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Box 6

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Contains 9 Results:

Box 6

 File — Box: 6
Identifier: id290331
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists mostly of love letters between Ella-May Abbott of New Orleans, Louisiana and Walter James Rathbun who is based in ship ports in the United States, Europe, Nicaragua and the Panama Canal Zone.  Letters from Walter Rathbun’s Mother, Mrs. J. Baird of Floral Park, New Jersey and other family members are included. Ella-May and Walter begin a correspondence courtship in 1916, then breakup in 1919. They begin writing to each other again in 1926 and finally marry...

Correspondence, 1941 January-March

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 1
Identifier: id290334
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists mostly of love letters between Ella-May Abbott of New Orleans, Louisiana and Walter James Rathbun who is based in ship ports in the United States, Europe, Nicaragua and the Panama Canal Zone.  Letters from Walter Rathbun’s Mother, Mrs. J. Baird of Floral Park, New Jersey and other family members are included. Ella-May and Walter begin a correspondence courtship in 1916, then breakup in 1919. They begin writing to each other again in 1926 and finally marry...

Correspondence, 1941 April-May

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 2
Identifier: id290337
Scope and Contents

In April, Ella-May joins Walter in the Canal Zone for a month.  In May, Walter is stationed on the USS Bullfinch in Yorktown while at the Mine Warfare School.  Ella-May is very ill from a tooth extraction and uses a Christian Science member to heal her.

Correspondence, 1941 June 1-15

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 3
Identifier: id290340
Scope and Contents

Scope and Contents Walter's address is "Lt. Commander of the USS Parakeet" Balboa, Canal Zone, but later he is with the USS Magpie Section Base in Cristabal, Canal Zone.

Correspondence, 1941 June 16-31

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 4
Identifier: id290343
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists mostly of love letters between Ella-May Abbott of New Orleans, Louisiana and Walter James Rathbun who is based in ship ports in the United States, Europe, Nicaragua and the Panama Canal Zone.  Letters from Walter Rathbun’s Mother, Mrs. J. Baird of Floral Park, New Jersey and other family members are included. Ella-May and Walter begin a correspondence courtship in 1916, then breakup in 1919. They begin writing to each other again in 1926 and finally marry...

Correspondence, 1941 July 1-10

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 5
Identifier: id290346
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists mostly of love letters between Ella-May Abbott of New Orleans, Louisiana and Walter James Rathbun who is based in ship ports in the United States, Europe, Nicaragua and the Panama Canal Zone.  Letters from Walter Rathbun’s Mother, Mrs. J. Baird of Floral Park, New Jersey and other family members are included. Ella-May and Walter begin a correspondence courtship in 1916, then breakup in 1919. They begin writing to each other again in 1926 and finally marry...

Correspondence, 1941 July 11-20

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 6
Identifier: id290349
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists mostly of love letters between Ella-May Abbott of New Orleans, Louisiana and Walter James Rathbun who is based in ship ports in the United States, Europe, Nicaragua and the Panama Canal Zone.  Letters from Walter Rathbun’s Mother, Mrs. J. Baird of Floral Park, New Jersey and other family members are included. Ella-May and Walter begin a correspondence courtship in 1916, then breakup in 1919. They begin writing to each other again in 1926 and finally marry...

Correspondence, 1941 July 20-31

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 7
Identifier: id290352
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The collection consists mostly of love letters between Ella-May Abbott of New Orleans, Louisiana and Walter James Rathbun who is based in ship ports in the United States, Europe, Nicaragua and the Panama Canal Zone.  Letters from Walter Rathbun’s Mother, Mrs. J. Baird of Floral Park, New Jersey and other family members are included. Ella-May and Walter begin a correspondence courtship in 1916, then breakup in 1919. They begin writing to each other again in 1926 and finally marry...

Correspondence, 1941 August 1-17

 File — Box: 6, Folder: 8
Identifier: id290355
Scope and Contents

Ella-May orders a new white uniform and cap for Walter.  She prepares for her trip to the Canal Zone by buying luggage, clothes and getting shots.