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Vincent Myers Clark Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box: WWII 17, Folder: 16
Identifier: 2017-174-w-r

Content Description

This collection contains one postcard, one letter, one v-mail, and three photographs sent to Vincent Myers Clark from his friends Technicians Fifth Grade Harry Giddings and Frank Cate, US Army, during the Second World War. The letters from Giddings describe the ongoing campaign in the Philippines and the Pacific Islands, while Cate's letter mentions traveling after the conclusion of the War in Europe. The three photographs are of Giddings; one photo of him, one photo of him and his girfriend in Hawaii, and one of his gravestone.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1944 May 7- 1945 May 25

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

Harry Giddings was born on 7 September 1914. He was killed by demolition debris in Okinawa, Japan, on 22 July 1945. He was buried in Sunrise Memorial Cemetary in Hermantown, Minnesota. No biographical information for Frank Cate is present.

Extent

.08 Linear feet

Overview

This collection contains one postcard, one letter, one v-mail, and three photographs sent to Vincent Myers Clark from his friends T/5 Harry Giddings and Frank Cate, USA, during the Second World War.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by material type, author, and date. Series 1: Correspondence -- Series 2: Ephemera

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Carol A. Biles.

Legal Status

Donor retains any copyright and related rights. For more information, consult original donation form.
Title
Finding Aid for the Vincent Myers Clark Second World War correspondence
Status
Under Revision
Author
Lee Feldman
Date
1/2/2018
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Contact:
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States