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Gaffney-Ahearn family correspondence,

Title
Gaffney-Ahearn family correspondence, 1917-1949.
Author
Gaffney family.

Details

Additional Authors
Description
.8 linear foot (3 boxes)
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Source (note)
  • Gaffney family
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 1099
Author
Gaffney family.
Title
Gaffney-Ahearn family correspondence, 1917-1949.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Summary
Collection consists of correspondence, 1917-1919, of Joseph F. Gaffney while a member of the 29th Engineers, stationed at Camp Devens, Mass., and later with the American Expeditionary Forces in France, describing camp life, duties, recreation, and other subjects; letters from his sisters, brothers and friends describing conditions at home in New York City; correspondence, 1942-1949, of John and William Ahearn and Robert Tice, nephews of the Gaffneys, while in the Army and Air Force, sent from various Army posts in the United States, describing Army life and training, from New Guinea, Dutch East Indies, Philippine Islands, Ryukyu Islands, Okinawa, and Japan, describing their service in the Air Force and Army Ordnance Dept., living conditions, and the war in the Pacific area, and from Texas, where John Ahearn was stationed after the war.
Added Author
Gaffney, Joseph F.
Ahearn, William.
Ahearn, John.
Tice, Robert.
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers Regiment, 29th.
United States. Army Air Forces.
United States. Army. Ordnance Department.
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
LCCN
ms 69000864
Research Call Number
MssCol 1099
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