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Corporal Edwin B. and Jeanie Lasher Second World War correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: 2019-011-s-r

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 262 letters between Corporal Edwin B. Lasher and his wife, Jeanie, during the Second World War. Corporal Lasher served with the 7th Motion Picture Unit as a technician. Many of Corporal Lasher's letters tell stories of interacting with the Italian populace, and also include letters from his time as a private first class. Jeanie Lasher's letters to her husband discuss her daily routines, activities with friends and family, and news about friends and family.

Also included in this collection are miscellaneous letters written by various authors, a few pieces of ephemera, newspaper and magazine clippings, and a photograph.

Dates

  • 1944 - 1951

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.

Extent

.4 Linear Feet (1 document box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains 262 letters between Corporal Edwin B. Lasher and his wife, Jeanie, during the Second World War.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically by author.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Between the Covers Rare Books.

Processing Information

Processed by John Encarnacion, September 2019.
Title
Finding aid for the Corporal Edwin B. and Jeanie Lasher Second World War correspondence
Status
Completed
Author
John Encarnacion
Date
9/4/2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries Repository

Contact:
Chapman University
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Orange 92866 USA US