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Guide to the Violet Wise Letters MSS.2038

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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:

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Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Violet Wise Letters

Unit ID:

MSS.2038

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

SC0005 2038.1
Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet 2 letters, 2 envelopes

Dates:

1945

Abstract:

This collection consists of two letters to Violet Wise, Overpeck, Ohio. One letter is from Gunnery Sergeant James E. Ramsey, Quantico, Virginia, January 25, 1945. The other letter is from Sergeant Major T. King, France, March 25, 1945.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of two letters to Violet Wise, Overpeck, Ohio. One letter is from Gunnery Sergeant James E. Ramsey, Quantico, Virginia, January 25, 1945. He writes about her “great loss” and being at Quantico. This letter is written on United States Marines stationery. The other letter is from Sergeant Major T. King, France, March 25, 1945. He writes that he is “Somewhere in France” and mutual friends.

Processing Information:

Processed by

April Burnett, 2008

Preferred Citation:

The Violet Wise Letters, 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

Gunnery Sergeant James E. Ramsey, United States Marine Corp., was in Battery C at the Marine Corp Schools at Quantico, Virginia. Sergeant Major T. King was in Company M, 4th Platoon.