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Edward Farrington Abbott, Jr. Papers, 1915-1978, n.d.

Correspondence, 1924-1945
0.40 linear feet.
Catalog Number: M225.1

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Series Description:
World War II correspondence of Edward Farrington Abbott, Jr. to family members, 1942-1945. Primary correspondents are his parents, Helen Abbott (sister), and Margaret Campbell (sister), but other family members are represented as well. The scope extends from his time in training as a weather observer through his year of service in North Africa. The letters principally concern Abbott's day-to-day and recreational activities. Also includes two letters to his parents from 1924.
Arrangement:Chronological.
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Finding Aid/Index: Restrictions:None.


Miscellaneous Biographical Material, 1915-1978, n.d.
0.10 linear feet.
Catalog Number: M225.2

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Series Description:
This series contains school report cards, identification cards from the Civil Aeronautics Administration and other agencies, contract bridge cards, identification card photographs, newspaper clippings, and other miscellaneous biographical material. The bulk of the material is for Edward Farrington Abbott, Jr., with a few items for other immediate family members.
Arrangement:Chronological.
General Note:
Finding Aid/Index: Restrictions:None.


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