Kelvie and Jewel Jennings Family Papers

Authors

Kelvie Jennings

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Description

This handwritten letter, dated August 8, 1942, is written to Jewel Jennings in Jackson, Mississippi, from her husband, Kelvie Jennings, at a Marine Corps training camp in San Diego, California. The letter discusses his current training schedule, his correspondence with family and friends, speculation on the draft situation, and his thoughts on guard duty. The letter goes on to describe how much he misses her and his hopes for their future together. The letter is written on U. S. Marine Corps stationary with an illustration of uniformed men carrying flags in the top center. The envelope bears a red six cent air mail postage stamp in the upper right, a Marine Corps Base ink stamp, a postmark for San Diego, California, August 8, 1942.

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Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Publication Date

8-8-1942

Time Period

1940-1949

Geographic Location

San Diego, (Cali.)

Object Type

text

Format (original)

correspondence: 4 pages

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS-801_1942-08_Letter-Thursday-AM_0001s

Source

Mississippi State University Libraries, Special Collections, Manuscripts Division, Jennings (Kelvie and Jewel) Family Papers, Box 1, Folders 1-3

Repository

Manuscripts

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version)

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Letter, Kelvie Jennings to His Wife, Jewel Jennings, August 8, 1942

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