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Guide to the Leonard Burkins, Jr., Letter MSS.2331

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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

February 2009

Creation:

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Language Usage:

English

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard

October 2010
Collection Title:

Leonard Burkins, Jr. Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2331

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (one V-mail letter)

Dates:

1945 January 3

Abstract:

V-mail letter from Private Leonard Burkins, Jr. to Mrs. Ellen Stahl on January 3, 1945, which he begins with "Dear #2".

Preferred Citation:

Leonard Burkins, Jr. Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Biographical/Historical note

In 1945 Leonard Burkins was a Private in the 93rd Signal Battalion of the United States Army, serving in Europe (probably France).

Scope and Contents note

The contains one V-mail letter from Private Leonard Burkins, Jr. to Mrs. Ellen Stahl on January 3, 1945, which he begins with "Dear #2". He tells her that he has just received her Christmas card and letter. He also says that he has been visiting some civilian friends and going to the movies. He ends by telling her about a mutual female friend was refused by the WAVES because of her appendix.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2010

Acquisition Information:

donated by Wade Hall, 2006

Letter Box SC0010 Folder 2331.01