Charles and Winston Hodgson World War II collection

Charles and Winston Hodgson World War II collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Hodgson, Josephine
Title: Charles and Winston Hodgson World War II collection
Dates: 1930-1946
Quantity: 0.26 Linear feet 1 box, 1 oversized folder
Coll. Number: ms2464

Biographical/Historical Note

Josephine Hodgson, Charles Hodgson, and Winston D. Hodgson were siblings. Charles Hodgson was a Technical Sergeant with the 513 Ordnance Company, U.S. Army, in the European Theater, and Winston D. Hodges was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps, both during World War II.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of correspondence addressed to Josephine Hodgson from Charles N. Hodgson, Winston D. Hodgson, and James G. Paine, Jr. while serving during World War II, from 1942-1946. The majority of correspondence are from Charles, and regard his duties as well as the destruction in France and Germany. Letters from Paine describe England and social life in the military. The collection also includes newspaper clippings concerning the World War II service of Winston D. Hodgson, photographs, and a Lucy Cobb Academy diploma presented to Josephine Hull Hodgson, May 26, 1930.


Index Terms

Great Britain.
Soldiers--Correspondence.
United States. Army. Ordnance Heavy Maintenance Company, 513th.
United States. Marine Corps.
United States. Navy.
World War, 1939-1945--France.
World War, 1939-1945--Germany.

Administrative Information

Custodial History note

Gift of Josephine Hodgson.

Preferred Citation note

Charles and Winston Hodgson World War II collection, ms2464, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
BoxFolder
11Charles Hodgson letters, 1943-1945
Contains correspondence and photographs, including a photograph of Julia F. Hodgson and Sgt. Hodgson receiving Bronze Star.
 
2James G. Paine, Jr. letters, 1943-1945
Contains correspondence to Josephine from Paine while serving in the Navy in the European and Pacific Theaters.
 
3Winston D. Hodgson papers, 1943-1945
Contains two photographs, a poem, letter (from Winston, Parris Island, South Carolina, to Josephine), newspaper clippings, Memorial services program (held at the University of Georgia Fine Arts Auditorium), and Sgt. Barnie P. Jones letter.
 
4Hodgson material, 1942-1946
Contains jewelry (three tiny marine crests, two large marine crests, and an engraved identification bracelet of J. Hodgson), military printed materials, and photocopies of newspaper clippings.
 
5 Marine League Bulletin, 1945 June
 
OS Folder
1Lucy Cobb Academy diploma, 1930 May 26