Finding Aid for the Patricia Reynolds Afghanistan and Iraq War correspondence 2016.189.w.r
Center for American War Letters Archives
Orange, CA 92866
Contributing Institution: Center for American War Letters Archives
Title: Patricia Reynolds Afghanistan and Iraq War correspondence
source: Reynolds, Patricia
Identifier/Call Number: 2016.189.w.r
Physical Description: .6 Linear feet (2 folders)
Date (bulk): 1970 November 30 - 2013 December 25
Abstract: This collection contains 90 correspondence from multiple service members to Patricia Reynolds as a part of a pen pals group called Friends of Our Troops
Language of Material: English .
Container: Afghan/Iraq Box 4
This collection is open for research.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Patricia Reynolds
This collection is sorted by alphabetically by author's last name.
[Item title / description; Box "n" / Folder "n"], Patricia Reynolds Afghanistan and Iraq War correspondence (2016.189.w.r), Center for American War Letters Archives, Chapman University, CA.
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This collection contains 90 correspondence from multiple service members to Patricia Reynolds as a part of a pen pals group called Friends of Our Troops. Several service members from the Navy, Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Marine Corps participated in the group. The correspondence ranged between 1985 and 2013, while the majority of the collection is from 2001-2011. The service members expressed gratitude for the correspondence received from Patricia and described where they were from and where they were stationed. Also included in the collection are greeting cards from the service members, mostly from Christmas. The correspondence from 1985-1990 were from service members deployed in the Phillipines, South Africa, and Japan. The majority of the collection were written from deployed troops in Balad, Saudi Arabia, Pelaram, Bigram, Bosnia, Summerall, and Bahamian.
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Subjects and Indexing Terms
Afghan War (2001-) -- Correspondence
Iraq War, 2003-2011
Iraq War -- (2003-2011) -- Correspondence