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Jeanne Blackburn Second World War Correspondence

 Collection — Carton: WWII 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2014-079-w-r
This collection contains correspondence written by Jeanne Blackburn to her boyfriend, Paul Gunnison, during the Second World War. Jeanne Blackburn writes about the homefront and her activities.

In one of the letters (numbered "20" and dated September 16, 1944) she told Paul a story about a woman who was captured and tortured by Japanese soldiers. A few letters later, (numbered "23") she told him that she found out that not all the facts about the story might be true.

Most of the letters are numbered in chronological order at the top left corner, written with ink.

Dates

  • 1944 - 1945

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions. For further copyright information, please contact the archivist.

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Overview

This collection contains correspondence written by Jeanne Blackburn to her boyfriend, serviceman (rank unknown) Paul Gunnison (branch of service unknown), during the Second World War.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

Leatherby Libraries

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Marilyn Landela
Title
Finding Aid for the Jeanne Blackburn Second World War correspondence
Status
completed
Author
John Encarnacion
Date
6/8/2016
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Contact:
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States