The collection consists of letters, ephemera, and original art work created by S. Cole Bradley while stationed in the Philippines as a staff sergeant in the United States Air Force during World War II. The bulk of the letters are addressed to Eudora Lampman, whom he would later marry. The sketches are done in pencil as well as pen and ink with watercolors. The drawings depict everyday military life in the Philippines including ships, landscapes, and servicemen at work and leisure.
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S. Cole Bradley was a member of Battery "G" at this command. Eudora Grace Lampman later married S. Cole Bradley on September 11, 1954, in Brookfield, Connecticut.
0.20 Linear Feet
The fragile nature of this material may limit handling.
Acc. 2015.176 was hand-delivered to Special Collections by the donor on 9/11/2014. Acc. 2016.015 was delivered via USPS by the donor.
Accessioned and minimally described by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in August 2015.
Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository