This collection contains correspondence written between Chaplain (Colonel) William B. Hood, United States Army Air Force and
members of his family and friends during the Second World War. Also included are postcards, forms, pamphlets and newspapers,
documents, a short biography, and a photograph of Ch. (Col.) Hood in uniform.
Reverend William B. Hood was born in Newberry County, South Carolina on February 14, 1900. He attended Linwood College in
North Carolina, Erskine College and Erskine Theological Seminary, and Livingston College in London, England where he studied
tropical medicine in preparation for foreign missionary service. On June 7, 1928, while serving as a missionary in West Africa,
Rev. Hood married Katherine Elizabeth Anderson.
2.5 Linear Feet
(2 cartons, 1 document box )
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