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Guide to the Elmer E. Rhode Letters MSS.2550

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Author:

Finding aid prepared by Amanda Haldy

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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

October 1, 2009.

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-04-01T12:42-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Elmer E. Rhode Letters

Unit ID:

MSS.2550

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (3 Letters, 1 Envelope)

Dates:

1942-1943

Abstract:

Bernice Shelly writes from Tracy and Oakland, California, to P.F.C. Elmer E. Rhode, stationed in San Francisco, California, about her work as a waitress and at a factory to aid the war effort. A third letter makes a third-party reference to an encounter with Elmer Rhode written by Fred Kimball of San Francisco, California, to Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Payne of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

Scope and Contents note

Contains two letters from Bernice Shelly to P.F.C. Elmer E. Rhode about her work as a waitress and at a factory to aid the war effort. The third letter is a third-party reference to an encounter with Elmer Rhode written by Fred Kimball to Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Payne. A few other men away at war are also mentioned, and Mr. Kimball's business card is included.

Biographical/Historical note

Bernice Shelly writes from Tracy and Oakland, California, to P.F.C. Elmer E. Rhode, stationed in San Francisco, California. Fred Kimball of San Francisco, California, writes to Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Payne of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin. All of the letters contain brief references to World War II.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wde Hall, 2006.

Preferred Citation:

Elmer E. Rhode Letters, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The Univesrity of Alabama.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Amanda Haldy, 2009.

Elmer E. Rhode Letters Box SC0025 Folder 2550.01