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Charles and Winston Hodgson World War II collection

Charles and Winston Hodgson World War II collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Charles and Winston Hodgson World War II collection
Creator: Hodgson, Josephine
Inclusive Dates: 1930-1946
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.26 Linear Feet 1 box, 1 oversized folder
Collection Number: ms2464
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Josephine Hodgson, Charles Hodgson, and Winston D. Hodgson were siblings. Charles Hodgson was a Technical Sergeant with the 513 Ordnance Company, U.S. Army, in the European Theater, and Winston D. Hodges was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps, both during World War II.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence addressed to Josephine Hodgson from Charles N. Hodgson, Winston D. Hodgson, and James G. Paine, Jr. while serving during World War II, from 1942-1946. The majority of correspondence are from Charles, and regard his duties as well as the destruction in France and Germany. Letters from Paine describe England and social life in the military. The collection also includes newspaper clippings concerning the World War II service of Winston D. Hodgson, photographs, and a Lucy Cobb Academy diploma presented to Josephine Hull Hodgson, May 26, 1930.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Gift of Josephine Hodgson.

Preferred Citation

Charles and Winston Hodgson World War II collection, ms2464, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2020.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Great Britain.
Soldiers -- Correspondence.
United States. Army. Ordnance Heavy Maintenance Company, 513th
United States. Marine Corps
United States. Navy
World War, 1939-1945 -- France.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Charles Hodgson letters, 1943-1945
Contains correspondence and photographs, including a photograph of Julia F. Hodgson and Sgt. Hodgson receiving Bronze Star.
12James G. Paine, Jr. letters, 1943-1945
Contains correspondence to Josephine from Paine while serving in the Navy in the European and Pacific Theaters.
13Winston D. Hodgson papers, 1943-1945
Contains two photographs, a poem, letter (from Winston, Parris Island, South Carolina, to Josephine), newspaper clippings, Memorial services program (held at the University of Georgia Fine Arts Auditorium), and Sgt. Barnie P. Jones letter.
14Hodgson material, 1942-1946
Contains jewelry (three tiny marine crests, two large marine crests, and an engraved identification bracelet of J. Hodgson), military printed materials, and photocopies of newspaper clippings.
15 Marine League Bulletin , 1945 June
1Lucy Cobb Academy diploma, 1930 May 26