E. Peter Street letters to Ann Henry

E. Peter Street letters to Ann Henry

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Street, E. Peter
Title: E. Peter Street letters to Ann Henry
Dates: 1940-1949
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (12 items in portfolio)
Coll. Number: ms2231

Biographical/Historical Note

E. Peter Street of Great Britain was a Major with the Royal Engineers during World War II. He met Ann Henry of Macon, Georgia when touring the United States in 1939 as a member of the debate team of Exeter College, Oxford University.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of letters from E. Peter Street to Ann Henry from 1940-1949. Written from Great Britain, the letters contain descriptions of the war and life in Britain with comments on social and political matters including Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, post war Europe, and Great Britain's presence in India.

Index Terms

Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965
Great Britain--Politics and government--1936-
Great Britain. Army. Royal Engineers.
India--History--British occupation, 1765-1947.
Roosevelt, Franklin D., (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945
Soldiers--Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945--Destruction and pillage--Great Britain.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

E. Peter Street, letters to Ann Henry. MS 2231. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

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