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Julius L. Born correspondence

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 3, Placement: 21
Identifier: MSA 58

Scope and Contents

Typed versions of thirteen letters that Lieutenant Julius L. Born wrote home to his parents while stationed in France during World War I.


  • circa 1914 - 1918


Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Copyright and Use Information

Some material in this collection is in the public domain, while other material copyrights are held by Purdue University. Consult with Purdue University Archives and Special Collections prior to reproduction of materials.

Biographical Information

Julius L. Born was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on April 14, 1891, and moved to Lafayette as a child. He attended Jefferson High School and graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 1913. Born served as a lieutenant in World War I. After the war, he went into business in Detroit before returning to Lafayette, where he died in 1941.


0.025 Cubic Feet (One folder)

Acquisition Information

Source and date of acquisition are unknown.

Processing Information

The material is housed in an acid-free folder and an acid-free box.
Julius L. Born correspondence
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Mary A. Sego
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Edition statement
Second Edition. Collection description first completed 2010-02-07.

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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