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The Book Shop war correspondence collection

 Collection — Box: WWII 42, Folder: 3-11, Folder: 1-9
Identifier: 2016-133-w-r

Content Description

This collection was donated by The Book Shop, LLC, a bookseller operating in Covina, California. The collection contains an assortment of letters written by various authors spanning from 1916 to 1977. A majority of the authors were servicemen writing during wartime, but there are also some letters written by civilians during the interwar period of the First and Second World Wars.

It is unknown if there is any relation between the authors and recipients of one series to the authors and recipients of another series.

Inventory: 69 correspondence, 2 photographs, 3 pamphlets

Dates

  • 1916 - 1977

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.

Extent

.5 Linear Feet (1 document box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection was donated by The Book Shop, LLC and contains an assortment of letters written by various authors spanning from 1916 to 1977.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in alphabetical order of authors' last names.



  • Series 1, Correspondence to Pauline Arnold


  • Series 2, Correspondence to Marie A. Charles


  • Series 3, Correspondence to Alta Furness


  • Series 4, The Haddon Family correspondence


  • Series 5, Correspondence to Marie McGrath


  • Series 6, Corespondence to Robert Moore


  • Series 7, Correspondence from Anthony Reiland


  • Series 8, Correspondence from various authors


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of The Book Shop, LLC

Title
Finding Aid for The Book Shop war correspondence
Status
Completed
Author
John Encarnacion
Date
8/17/2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English, Lithuanian

Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Contact:
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States