Physical Description: 0.1 Linear Feet(2 folders)
Scope and Contents
This series contains correspondence from Lt. Malcolm Farmer, USA to his mother, wife Doris, and brother Al during the Second
World War. The bulk of the letters and V-Mail were sent to his mother and there is one letter each for Doris and Al.
August 8, 1943, will be glad when the war is over but concerned over the "social trouble" when it is over. He is sure that
he will get foreign service and wants to see new places but sad that it is during war time.
October 19, 1943, North Africa, "We have seen a lot of the Arabs. They are a great deal dirtier than Southwestern Indians.
Their life is quite similar, however."
September 13, 1944, Sardinia, Doris sent clippings about the education plan for returning soldiers (GI Bill), would like to
get another degree, maybe continue work at the museum, but "it is difficult to plan a thing for the future the way the world
Special Note: letter dated 2 December, 1944 is misdated. It is supposed to be January 1944 and has been placed in the appropriate
1 V-mail form, correspondence discontinuation form