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Guide to the A. T. Patrick Letters MSS.2136

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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

August 2009

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2011-01-20T16:33-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

A. T. Patrick Letters

Unit ID:

MSS.2136

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (37 letters and envelopes)

Dates:

1943-1945

Abstract:

Letters from A. T. Patrick, serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, to Mary (Sally) Coffman, discussing their upcoming wedding and move to an apartment.

creator

Patrick, A.T.

Scope and Contents note

The A. T. Patrick Letters consists of thirty-seven letters from S/Sgt. A. T. Patrick to Mary E. Coffman in Keyser, West Virginia. He was a radio operator in the Army stationed in Walla Walla, Washington; Redmond, Oregon; and Avon Park, Florida. All of the letters were to "Sally." Every letter expressed how much he missed Sally and how he thought about her frequently. The collection Includes newspaper clippings of Army jokes and affidavit forms for marriage.

Biographical/Historical note

S/Sgt A.T. Patrick was a radio operator during World War II stationed in Walla Walla, Washington; Redmond, Oregon; and Avon Park, Florida. He enlisted in the Army in May 1941.

Preferred Citation:

A. T. Patrick Letters, W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processing Information note

Processed by Jamie Burke, 2009

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall

Access Restrictions:

none

Source(s)

Coffman, Mary E. (local)

A. T. Patrick Letters Box SC0008 Folder 2136.1

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Salt Lake City, Utah, to Sally Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, June 18, 1943 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33711

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Walla Walla, Washington, to Sally Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, June 26, 1943 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33712

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Walla Walla, Washington, to Sally Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, June 30, 1943 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33713

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Walla Walla, Washington, to Sally Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, July 6, 1943 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33714

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Walla Walla, Washington, to Sally Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, July 19, 1943 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33715

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Walla Walla, Washington, to Sally Coffman, Elgin, Illinois, August 24, 1943 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33716

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Redmond, Oregon, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, August 31, 1943 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33717

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Redmond, Oregon, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, September 12, 1943 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33718

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Redmond, Oregon, to Sally Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, September 26, 1943 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33719

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Redmond, Oregon, to Sally Coffman, Forest Hills, Long Island, New York, October 1, 1943 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33720

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Redmond, Oregon, to Sally Coffman, Forest Hills, Long Island, New York, October 17, 1943 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33721

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Sally Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, December 8, 1943 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33722

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Sally Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, September 21, 1944 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33723

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Sally Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 3, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33724

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 4, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33725

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 5, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33726

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Sally Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 6, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33727

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 7, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33728

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 8, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33729

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 9, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33730

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 10, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33731

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 11, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33732

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 12, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33733

A. T. Patrick Letters Box SC0008 Folder 2136.2

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Sally Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 13, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33696

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 14, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33697

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 15, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33698

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 16, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33699

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 17, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33700

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 18, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33701

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 19, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33702

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 20, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33703

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 21, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33704

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 22, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33705

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 23, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33706

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 24, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33707

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 25, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33708

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 27, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33709

Letter from A. T. Patrick, Avon Park, Florida, to Mary E. Coffman, Keyser, West Virginia, January 28, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/33710