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Horace F. Westwood World War II Letters

Call Number: MS215

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Scope and Contents
This collection consists of letters written by Horace F. Westwood (Crane 1938), U.S. Naval Reserve Chaplain's Corps, during his assignment to a Marine Corps unit in the South Pacific from spring 1943 to Christmas Eve 1944. Letters include Westwood's drawings to explain his experience in the military to his children, Joan and Wallis. Also included is a short biography written by his family, a note explaining the several generations of the Westwood family having graduated from Tufts, news clippings that detail his efforts as a minister in Houston, Texas, and a vertical file containing a transcript and correspondence from his time at the Crane Theological School.
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This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
Some material in this collection may be protected by copyright and other rights. Please see “Reproductions and Use” on the Digital Collections and Archives website for more information about reproductions and permission to publish. No documentation is available regarding the intellectual property rights in this collection.
This collection is arranged in one series.
Majority of material found within 1943 -- 1944
1932 -- 2003
0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Related Names
Westwood, Horace F. (Horace Frederick)
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