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Guide to the R. E. McMurray Letter MSS.2921

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Author:

Finding aid prepared by Christen Robichaud

Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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

October 2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-26T09:23-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

R. E. McMurray Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2921

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (One letter)

Dates:

1944 November 25

Abstract:

One letter home from R. E. McMurray to his wife and Gary while he was stationed in Italy during World War Two. He discusses Americans' lack of understanding of what war was truly like.

Usage Restrictions:

none

Biographical/Historical note

R. E. McMurray was stationed in Italy during World War Two. Mrs. R. E. McMurray lived in Hobart, Indiana.

Access Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

Donated by Wade Hall, 2006

Preferred Citation:

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

Processing Information:

Processing Information note

Processed by Christen Robichaud, 2010

Scope and Contents note

One letter home from R. E. McMurray to his wife and Gary while he was stationed in Italy during World War Two. He discusses Americans not truly understanding what the war was like.

R. E. McMurray Letter Box SC0046 Folder 2921.01