James Williamson World War II letters

James Williamson World War II letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Williamson, James B.
Title: James Williamson World War II letters
Dates: 1944-1946
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet (3 folders)
Coll. Number: ms2147

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence from James Williamson to his family from 1944-1946. Williamson writes from Camp Peary, Virginia, New Port, Rhode Island, Little Creek, Virginia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and aboard the U.S.S. Chicago. Correspondence regards camp life and training, radar school, and sea duty. The collection also contains photographs of Electronics and Combat Information Center personnel taken aboard the U.S.S. Chicago in Tokyo Harbor, and additional photographs of American carrier ships in Tokyo in 1945.


Index Terms

Chicago (Cruiser: CA-136).
Correspondence
Photographs.
World War, 1939-1945--Japan.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

James Williamson World War II letters, ms 2147, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Letters, 1944 January 3-December 18 ( 48.0 items )
 
2Letters, 1944-1946, undated ( 35.0 items )
 
3Photographs, 1945