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Guide to the Myer L. Feldman Letters MSS.3687

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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

October 2012

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-10-11T15:12-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Myer L. Feldman Letters

Unit ID:

MSS.3687

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.4 Linear feet (125 letters, mainly from Myer Feldman (U.S. Navy) to his wife)

Dates:

1944-1945

Abstract:

Letters from Myer L. Feldman to his wife, Ida, and baby daughter, Sally Ann, while he was in the United States Navy, stationed at the Sampson Naval Training Base near Seneca, New York, and aboard the U.S.S. LSM(R)-197 amphibious ship.

Scope and Contents note

The collection contains many of the almost daily letters from Feldman to his wife, Ida, and baby daughter, Sally Ann, while he was in the United States Navy, stationed first at the Sampson Naval Training Base near Seneca, New York, and then aboard the U.S.S. LSM(R)-197 amphibious ship.

Biographical/Historical note

Myer L. Feldman was born on 25 February 1907, the third son of Nathan and Elizabeth Feldman. He was married to Ida E. (b. 23 September 1911) and had at least one daughter, Sally Ann. Feldman was an attorney when he enlisted in the Navy during World War II. He went through basic training at Sampson Naval Training Base near Seneca, New York, and then served aboard the U.S.S. LSM(R)-197 amphibious ship. Feldman died in Holyoke, Massachusetts, on 20 February 1985; Ida died 10 February 1999, also in Holyoke.

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

gift of Dr. Millie Jackson, 2012

Preferred Citation:

Myer L. Feldman Letters, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2012

Source(s)

Jackson, Mildred, Dr. , Associate Dean for Research and Instruction, UA

Diaries (aat)

War and Military (localbroad)

World War, 1939-1945 (lcsh)

Letters, April - May 1944 Box 3687.001 Folder 1

Letters, June 1944 Box 3687.001 Folder 1

Letters, July 1944 Box 3687.001 Folder 2

Letters, August - September 1944 Box 3687.001 Folder 3

Letters, October - November 1944 Box 3687.001 Folder 5

Letters, 1945 Box 3687.001 Folder 6

Miscellaneous Correspondence Box 3687.001 Folder 7