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Walter and Betty Boadway First World War correspondence

 Collection — document-box: Boadway 1, Folder: data_value_missing_f9387769de276f7692926edfafb3ecda
Identifier: 2014-164-w-r
This collection contains 103 correspondence between Betty and Walter ("Buddy") Boadway from 1917-1919. 45 of the correspondence are written by Betty to Walter from Pasadena and Avalon (Catalina Island), CA, and 58 are written by Walter to Betty from Foggia, Italy and Paris, France.

Folders one and two contain letters by Betty to Walter in chronological order. Folders three through five contain folders from Walter to Betty in chronological order. Folder six contains two reproductions of photographs - one of Walter in uniform and one of Betty.


  • 1917 - 1919

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This collection is open for research.

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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.


0.2 Linear Feet (1 box)


Letters written by both Betty and Walter Boadway while Lieutenant Walter Boadway was stationed abroad at the 8th Aviation Instruction Center in Italy, and later in Paris, France during World War One.


This collection is arranged in five folders by sender. Within each folder, letters are arranged chronologically when possible.

Folder One: Betty to Walter, March-July 1918

Folder Two: Betty to Walter, Aug-Dec 1918; Mar-Apr 1919

Folder Three: Walter to Betty, Oct 1917-Jan 1918

Folder Four: Walter to Betty, Jun-Aug 1918

Folder Five: Walter to Betty, Aug-Oct 1918

Physical Location

Leatherby Libraries
Finding Aid for Walter and Betty Boadway First World War Correspondence
Daniel Levy
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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