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Guide to the Joyce Hayward Letter MSS.2931

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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 2010-09-27T16:02-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Joyce Hayward Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.2931

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1943 February 28

Abstract:

Joyce Hayward writes from Australia to Mrs. Fitzsimons of La Grange, Illinois about her factory job supporting World War II.

Preferred Citation:

Joyce Hayward Letter, 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

The collection consists of a letter from Joyce Hayward from Australia to Mrs. Fitzsimons of La Grange, Illinois about her work in a factory. She tells that her work includes the production of gun barrells for the war effort while her husband, H. E. Hayward, is away fighting in the Pacific. As with many letters of this time, it was opened by a censor before delivery.

Biographical/Historical note

In 1943, Joyce Hayward did war work in a factory in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia.

Letter Box SC0035 Folder 2931.1