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Guide to the William H. Axelby Letter MSS.2039

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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 2009-08-28T16:17-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

William H. Axelby Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2039

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

SC0005 2039.1
Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet 1 letter, 1 envelope

Dates:

1944 November 6

Abstract:

This collection consists of a letter from William (“Bill”) H. Axelby, Fort Benning, Georgia, to his mother, Mrs. F. D. Axelby, Jersey City, New Jersey, November 6, 1944. He writes about having a wisdom tooth removed and that he will soon be leaving and getting a new APO. The letter is written on Fort Benning, Georgia, stationery.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a letter from William (“Bill”) H. Axelby, Fort Benning, Georgia, to his mother, Mrs. F. D. Axelby, Jersey City, New Jersey, November 6, 1944. He writes about having a wisdom tooth removed and that he will soon be leaving and getting a new APO. The letter is written on Fort Benning, Georgia, stationery.

Processing Information:

Processed by

April Burnett, 2008

Preferred Citation:

The William H. Axelby 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

William (“Bill”) H. Axelby enlisted in the United States Army April 1, 1942 in Newark, New Jersey.