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Sydney C. Heindel, Jr. World War II collection

Sydney C. Heindel, Jr. World War II collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sydney C. Heindel, Jr. World War II collection
Creator: Heindel, Sydney C.
Inclusive Dates: 1928-1946
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms2561
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Sydney C. Heindel, soldier with the U.S. Army's Ordnance Heavy Automotive Maintenance Company, stationed in China and India during World War II.

Scope and Content

The collection mainly consists of correspondence of Sydney C. Heindel, Jr. to his parents in Cornelia, Georgia, from 1942-1946. Heindel's letters detail his training at military camps and schools in California, Nebraska, and at the Army Specialized Training Program (Stanford University, California). Heindel also writes from China and India, describing his duties with the Maintenance Company, the locales, news of family and friends, books he has read, and military social life. The collection also consists of some photographs, currency from China and India, and some miscellaneous papers.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Sydney C. Heindel, Jr. World War II collection, ms 2561, 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

Army Specialized Training Program (U.S.)
Military training camps -- California.
Military training camps -- Nebraska.
Soldiers -- Correspondence.
Soldiers -- Georgia.
United States. Army. Ordnance Heavy Automotive Maintenance Company, 441st
World War, 1939-1945.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters, 1942 February 2-1943 January 21
12Letters, 1943 January 23-February 26
13Letters, 1943 March 1-May 25
14Letters, 1943 May 26-June 17
15Letters, 1943 June 20-July 12
16Letters, 1943 July 13-August 9
17Letters, 1943 August 10-September 1
18Letters, 1943 September 2-September 27
19Letters, 1943 September 28-October 31
110Letters, 1943 November 2-November 30
111Letters, 1943 December 2-1944 January 16
112Letters, 1944 January 17-February 21
113Letters, 1944 February 24-March 23
114Letters, 1944 March 29-April 24
115Letters, 1944 April 25-May 29
116Letters, 1944 May 30-July 3
117Letters, 1944 July 4-July 27
118Letters, 1944 July 28-September 17
119Letters, 1944 September 25-November 10
120Letters, 1944 November 11-December 7
121Letters, 1944 December 10-1945 February 17
122Letters, 1945 February 23-April 21
123Letters, 1945 April 23-June 26
124Letters, 1945 June 30-August 10
125Letters, 1945 August 12-October 11
126Letters, 1945 October 14-November 23
127Letters, 1945 November 25-1946 January 26
128Letters, undated
129Photographs, 1942, 1945, undated
130Undeveloped Negatives, undated
131Currency, 1928-1944
132Miscellaneous, 1943-1945
Consists of issue of The Stanford Daily; issue of Stanford Today; Army Service Forces, Ordinance Department, Ordance Automotive School graduation program; Authorization For Allotment of Pay; postcards; newspaper clippings; The History of the 441st Ordinance HV Auto Maint Co.