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W. A. Fountain Letters to Evelyn Lanphere

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS 00220
Content Description This collection consists of over 85 handwritten letters and 3 photographs. It documents the final year of World War II (1945) from the perspective of a United States Navy parachute rigger stationed at U.S.N.A.S. Klamath Falls in Oregon. W.A. (Wilfred Allen or Al) Fountain wrote to Evelyn Ruth Lanphere, who lived in Coupeville, on Whidbey Island, in Washington State. Few letters are dated; envelope postmarks detail the letters’ chronology. The end of World War II is often discussed....

Framed Print of Wren Building

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00482

Bill Gelbach Letters

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Identifier: SC 01502
Scope and Contents Letters to father William H. Gelbach about the war in the Pacific. Includes two photographs from New Guinea.

George Fisher Letter to Mr. Catlett

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Identifier: SC 01376
Content Description One page letter regarding his business with Anna Fitzhugh's property in Northern Virginia.

George W. Talbot Letter to E. Augustus Russell

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Identifier: SC 01394
Content Description Letter from George W. Talbot in New York to E. Augustus Russell in Petersburg, Virginia in regard to a bill of lading

George W. Tinsley Letter

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Identifier: SC 01386
Content Description Two page letter from Amelia Court House, Virginia regarding the need for a loan in order to pay for debts. Tinsley does not go into great detail as to why he has fallen on such hard times except to blame the war for his embarrassing situation. He also informs his recipient that he cannot put up any sort of collateral against his loan except his honor.

Gordon Luck Letter to Leonora Fetters

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Identifier: SC 01407
Content Description Seven page letter from Gordon Luck to his love interest, Leonora. Luck is a Private in the Army working at General Field Hospital #16 in France. Luck is a doctor who dispenses medications within the hospital. In his letter he informs Leonora that he was promoted to First Class Private which will increase his pay by $3.60 per month. Luck reports on his work, dealings with colleagues, and discourages Leonora for wanting to be in the war as it is not as glorious of an endeavor as she may...

Ray Granke Letter

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Identifier: SC 01516
Scope and Contents Letter to Mary, Ralph, and family about his travels in Australia and New Guinea, his past furlough, and his romantic adventures.

Great Britain Maundy three pence coin and Queen Victoria Jeton

 Collection — Folder: 1689 Coin
Identifier: SC 01641
Scope and Contents Silver three pence coin from Great Britain depicting the bust of William III and Queen Mary. A hole was drilled into the coin, possibly done after Mary's death to evil spirits could exit the coin and render it safe for use. The Jeton has 20 stamped on it with an image of Queen Victoria on the verso. It, like the 3 pence coin, has a similar hole drilled into it at the crown of the Queen's head.

C. Griffin Letter

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Identifier: SC 01488
Scope and Contents Letter to children about traveling from Massachusetts to visit family and observe the upcoming holidays.

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