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James Williamson World War II letters

James Williamson World War II letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: James Williamson World War II letters
Creator: Williamson, James B.
Inclusive Dates: 1944-1946
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 3 folders
Collection Number: ms2147
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence from James Williamson to his family from 1944-1946. Williamson writes from Camp Peary, Virginia, New Port, Rhode Island, Little Creek, Virginia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and aboard the U.S.S. Chicago. Correspondence regards camp life and training, radar school, and sea duty. The collection also contains photographs of Electronics and Combat Information Center personnel taken aboard the U.S.S. Chicago in Tokyo Harbor, and additional photographs of American carrier ships in Tokyo in 1945.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James Williamson World War II letters, ms2147, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters, 1944 ( 48 item(s) )
12Letters, 1944-1946 ( 35 item(s) )
13Photographs, 1945