Kelvie and Jewel Jennings Family Papers

Authors

Jewel Jennings

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Description

This handwritten letter, dated September 18, 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 activities, his suggestions for her travel plans, and his interactions with other enlisted men. The letter goes on to describe how anxious he is to have her with him and his hopes for their future. The letter is written on Marine Corps stationary with the Semper Fidelis logo in the top center. The envelope bears a red six cent air mail envelope and a postmark for San Diego, California, September 18, 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

9-18-1942

Time Period

1940-1949

Geographic Location

San Diego, (Cali.)

Object Type

text

Format (original)

correspondence: 3 pages

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS-801_1942-09_Letter-Thursday-Night_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, September 18, 1942

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