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Guide to the Letter from Larry to Mother MSS.2183

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Author:

Finding aid prepared by Jamie Burke and Jennifer Culley

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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

March 2014

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-03-20T14:57-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Letter from Larry to Mother

Unit ID:

MSS.2183

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 linear foot (1 letter)

Dates:

1944 March 7

Abstract:

Letter to mother from son Larry, an American soldier stationed at a camp in the jungles of New Guinea during World War Two. He discusses camp life and says he does not know when he will return home.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of one letter written to mother from Larry discussing camp life in the jungles of New Guinea. He request she relay messages to several people and does not know when he will return home.

Biographical/Historical note

American soldier during World War Two stationed overseas in New Guinea, where he has been for nine months.

Preferred Citation:

Letter from Larry to Mother, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2008

Processing Information:

Processed by

Jennifer Culley, August 2008

Source(s)

Hall, Wade H. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Soldiers--Correspondence (lcsh)

World War II (localbroad)

World War, 1939-1945 (lcsh)

Letter from Larry to Mother Box SC0013 Folder 2183.1