Robert R. Martin papers

Robert R. Martin papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Martin, Robert R.
Title: Robert R. Martin papers
Dates: 1944-1945
Quantity: 0.04 Linear feet (2 folders; MS 2431, 2436, 2440, 2441, 2458, 2474, 2484, 2524, 2531, & 2532 housed together)
Abstract:The collection consists of correspondence and mail from Col. Robert R. Martin during his World War II service with the 114th Infantry Division from 1944-1945. The letters are written mainly to his wife, Mary Belle Martin, while a few are addressed to his daughter, Jane Martin, or his son, Robert N. Martin. Written from France, Germany, and Austria, the letters contain detailed descriptions of Martin's surroundings, the countryside, the local people and their relationship with the soldiers, his administrative or military duties, and the condition of his unit. The letters also detail the problems of raising a family while separated.
Coll. Number: ms2474(m)

Biographical/Historical Note

Robert R. Martin, Colonel with the 114th Infantry Division during World War II. Martin served in the European theater, resided in Kosmosdale, Kentucky.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Austria.
France.
Germany.
Soldiers--Kentucky.
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 114th.
World War, 1939-1945.

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

Robert R. Martin papers. MS 2474. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Correspondence