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Lucian W. Alexander Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01029
Scope and Contents Diary, 1942-1943, of Corporal Lucian W. Alexander while he was stationed in India during World War II. Alexander was member of the 679th Signal Corps of the United States Army. The diary contains 46 handwritten pages, 10 of those are itinerary pages of places he visited, 8 pages contain more descriptive entries, and last section of the diary contains 28 pages of autographs and addresses.

Cynthia Barlowe and Raymond Kimbrough Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1993.29
Scope and Contents Papers, 1909-1966, relating to institutions in Williamsburg, Virginia including The College of William and Mary, Matthew Whaley School and Bruton Parish Church collected by Cynthia Barlowe and Raymond Kimbrough.

Biase J. Velente Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00067
Overview One letter from Biase J. Velente to Ida Lyshon postmarked May 15, 1944.  Velente served in World War II in Company A of the 38 Regiment of the 2nd Tank Battalion.  His letter is from Camp Croft, South Carolina.

Paul Bilofsky Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00717
Scope and Contents Letters, 1943, written to Paul Bilofsky, a soldier stationed at Camp Peary. Authors include Bilofsky's sister Mary as well as other friends and relatives. Letters include information about their personal life, rationing of food, events that they attended, wanting to be pen pals, and romantic messages, among others.

Blizzard Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/MS 00006
Scope and Contents The collection contains correspondence, photographs and other material related to three Franklin, West Virginia brothers who served in the United States military during World War II. The bulk of the collection consists of nearly 200 letters of outgoing correspondence penned by three brothers, Arlie, Arthur, and W. Russell Blizzard to their mother and sisters in Franklin, West Virginia. Some of the topics discussed in the correspondence include army training, work, Arlie's visit to Japan and...

Carl M. Bunker Letters

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Identifier: SC 01010
Scope and Contents Letters, 1944-1945, written by Carl M. Bunker, a private in the US Army during World War II, to his parents in Dayton, Ohio.  For more detailed description provided by the seller, click on the Finding Aid link below.

Cyril Buzek, Sr. Papers

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Identifier: 01/MS 00077
Scope and Contents 154 letters, 2 postcards, and a photograph, 1945–1946.  The letters are from Cyril Buzek to his parents and sisters in Lane City, Texas.  Buzek came to Camp Peary, near Williamsburg, Virginia, in January 1945 for basic training in the Navy.  After short stints in Norfolk and Newport News, he was sent to Panama in July 1945, where he was posted at various sites.  The nearly continuous stream of letters ended in late December 1945, but there were two additional ones from Panama written in May...

Camp Roberts (Ca.) Congratulatory Notes

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Identifier: SC 01114
Scope and Contents Contains a selection of brief handwritten notes from numerous United States Army soldiers undergoing basic training at Camp Roberts, California. They are all written to a fellow soldier at Camp Roberts. Many name the recipient as "Bob." Written during October of 1943, the letters are informal and consist of reminiscences and well-wishes, as the soldiers were about to graduate and go their separate ways.

Charlie A. Wilson and Margot Wilson Correspondence

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2010.576
Scope and Contents Contains correspondence, 1942-1945, between Charlie A. Wilson and his wife Margot Wilson.  The letters start in 1942 when Charlie first goes to training and track his trek through Europe during the War. As he is shipped overseas he and his wife  write about how life is in their new realities, the war, and changes in their own personal relationship .  Letters were shipped by V-mail, regular mail and airmail and several are stamped by the censor. There are a few newspaper clippings from the Stars...

Colgate Dorr Papers

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Identifier: SC 00890
Scope and Contents Included are 4 letters of then 2nd Lt. Colgate Dorr (1920-2006) written to his parents between September and November 1944, while stationed in San Francisco, California and then Hawaii during the last year of World War II; and a poem "'We Graduate to War, A Poem for the Class of '41' by Colgate Dorr, '41."

Also included are two 1915 stock certificates and a 1912 postcard sent from Germany and addressed to Jessy (?) Colgate, Utica.

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