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From Father, 1941 - 1945

 File — Box: 01, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSA 394, Series 1, File 2

Scope and Contents

In this file, there are five telegrams and five V-Mail letters from Dad, Elmer Sr., to Elmer Jr. with three of them with their original envelopes from the Embarkation Army Post Office. The last three letters are stamped "deceased" on the back of the letter, signed by Thomas B. Black (Elmer's personnel officer). The envelopes are stamped with the following; "the inclosed v-mail letter is returned because it was undeliverable at the address shown or to which forwarded". The five telegrams are through the Western Union are dated in 1941 and were sent to Elmer Jr and his sister, Ruth, from his trip he took to visit relatives.


  • 1941 - 1945

Access Information

The collection is open for research.


From the Series: 0.727 Cubic Feet (2 letter-size full-width manuscript boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Materials in this folder are arranged chronologically.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States