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Myrtle Tracy Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box: WWII 2, Folder: 3-6
Identifier: 2014-045-w-r

Scope and Contents

This collection contains correspondence written to Myrtle Tracy from three soldiers during the Second World War: James B. Carter, Ben H. Julian and Robert Niklaus. This collection also contains sheets of supplementary military information on James B. Carter and Robert Niklaus

Of particular interest are James B. Carter's letters discussing Myrtle's desire to marry before Carter left for the war.

Also of interest are Christmas and New Year's cards, sent through V-mail, by Robert Niklaus to Myrtle Tracy.

This collection contains:

8 correspondence, personal, V-mail, James B. Carter 1943-1944

1 correspondence, personal, V-mail, Ben H. Julian 1944

4 correspondence, personal, V-mail, Robert Niklaus 1943

3 sheets of supplementary information on James B. Carter and Robert Niklaus

13 total


  • 1943 March 25-1944 February 24

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.


0.07 Linear Feet (4 folders)

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This collection contains correspondence from three soldiers, writing to a woman named Myrtle Tracy, during World War Two.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ann & Doug Culver
Finding Aid of the Myrtle Tracy Second World War correspondence
Emily Neis
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Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States