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Guide to the Dr. John Harthan Letters MSS.2712

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Finding aid prepared by Lydia Wommack

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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

March 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-05T15:37-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Dr. John Harthan Letters

Unit ID:

MSS.2712

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1946-1950

Abstract:

Letters from Dr. John Harthan of Lima, Peru, to Wilma and Foord Bichowsky of Wilmington, Delaware, telling about the South American opinion of the United States' actions in Germany and the immigration of Jews into Peru.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Lydia Wommack, 2010.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Preferred Citation:

Dr. John Harthan Letters, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Biographical/Historical note

Dr. John Harthan lived in Lima, Peru between 1946 and 1950.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains letters written by Dr. John Harthan of Lima, Peru, to Wilma and Foord Bichowsky of Wilmington, Delaware. The first letter includes the South American opinion of the United States' actions in Germany and the immigration of roughly 150,000 Jews into Peru. The second letter discusses Bichowsky's retirement.

Letters Box SC0030 Folder 2712.1