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Jay L. Baggett Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box: WWII 75, Folder: 1-9, Folder: 1-9
Identifier: 2015-040-w-r

Content Description

This collection contains 120 correspondence from Cpl. Jay L. Baggett, USA to his mother, Mrs. Sidney Baggett, and family during the Second World War. Also included are one photograph of Cpl. Baggett in uniform, the 1942-1943 yearbook for "The Breakers," 117th Infantry, Thirtieth Infantry Division, USA, and one Christmas menu from 1943 for Service Company 117th Infantry at Camp Atterbury, Indiana.

The front pages of the yearbook are personalized for PFC Jay L. Baggett (he was a Private First Class at the time).


  • 1941 March - 1945 August

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.

Biographical / Historical

Corporal Jay L. Baggett, United States Army served in Service Company, "the Breakers," 117th Infantry, 30th Division. His training was in Georgia and he served in Germany.


0.5 Linear Feet (8 folders)

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This collection contains correspondence written by Cpl. Jay L. Baggett, USA to his mother and family during the Second World War. Also included are a photograph, a yearbook, and a Christmas menu.


This collection is arranged by material type and chronology.: correspondence, photographs, one yearbook, and ephemera.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Barbara Baggett.

finding aid for the Jay L. Baggett Second World War correspondence
Andrew Harman
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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