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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Louis Beck Letter MSS.3166

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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

November 2010

Creation:

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Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Louis Beck Letter

Unit ID:

MSS.3166

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet

Dates:

1941 November 4

Abstract:

A letter from Louis Beck of Los Angeles, California, to William Pontius in Wyoming, congratulating him on his promotion to Corporal.

Preferred Citation:

Louis Beck Letter, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processed by

Lydia Wommack, 2010

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains a letter from Louis Beck of Los Angeles, California, to William Pontius in Wyoming, congratulating him on his promotion to Corporal. In the letter is a pencil rubbing of a golden shield-shaped pin belonging to Beck. He discusses his activities in the Air Corps, wanting to see William, and the recent purchase of an air pistol. He also writes about the possibly of getting published.

Access Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall

Letter Box SC0053 Folder 3166.1