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1 Title:   Robert L. Bennett World War II letters  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Bennett, Robert L.  
  Dates:   1943-1946  
The collection consists of correspondence from Robert L. Bennett to his parents while serving in the 2nd Army then later the 8th Army from 1943, 1945-1946. Letters written from training camps in Ft. Riley, Kansas, and Tennessee, and military posts in California, describe the geographic areas, training, and Bennett's duties. Letters written from the Pacific Theater discuss the Philippines, especially Manila and Leyte, and Japan. Letters include descriptions of the area, the people, camp life, and typhoons; and regard Japanese prisoners of war and independence of the Philippines. Post war letters regard Bennett's duties of processing troops in and out of the area and teaching classes for the army.
  Identifier:   ms2365  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   William Bruce Eidson, Jr. papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Eidson, William Bruce, 1922-1999  
  Dates:   1919-1963  
The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and ephemera dated from 1919 to 1963 and collected by the William Bruce Eidson family of Ways (or Richmond Hill), Bryan County, Georgia. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence from William Bruce Eidson, Jr. to his parents from 1939 to 1952 while he was a student at Georgia Tech, in the army as a flight trainee and part of its specialized training program, and a journalism student at the University of Georgia after the war. Also included is a group of letters written by William Bruce Eidson to his wife from 1919 to 1952 while he worked elsewhere in the lumber trade and later as part of the Civilian Conservation Corps and in Columbus, Georgia at Fort Benning.
  Identifier:   ms3087  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   Betty Sargent papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Sargent, Betty Lee, 1912-2009  
  Dates:   1868-2009  
This collection consists of biographical information, correspondence, photographs, printed material, research files, and writings. The correspondence is primarily between Betty Sargent and her family and friends from the 1930s until the early 2000s. There is also material related to the First American-Japanese Student Conference, World War II, and Betty's career with the Georgia Review. The careers and activities of Robert Dell, William Shirer, and Stefan Lux are documented in the correspondence, research files, and writings. A portion of the collection documents the Sargent family troubles involving James Sargent's health.
  Identifier:   ms3866  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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