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Leary Family correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 744

Overview

This collection comprises the correspondence of Richard K. Leary (Private, Company B, 28th Training Battalion) and his wife, Arlene, during World War II from September through December 1942, while he was stationed at Fort Riley, Kansas and she was back home in Laconia, New Hampshire. There are also a few letters from other family members and friends in Laconia.

Dates

  • September-December 1942

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Physical Location

RH MS 744

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, Charles Apfelbaum, 1997.

Title
Guide to the Leary Family Collection
Subtitle
Leary Family correspondence
Author
Finding aid prepared by mab, 2006; Finding aid encoded by mab, 2006
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in <language encodinganalog="language">English.</language>
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/0716723558
Preferred citation
Leary Family Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 744, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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