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Box Small Collections Box 94

 Container

Contains 24 Collections and/or Records:

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: Two page letter addressed to "mother and all" giving a report of his work and leisure time while stationed at the Marine Barracks at Camp Lejeune, NC. Ervin reports that he is being sent to chemical warfare school.

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: Two page letter written on USO stationary to a former commander, Lieutenant Colonel Louis Weiss. Because of censorship and the secrecy of his work, Monk cannot discuss locations, topics of jobs, or even names of others he interacts with. He does, however, comment at length regarding the weather.

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: Three letters from Chester Dobbs to his mother and his girlfriend written while he was stationed at Marseilles and Brest, France at the end of World War I while serving in Company A of the 11th Regiment of the United States Marines. He reports on his activities at his duty stations, dances held for the troops, food service, and baseball games that keep everyone occupied as they all await their next orders. Most hope to go home, but Dobbs is realistic about the need for many to serve in...

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: Two page letter addressed to his sweetheart, Ruthie S. Davis, letting her know how much he misses her.

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: Six page letter addressed to his wife dated June 15, 1944. In it, he addresses the unknown plans for himself and other troop members, dispels rumors she may have heard about troop plans, and cautions her about the Army censoring their letters. Henry also reports about a swim exercise coordinated by their regiment leader. All were required to swim 100 yards in the pool. Of the group, only 12 were able to complete this task. As a result, the plan was made to visit the pool weekly in order to...

Letter

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: Two page letter addressed to his parents letting them know of his change in companies and barracks while attending the Citadel.

Letters

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1
Content Description From the Collection: Collection of five letters, a telegram, and pictures addressed to George T. Yusa spanning the years 1947- 1948. Most of the letters give updates on fellow servicemen from World War II and detail the fear of another war with Korea based on President Truman's talk and actions. Yusa ultimately reenlisted in the Army and fought in Korea. He was severely wounded in June 1951 but recovered from his injuries.

Diaries, 1912, 1919

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This folder contains three pocket diaries. The cover of the 1912 diary reads “The North Western Line – Diary 1912 – Compliments of C.St.P.M. and O.Ry.” There are two diaries from 1919; the larger black diary has the title “Bagels Termin-Kalender” and contains complete daily entries with the months January–June covering Hermann's service in Europe during World War I. The smaller black leather diary with the title “Compliments Chicago-New York” only contains entries about Hermann’s trip to Paris...

Diaries, 1920-1921

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents This folder contains two pocket diaries. The 1920 diary is brown and the 1921 diary is green and bears the title “Standard Diary No.516.”

Diary and address book, 1922, 1931

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents This folder contains one red pocket diary from 1922 and an address book from 1931.