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Letters from Kern, 1940 - 1945

 Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSA 394, Series 2

Scope and Contents

Elmer Jr was an excellent writer who frequently wrote to his family, which is evident in this series. He wrote to his parents, sister, and aunt from his several locations; Purdue University, Fort Benjamin Harrison, Fort Sill, Camp Roberta, Camp Beale, liasion flying school in Kansas, Camp Cooke, New York, France, and Germany. This series is separated into three subseries; to his parents, to his sister, and to Miss Ethel Kern.


  • 1940 - 1945

Access Information

The collection is open for research.


0.908 Cubic Feet (2 letter-size full-width manuscript boxes, 1 letter-size half-width manuscript box)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


This series consists of three subseries of three different recipients. Within each subseries, materials 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