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Walters Family Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box: WWII 90, Folder: 1-24, Folder: 1-24
Identifier: 2017-308-w-r

Content Description

This collection contains correspondence written by Sergeant Robert H. "Bob" Walters, U.S. Army Air Force, Sergeant Theodore W. "Ted" Walters, U.S Marine Corps, and Elizabeth "Bettie" Walters during the Second World War. Bob served in the Army Air Corps as a radio technician during the push through Italy while Ted served as a Marine pilot in the Pacific theater. Bettie worked overseas for the American Red Cross, traveling with Patton's Second Army across Europe. She witnessed the liberation of Dachau in 1945.

Dates

  • 1942 August 7-1945 August 12

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

1 Linear Feet (1 carton)

Overview

This collection contains correspondence from the Walters siblings to their parents, their friends, and each other during the Second World War.

Arrangement

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

Series 1: correspondence from Robert H. Walters to Aaron and Verna Walters

Series 2: correspondence from Robert H. Walters to Edna Duvall

Series 3: Robert H. Walters, currency

Series 4: Robert H. Walters, clippings, newspapers

Series 5: correspondence from Theodore W. Walters to Aaron and Verna Walters

Series 6: correspondence from Theodore W. Walters to Elizabeth "Bettie" Walters

Series 7: Theodore W. Walters, calling card

Series 8: correspondence from Elizabeth "Bettie" Walters to Aaron and Verna Walters

Series 9: correspondence from Bettie Walters to Agnes Bard

Series 10: correspondence from Bettie Walters to Bob Walters

Series 11: correspondence to Aaron and Verna Walters, miscellaneous

Series 12: Bettie Walters, photograph

Series 13: Bettie Walters, clippings, newspapers

Series 14: Bettie Walters, luggage tag

Series 15: information, biographical

Custodial History

This collection was assembled by Elizabeth "Bettie" MacInnes.

Custodial History

The donor, Ian C. MacInnes is the stepson of Elizabeth "Bettie" MacInnes neƩ Walters. Bettie married Commander John Nealon MacInnes, United States Naval Reserve on November 27th, 1946.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ian C. MacInnes, Sr.

Legal Status

Donor retains any copyright and related rights. For more information, consult original donation form.
Title
Finding Aid for the Walters Family Second World War correspondence
Status
Completed
Author
Lorraine Shaller
Date
6/8/2018
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Contact:
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States