Guide to the World War II V-Mail Collection

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Title: World War II V-Mail Collection
Creator: Hennessey, George
Identifier/Call Number: SC.VML
Physical Description: 0.03 linear feet
Date (inclusive): 1943-1944
Abstract: The collection consists of 12 V-mail letters written to and collected by George "Geo" Hennessey between 1943 and 1944. The letters are written to both Geo and his wife, Peg, who were living in Brooklyn, New York at the time. The correspondents include Peg's brothers Lyle Claussen, Harry Claussen and an undecipherable name that could be "Kermit" Claussen, as well as Imrie Anderson. The letters discuss daily life in the war as well as commentary on news from the homefront.
Language of Material: English

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This collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was purchased with funds generously donated by Gus and Erika Manders, 2015.

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Carri Frola, 2022

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