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William L. Funkhouser, Jr. papers

Identifier: ahc.MSS47

Scope and Content

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


  • 1899-1945, undated


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Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright.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.

Administrative/Biographical History

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.


0.6 linear ft. (1 half document case, 1 oversize box)



Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1978.

Related Archival Materials

William Funkhouser photographs, VIS 84, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.
William L. Funkhouser papers
Paul Crater
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Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

130 West Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta GA 30305