Kelvie and Jewel Jennings Family Papers

Authors

Kelvie 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 training camp in San Diego, California. The letter discusses what his duties are, his thoughts on what to do about their dog when they get stationed, and his disappointment at not getting the payroll job he asked for. The letter goes on to describe his desire to be with her and his thoughts on how to handle their personal affairs prior to moving. The letter is written on Marine Corpse stationary with the Semper Fidelis logo at the top center. The envelope bears two three cent postage stamps and a postmark for San Diego, California, September 18, 1942.

Rights

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: 4 pages

Format (digital)

PDF

Digital ID

MFM_MSS-801_1942-09_Letter-Friday-Eve_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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