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"Boom" Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box: WWII 22, Folder: 16
Identifier: 2017-670-w-r

Content Description

This collection contains one correspondence from "Boom" written in Pearl Harbor preceding the Second World War. "Boom" was serving on a ship in the United States Navy and was writing to his sweetheart in San Diego on Easter Sunday. He mentioned buying her some gifts from Honolulu and seeing a program at the YMCA, having beers, with a friend named Chappel. He mentioned coming home soon, but it may take some time once he gets in because he is in charge of the ship's compass.

Dates

  • 1938 April 17

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.

Extent

.025 Linear feet (1 folder)

Overview

This collection contains one correspondence from "Boom" written in Pearl Harbor preceding the Second World War.

Custodial History

The donor, Aaron Brick, found the letter on the ground in San Francisco shortly after an older neighbor moved out.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Aaron Brick.
Title
Finding Aid for the "Boom" Second World War correspondence
Status
Completed
Author
Andrew Harman
Date
2/22/2018
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