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Collection Overview This collection contains eight letters from Louis Joseph Carchia to his sister Lillian Materazzo (Mrs. A. Materazzo), three V-Mail envelopes, and a newspaper clipping reporting funeral services for Carchia’s death (June 10th). The letters are all outgoing mail ranging in time from January 1944 to January of 1945. The V-Mail is made from photographic paper. The collection also contains enlarged photocopies of the letters.
Dates: 1944-1972; Majority of material found in 1944-1945
Collection Overview The Henry M. Nevin correspondence consists of letters, postcards, and V-mail written by or to Nevin while he was serving in the military during World War II. The largest portion of the collection consists of letters and V-mail written by Nevin to his mother, Elizabeth (Mrs. Frederick Nevin). Many of the letters are very detailed and provide interesting information about Nevin’s daily routines, activities, and surroundings. There are about 40 letters and V-mails written by Nevin’s mother to him...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1948