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Anthony N. Smith Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD386
Content Description

Collection consists of approximately 200 letters from Smith to his parents from 1943-1946, including newspaper clippings, photographs and postcards. A letter from February 11, 1946 included a burned letter that had been in an airmail plane crash. Notes regarding content description of 185 letters were provided by Barbara Mason (Smith) Selby.

Dates: 1943-1946

BERNARD J. MURPHY PAPERS

 Collection
Identifier: TMD41
SCOPE AND CONTENT

The collection spans December 24, 1944 to March 29, 1945 and includes letters between Murphy and his wife, Yvette. Also included are letters between Murphy and his sister-in-law, Rheita Turgeon. Murphy began sending letters home just two days after his arrival in Italy. His first letters describe his impressions of Italy. Later letters provide numerous details and observations about his life on the front lines, his brief hospitalization and his short assignment to a rest camp.

Dates: 1944-1945

CHARLES MINOT DOLE PAPERS

 Collection
Identifier: WH1001
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The papers in this collection range from 1936 to 1976. Correspondence, articles, speech transcripts and press releases comprise the bulk of the collection. Copies of Dole's letters are included along with the many letters he received from friends and colleagues. The early correspondence reflects Dole's determination to form the National Ski Patrol. During World War II, the copious correspondence reflects Dole's efforts to convince the Army to train troops in mountain and winter warfare. Dole...
Dates: 1938-1976

Franklin Wirth Walker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: TMD387
Content Description

Collection consists mainly of correspondence from Franklin Wirth Walker to Vera Mae (Foster) Walker during his service with the 10th Mountain Division at Camp Hale, Colorado; Camp Swift, Texas; and in Italy. There are also letters from Vera to Franklin and to and from other family members and friends. One folder contains Franklin's life insurance certificate and Army salary allotment receipt, Vera's teaching contract and the couple's wedding announcement.

Dates: 1941-1945