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Mildred H. Walter Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box: WWII 115, Folder: 5-10, Folder: 1-6
Identifier: 2019-118-w-r

Content Description

This collection contains approximately 70 correspondence to Mildred H. Walter neé Hinds during the Second World War. The bulk of the collection was written to Mildred in Filer, Idaho from Sgt. Richard C. "Dick" McKissick, USA during the Second World War. Also included are returned letters from Mildred to Sgt. McKissick, letters to Mildred from seven other authors, as well as three letters from a Japanese boy named Toshifumi Tatsumi in Osaka and a postcard from B. Kanno in Japan from 1915-1917 while Mildred was as yet unmarried (last name Hinds) and living in Illinois.

Dates

  • 1915 November 10 - 1945 December 8
  • Majority of material found within 1943 May 7 - 1945 December 8

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

.3 Linear Feet (6 folders)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

This collection contains approximately 70 correspondence to Mildred H. Walter neé Hinds during the Second World War. The bulk of the collection was written to Mildred from Sgt. Richard C. "Dick" McKissick, USA during the Second World War. Also included are returned letters from Mildred to Sgt. McKissick, letters to Mildred from seven other authors, as well as three letters from a Japanese boy named Toshifumi Tatsumi in Osaka and a postcard from B. Kanno in Japan from 1915-1917.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by author and chronology:

Series 1, Correspondence from Richard McKissick

Series 2, Correspondence to Richard McKissick

Series 3, Correspondence from various authors

Series 4, Correspondence from Japan

Series 5, Partial or undated correspondence

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Knox Martin, purchaser.
Title
Finding Aid for the Mildred H. Walter Second World War correspondence
Status
Completed
Author
Andrew Harman
Date
11/15/2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Contact:
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States