War II, hospital personnel treated more than 16,000 patients at positions in North African, Italy, and France. The unit has been inactive since November, 1968.

Scope and Content Note

These papers consist of correspondence and military service records of William L. Funkhouser of Atlanta, Georgia.

Index Terms

Connally, Joseph E. Brown, 1875-1920
United States. Army. General Hospital, 43rd.
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Regimental histories

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William L. Funkhouser papers, MSS 47, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1978.


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Related Material

William Funkhouser photographs, VIS 84, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Container List




11Family, 1899-1916, undated
2World War II, 1942-1945
3Scrapbook, undated
4Paris during World War II, undated



MSS OS Box 1.41War Department Office of the Surgeon General, Certificate of Appreciation, undated
2Roster, Supply company 325th Infantry, 163rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, 1945