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Guide to the Maclin R. Milner Papers MSS.2016

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

September 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-08-23T16:16-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

August 2013
Collection Title:

Maclin R. Milner Papers

Unit ID:

MSS.2016

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 linear foot

Dates:

1929-1945

Abstract:

Letters to and from Maclin (Mac) R. Milner, primarily while he was a cadet at the Chemical Warfare Service at Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland.

creator

Milner, Maclin R., 1919-2008

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of letters to and from Maclin (Mac) R. Milner. Most were written while he was a cadet at the Chemical Warfare Service at Edgewood Arsenal, Maryland. Most of his outgoing letters are to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Milner, of Indianapolis, Indiana. Many of his incoming letters are from his fiance (later wife), Mary. There is also a receipt for a 1936 high school military uniform.

Biographical/Historical note

Maclin (Mac) R. Milner, son of William F. and Emma Rivers Milner, was born on 22 December 1919 in Kentucky. He served in the United States Army during World War II. His enlistment date was 23 January 1942, at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana, and was later a cadet in Company C Regiment of Cadets at Edgewood Arsenal in Maryland. He died on 11 January 2008 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2007

Processing Information:

Processed by

April Burnett, 2008; updated by Kevin Ray and Martha Bace, 2013

Preferred Citation:

Maclin R. Milner Papers, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Source(s)

Hall, Wade H. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

War and Military (localbroad)

World War II (localbroad)

World War, 1939-1945 (lcsh)

Correspondence, Outgoing, 1929-1942 Box SC0090 Folder 2016.01

Correspondence, Incoming, undated-1945 Box SC0090 Folder 2016.02

Uniform Receipt Box SC0090 Folder 2016.03