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Guide to the Walker H. Welker Letter MSS.2033

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Author:

Finding aid prepared by April Burnette

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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

2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2009-12-03T09:28-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Walker H. Welker Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2033

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (1 letter, 1 envelope)

Dates:

1918 August 28

Abstract:

This collection contains a letter from Walker H. Welker, stationed at Camp Upton in Yaphank, New York, during World War One, to his aunt, Wilma Welker, Adirondack Mountains, New York, August 28, 1918. He notes that he is a musician and states, "The major called me over the other day about organizing a band."

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a letter from Walker H. Welker, stationed at Camp Upton in Yaphank, New York, during World War One, to his aunt, Wilma Welker, Adirondack Mountains, New York, August 28, 1918.

This letter is written on Knights of Columbus War Activities stationery.

He notes that he is a musician and states, “The major called me over the other day about organizing a band.”

Processing Information:

Processed by

April Burnett, 2008

Preferred Citation:

The Walker H. Welker Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2007

Biographical/Historical note

Camp Upton, in Yaphank, New York, served as a United States Army training camp during World War One and World War Two.

Walker H. Welker letter Box SC0005 Folder 2033.01