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Guide to the Postcard from Uncle Bud to Edward Gilmore MSS.3352

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Finding aid prepared by March 2011

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University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
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English

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Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Postcard from Uncle Bud to Edward Gilmore

Unit ID:

MSS.3352

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (1 postcard)

Dates:

1941 November 6

Abstract:

Uncle Bud writes from Camp Lee, Virginia, to Edward Gilmore in New Castle, Pennsylvania. Bud writes that the Army does not pay well and expresses his hope to see Gilmore at Christmas.

Preferred Citation:

Postcard from Uncle Bud to Edward Gilmore, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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Processing Information note

Processed by Erin Schmidt 2011

Access Restrictions:

None

Provenance

Gift of Wade Hall 2008

Biographical/Historical note

The writer of the postcard, Bud, was in the United States Army during World War II.

Scope and Contents note

Uncle Bud writes from Camp Lee, Virginia, to Edward Gilmore in New Castle, Pennsylvania. Bud writes that the Army does not pay well and expresses his hope to see Gilmore at Christmas.

The picture on the front of the postcard depicts the unloading of a patient from an ambulance at a post hospital at Camp Lee, Virginia. On the back of the postcard are printed the words, "Defend Your Country - Join the U. S. Army."

Postcard from Uncle Bud to Edward Gilmore Box SC0069 Folder 3352.01