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Charlie A. Wilson and Margot Wilson Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2010.576

Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence, 1942-1945, between Charlie A. Wilson and his wife Margot Wilson.  The letters start in 1942 when Charlie first goes to training and track his trek through Europe during the War. As he is shipped overseas he and his wife  write about how life is in their new realities, the war, and changes in their own personal relationship .  Letters were shipped by V-mail, regular mail and airmail and several are stamped by the censor. There are a few newspaper clippings from the Stars 'n Stripes military newspaper and an interesting military cartoon that Charlie sent at Christmas.

Dates

  • 1942-1945

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

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Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

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Extent

0.40 Linear Feet

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Benjamin Bromley in October 2010. Additional processing by Ronunda Claiborne.
Title
Guide to the Charlie A. Wilson and Margot Wilson Correspondence
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Ronunda Claiborne, SCRC Staff.
Date
2010-10-14
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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