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Box Small Collections Box 94

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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...

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...

Journal, 1873-1918

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents The following is a partial transcription: "I was initiated into not the mysteries, but of the realities of war. The first dose being taken before the Union Forces under General Patterson six miles from Winchester and awaited an opportunity along with the rest of my comrades in arms to take another." He continues, "Early on the morning of the 6th day of July 1861, the long roll was sounded and soon our entire army there encamped and was in line of battle with muskets loaded, prepared for the...

Diary, 1953-1960

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 94, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains the diaries, 1953-1960, of Gertrude Lovett of Beverly, Massachusetts. The diaries describe trips taken by Lovett and her husband, Earle Lovett. The first diary, 1953, concerns a road trip taken by the Lovetts starting in Massachusetts and traveling to the West Coast of the United States and Canada, including stops in a number of National Parks. There is also an account of a trip to Florida in 1960.The second diary contains an account of a 1959 trip to...