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Norman R. McGaha Second World War collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2016-095-w

Content Description

This collection contains 482 correspondence written by Norman Richardson McGaha to his wife, Ethel (nee Vinson), during the Second World War. Also included are four books, one bound copy, two note books, two photocopied discharge papers, two poems, one sheet music, and two clippings, including his obituary.

Acquisition Type



Gift of Robert N. Eli., Legacy collection

Restrictions Apply



  • 1939 - 1946


1.25 Linear Feet (1 carton and half a document box: 20 folders)


482 correspondence, personal 1939-1946 7 empty envelopes 1 blank sheet of staionary 1 hand-written note 1 hand-written calculation [budget ?] 1 aborted letter 1 tag with address 4 books 1 bound copies "Muster Roll of Officers and Enlisted Men of the U.S. Marine Corps" 2 note books (written in) 2 discharge papers, photocopies 2 poems 1 sheet music 1 photograph 1 newspaper clipping 1 newspaper clipping, photocopy (obituary) 1 hand-written page with burial information, photocopy