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Collection Number RG1034.AM
Collection Name RG1034 Gingrich, Robert
Identifier Letter
Size and Materials 1 folder containing one letter and envelope.
Title Robert Gingrich letter
Date or Date Span 11/29/1944
Date 11/29/1944
Year Range from 1944
Year Range to 1944
Scope & Content The collection consists of a letter (and envelope) dated November 29, 1944, from Robert Gingrich to his aunt and uncle, Bessie and Rudolph Eis, of Humboldt, Nebraska. In the letter Gingrich describes his life as a soldier during World War II in New Guinea and the Philippines. In particular he notes the weather and his observations about the native peoples.
Creator Gingrich, Robert
Finding Aids Robert Gingrich finding aid.
Related units of description See RG5323 for materials relating to the Rudolph and Bessie Eis family.
Subjects Military life
World War II
People Gingrich, Robert
Eis, Rudolph L, 1893-1974
Eis, Bessie (Klossner), 1895-1986
Search Terms New Guinea
World War, 1939-1945