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Guide to the Homer Blaine Bledsoe Letter MSS.2035

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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@bama.ua.edu

2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2009-08-28T16:07-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Homer Blaine Bledsoe Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2035

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

SC0005 2035.1
Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet 1 letter, 6 photographs, 1 envelope

Dates:

1943 December 14

Abstract:

This collection consists of six photographs and a letter from Homer Blaine Bledsoe, North Africa, during World War II, to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Bledsoe, Morehead, Kentucky, December 14, 1943.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a letter from Homer Blaine Bledsoe, North Africa, during World War II, to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Bledsoe, Morehead, Kentucky, December 14, 1943. He writes about receiving their Christmas package and working.

Processing Information:

Processed by

April Burnett, 2008

Preferred Citation:

The Homer Blaine Bledsoe 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

Sergeant Homer Blaine Bledsoe served in the United States Army during World War II. He was born in 1921 and buried at Trumbo Cemetery in Soldier, Kentucky. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Joel F. Bledsoe. Joel Bledsoe served in the Spanish-American War. Joel Bledsoe’s was born in 1879 and died in 1964. He is also buried at the Trumbo Cemetery.