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Guide to the Cliff J. Granos Letters MSS.2025

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Author:

Finding aid prepared by Jamie Burke

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 2009-11-02T15:27-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Cliff J. Granos Letters

Unit ID:

MSS.2025

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 linear foot 11 letters, 11 envelopes

Dates:

1943

Abstract:

This collection consists of eleven letters from C. J. (Cliff) Granos, Boston, Massachusetts, and England during World War II, to his wife, Ruth Granos, Chicago, Illinois. The letters discuss, among other things, his sickness and Christmas.

creator

Granos, Cliff J.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of eleven letters from C. J. (“Cliff”) Granos, Boston and England, to his wife, Ruth Granos, Chicago, Illinois. The dates of these letters are from November 8, 1943 to December 26, 1943.

The first letter dated November 8, 1943 is written on Boston Young Men’s Christian Association, Huntington Avenue Branch, stationery, where he is at the time of this letter.

Nine of the letters are written in England while he is in the hospital with pneumonia. He writes about his sickness.

The last letter, dated December 26, 1943, he is released from the hospital and is in a different company. He writes about how he spent his Christmas in England.

Biographical/Historical note

Private C. J. (“Cliff”) Granos is in Company A of the 4th Replacement Battalion and in Casual Detachment in the United States Army during World War II.

Preferred Citation:

The Cliff J. Granos Letters, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2007

Processing Information:

Processed by

April Burnett, 2008

Cliff J. Granos Letters Box SC0005 Folder 2025.1