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Box Small Collections Box 88

 Container

Contains 13 Collections and/or Records:

Letters, 1907-1923

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 88, Folder: 1
Identifier: id78496
Scope and Contents Fifteen letters and three items are in this folder. There are letters from Rob to Vena, Perry Adams to Vera Adams, and Grandma Peterson to Perry and Vera Adams. Most of the letters are from Donald R. Franklin to his mother, Donald R. Franklin to Vera Adams, and William M. Franklin to Vera Adams. The letters from Donald inquire about day-to-day life on the ranch and in the mines of Oregon. Written in France during World War I, on American YMCA "On Active Service with the American Expeditionary...

Scrapbook, 1914-1915

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 88, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Scrapbook, 1914-1915, of Walter Aylen which documents the early life of his daughter Mary Aylen. Primarily includes photographs of Mary Aylen at various stages of her first three years of life as well as diary entries written by Walter Aylen that document his reaction to having a child.

Scrapbook, 1914-1915

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 88, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Scrapbook, 1914-1915, of Walter Aylen which documents the early life of his daughter Mary Aylen. Primarily includes photographs of Mary Aylen at various stages of her first three years of life as well as diary entries written by Walter Aylen that document his reaction to having a child.

Papers, 1942-1944

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 88, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Papers, 1942-1944 of William P. Bachmann from his time as WW II Air Raid Warden for Long Beach, California. Included are handwritten notes, bulletins and correspondence from the U.S. Citizens Defense Corps, Long Beach Council of Defensem Warden Division, instruction booklets, a certificate and identification card and his appointment letter. Binder appears to contain all correspondence received during tenure as Air Raid Warden.Bachmann was in charge of several territories: South of...

Address, 1767

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 88, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Handwritten copy of an address, 1767, written by Arthur Lee to the Virginia General Assembly and printed in the Virginia Gazette, Williamsburg, Va. (Rind, 19 March 1767, no longer exant). The address contains the author's opinion that slavery should be abolished, stating that "it is a violation both of Justice and Religion; that it is dangerous to the safety of the community...; that it is destructive to the growth of Arts and Sciences; and that it produces a numerous and very fatal train of...

Photographs, 1907-1923

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 88, Folder: 2
Identifier: id78497
Scope and Contents This folder contains twelve photographs and one nitrate negative. Most of these photos are of unidentified people and appear to have been taken in Oregon. A few photos contain men wearing their service uniform. One woman is identified as "Aunt Ruby."

Letters, 1889-1897

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 88, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Copies of letters, 1889-1897, from H. Ashton Ramsay of Baltimore, Maryland, to "Cousin Mary, " [Mrs. Mary Dent Ashton Washington] about the Ashton family genealogy.  Also, an obituary of H. Ashton Ramsay.

Loose Items, 1945

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 88, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A World War II Buddy Book, 1945, containing the names, home addresses, service addresses, dates, places met, and comments of individuals serving during WWII. Individuals were met in locales including Dutch Harbor, Alaska and Camp Peary, Virginia. The book included loose photographs of sailors and officers and Christmas cards sent to Richard C. Webster, Clark Webster, and Walter E. Webster. Those have been placed in a separate folder.

Buddy Book, 1945

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 88, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: A World War II Buddy Book, 1945, containing the names, home addresses, service addresses, dates, places met, and comments of individuals serving during WWII. Individuals were met in locales including Dutch Harbor, Alaska and Camp Peary, Virginia. The book included loose photographs of sailors and officers and Christmas cards sent to Richard C. Webster, Clark Webster, and Walter E. Webster. Those have been placed in a separate folder.

Letters, 1947-1961

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 88, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of correspondence to Katrine DeWitt and Elizabeth DeWitt from Earl Gregg Swem.