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Edward Donald Gehring Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box: WWII 82, Carton: 1-4
Identifier: 2017-179-w-r

Content Description

This collection contains contains correspondence to Aviation Machinist's Mate Edward Donald Gehring primarily, US Navy, from his mother, Elizabeth, his grandmother, Ethel, his aunt, Madeline, and her mother's employer, Ralph Dox, during and after the Second World War. Along with 134 written correspondences, this collection also contains photographs, newspaper clippings, greeting cards, postcards, and other realia.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1941 April 9-1973 May 13

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

Biographical information can be found in Series 4.

Extent

.32 Linear feet

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains contains correspondence to AMM Edward Donald Gehring primarily, USN, from his mother, Elizabeth, his grandmother, Ethel, his aunt, Madeline, and her mother's employer, Ralph Dox, during and after the Second World War.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by material type, author, and date. Series 1: Correspondence Folder 1 -- Series 2: Correspondence Folder 2 -- Series 3: Correspondence Folder 3 -- Series 4: Biographical Ephemera

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Teresa Rogers.

Legal Status

Chapman does not hold the IP rights to this collection.
Title
Finding Aid for the Edward Donald Gehring Second World War correspondence
Status
Under Revision
Author
Lee Feldman
Date
2/28/2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Contact:
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States