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Reames brothers Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box: WWII 17, Folder: 17
Identifier: 2017-229-w-r

Content Description

This collection contains eight correspondences from brothers Private First Class Earl Mitchell Reames and Major John Pooley Reames, US Army, to their sister, Anna Lee Reames, during the Second World War. In his four letters, Earl discusses films he had recently seen, meeting President Franklin Roosevelt, vowing to write more, encouraging Anna on her new job, relaxing in Hawaii, and returning to his outfit. In his four letters, John writes about his new post in the Northern Combat Area Command, missing his family and feeling homesick, films he'd watched, and sending along souvenirs in the form of Chinese and Japanese currency.

Dates

  • 1944 July 4-1944 September 10

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

.08 Linear feet (1 folder)

Overview

This collection contains eight correspondences from brothers PFC. Earl Mitchell Reames and Major John Pooley Reames, USA, to their sister, Anna Lee Reames, during the Second World War.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by material type, author, and date.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Anna R. Maring.

Legal Status

Donor irrevocably transfers, conveys, and assigns to Chapman University all Intellectual Property Rights for the Donated Materials. For more information, consult original donation form.
Title
Finding Aid for the Reames brothers Second World War correspondence
Status
Under Revision
Author
Lee Feldman
Date
1/3/2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Contact:
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States