Edward Donald Gehring Second World War correspondence
Collection — Box: WWII 82, Carton: 1-4
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.
- Majority of material found within 1941 April 9-1973 May 13
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Biographical / Historical
Biographical information can be found in Series 4.
.32 Linear feet
Language of Materials
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.
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.
Chapman does not hold the IP rights to this collection.
- Correspondence -- World War, 1939-1945 Subject Source: Local sources
- Greeting Card Subject Source: Local sources
- Military training camps Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. -- Navy Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- World War (1939-1945) Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Finding Aid for the Edward Donald Gehring Second World War correspondence
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- Lee Feldman
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