[Robert H. Eddy Collection]
The Robert H. Eddy Collection contains records, correspondence, and ephemera from his service in the United States Army in the Pacific Theater during World War II. Materials contained in the collection also include Officers Reserve Corps and United States Army Reserve records, financial records, Veterans Administration records, Public Housing Administration records, biographical information, and records relating to his death. The collection also contains newspaper clippings, including some oversized. The collection contains materials from 1939 to 2019 with the bulk of materials dating from 1941 to 1957. The Robert H. Eddy Collection also contains artifacts from his service including his Bronze Star and Purple Heart medals, a uniform jacket, various patches and pins, a Japanese saber, and Japanese pistol. Photographs included are from his time in the Philippines, with a few from the University of Maine ROTC. Maps of the United States and the Philippines are also included. The artifacts, maps, and photographs have been separated out.