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Guide to the Letter from Daddy MSS.2841

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Author:

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

September 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-09-14T16:25-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Letter from Daddy

Unit ID:

MSS.2841

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

2 May 1945

Abstract:

In 1945, a father writes to his children from Germany. He tells of the death of Hitler and the surrender of German troops in Italy and Western Austria.

Preferred Citation:

Letter from Daddy, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2006.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Lydia Wommack, 2010.

Scope and Contents note

A father writes to his children from Germany. He tells of the death of Hitler and the surrender of German troops in Italy and Western Austria. He notes that moral is high as the war is expected to end quickly.

Letter Box SC0035 Folder 2841.1

Letter from Daddy, Germany, to Dearest Ones, May 2, 1945 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/35506