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Don Borncheuer Collection (SMC 64) - Columbus State University

Archives and Special Collections

Don Borncheuer Collection (SMC 64)

Biographical Note

Don Borncheuer was stationed at Fort Benning during World War II.

Scope and Content

This collection contains pictures of downtown Columbus, Georgia in 1940. There is an aerial view of the city as well as a picture of the Waverly Hotel. Also a copy of a newspaper clipping from a Sunday paper on Smokeless leaf Disposal. There is also a photocopy of a business card for the United Congregational Christian Church located on Beacon Avenue and 28th Street. 1940s 1 folder (.1 l.f.)

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Don Borncheuer Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required: Don Borncheuer Collection (SMC 64) Columbus State University Archives Columbus, Georgia


Gift of Don Borncheuer in 1988 Folder/Item List Folder 1 (All are photocopies)

Item 1 - Postcard of Waverly Hotel, Columbus, Georgia, 1940s

Item 2 - Postcard of an aerial view of downtown Columbus, Georgia, 1940s

Item 3 - Clipping from the Sunday News with photograph and caption describing the “smokeless leaf disposal” machine said to have been invented by a Columbus city employee, November 28, 1943

Item 4 - Business card of Peter Doherty , pastor of the United Congregational Christian Church, on which commitment to the needs of service men, their wives and friends is pledged, 1940s

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