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Beatrice Nalser Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01045

Scope and Contents

Letters, written between November 1943 to January 1944 and November 1944 to January 1945. Letters were written by Beatrice Nalser, who was a member of the Navy's WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) program. She was an Aviation Machinist Mate Third Class Petty Officer, later being promoted to the position of First Class Petty Officer. Her letters are written from Naval Air Station, Norfolk, Virginia, and written to her parents in East Liverpool, Ohio. Her correspondence deals with her day-to-day life, descriptions of her work, relationships she is in, and descriptions of the Hampton Roads area. Additionally, Nalser writes about Christmas, describing: presents she sent, presents she received, and her attempts to take leave from work to visit East Liverpool. Folder 1 contains all letters between November 1943 and January 1944. Folder 2 contains all letters between November 1944 and January 1945.

Dates

  • 1943-1945

Creator

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.

Conditions Governing Use

Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.02 Linear Feet

Title
Guide to the Beatrice Nalser Letters
Date
2010-12-07
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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