Finding aid for the Connie Conaway letters 7014

Finding aid prepared by Sue Luftschein
USC Libraries Special Collections
Doheny Memorial Library 206
3550 Trousdale Parkway
Los Angeles, California, 90089-0189
2013 June

Title: Connie Conaway letters
Collection number: 7014
Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
Language of Material: English
Container: 1
Physical Description: 0.42 Linear feet 1 box
Date (inclusive): 1943-1945

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Preferred Citation

[Box/folder# or item name], Connie Conaway letters, Collection no. 7014, Regional History Collection, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

Scope and Content

Letters and postcards from Corporal Art Harm to Connie (Vernacaleen) Conaway (Haught). Although primarly love letters, the letters and postcards also contain details about Corporal Harm's basic training at Fort Murphy, Florida. The letters begin in May 1943 and end in September 1943. Also included is a photograph of Corporal Harm, inscribed to Connie and dated June 22, 1943; a telegram; and a letter from Cyrus Lounsbury. Connie was born in Oklahoma, but was living in Los Angeles by 1943. She died in Los Angeles in 1998.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Soldiers--United States--20th century--Archival resources
United States. Army--Military life--Archival resources