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Guide to the E. F. Nickerson Letter MSS.2334

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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:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-19T16:36-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

October 2010
Collection Title:

E. F. Nickerson Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2334

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (one letter)

Dates:

1945 November 15

Abstract:

A letter from Corporal E. F. Nickerson, stationed in Fort Barrancas (Pensecola), Florida, to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.F. Nickerson of Worcester, Massachusetts, written in November 1945.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a letter from Corporal E. F. Nickerson, stationed in Fort Barrancas (Pensecola), Florida, to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.F. Nickerson of Worcester, Massachusetts on November 15, 1945. In it he tells them that he had been working in the battery office for about a week but that he was back at the Breeze office, which he very much preferred. He also says that several of the "overseas" boys have been discharged - many had been in Europe for a year or more.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2010

Acquisition Information:

donated by Wade Hall, 2006

Preferred Citation:

E. F. Nickerson Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Biographical/Historical note

In 1945E. F. Nickerson was a Corporal in Battery "B" Harbor Defenses of Pensacola, Florida.

Letter Box SC0010 Folder 2334.01