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Clarence J. Adams Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box: WWII 87, Folder: 23, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2019-077-w-r

Content Description

This collection contains two letters from CCM Clarence Joseph Adams, USN to his family during the Second World War. The letters were sent two months apart after he heard of the arrival of his daughter, the donor, Sally Ann Adams, and the second letter addresses her directly. In the first letter, CCM Adams tells his wife about his excitement at receiving a telegram informing him of Sally Ann's arrival and he and the other chiefs had cigars.

Dates

  • 1945 May 2 - 1945 July 9

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.

Biographical / Historical

Chief Carpenters Mate Clarence Joseph "C.J." Adams, United States Navy served aboard the USS Bon Homme Richard (CV-31) during the Second World War. His daughter, Sally Ann, was born in April 1945 just before these letters were sent.

Extent

0.01 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Overview

This collection contains two letters from CCM Clarence Joseph Adams, USN to his family during the Second World War.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in chronological order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Sally Ann Adams, Chapman University Class of 1996.
Title
Finding Aid for the Clarence J. Adams Second World War correspondence
Status
Completed
Author
Andrew Harman
Date
8/23/2019
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