Anthony F. Gero Military Baseball papers
Scope and Contents note
The collection contains photographic prints and research notes, articles, and clippings related to military baseball teams. The time period covered is from the 1870s at Fort Sill through World War II. Included are teams from the United States Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard.
- 1870-1945, undated
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A retired high school social studies teacher, Anthony F. Gero, is the author of over a hundered articles on military history. He has also published several books, including Black Soldiers of New York State: A Proud Legacy. He is also a Company of Military Historians fellow. Over the course of his research, Gero collected photographs and created research files on military baseball history.
1.03 Cubic Feet (in 1 letter document box, 1 half-sized letter document box, and 1 photograph clamshell box.)
1.51 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
The collection contains research files and photographs relating to military baseball teams as compiled by Anthony Gero.
The collection is arranged into two series: Series I. Research Materials and Series II. Photographs.
Dean O. Cochran, Jr. Manuscript Archives, Aisle 10 Range d Shelf 4 and Dean O. Cochran, Jr. Photograph Archives, PS 7-42
Custodial History note
The materials in this collection were compiled by scholar and researcher, Anthony F. Gero. They were delivered to the Museum by Gero in June 2017 and officially incorporated into the Museum's holdings in July 2017.
Immediate Source of Acquisition note
No materials were removed during accessioning or processing.
Processing Information note
Research materials processed by Claudette Scrafford, Manuscript Archivist, November 2017. In March of 2018, Photo Archivist, Kelli Bogan, placed individual photographs into acid-free sleeves with acid-free backers. These were then placed in new acid-free folders and boxes.
- Guide to the Anthony F. Gero Military Baseball papers
- Under Revision
- Claudette Scrafford in 2017 with the addition of the photograph compenents by Kelli Bogan in 2018.
- July 2017
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