Collection I-67 - Freeman Kauffmann WWII letters

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Freeman Kauffmann WWII letters


  • 1944-1945 (Creation)

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One 5-in box with 4 folders, one containing summary/background material and a CD copy of the letters, and 3 each containing two packets of letters in their original envelopes. Total over 200 letters.

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Collection donated 2021-7-27

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John Kauffman, son of Freeman and Elizabeth Kauffman

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200+ letters written by Freeman Kauffman to his wife Elizabeth Kinman Kauffman while he served in the US Army in World War II. A 10-page summary by his son John Kauffman describes the letters and provides background. A compact disc containing the text of the collection is included.

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Collection donated 2021-7-27. Catalog entry 2021-9-22 by Stephen W. Turner


  • English



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