Julia Elizabeth Eason Fuller Sauvageau papers

Julia Elizabeth Eason Fuller Sauvageau papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Unknown
Title: Julia Elizabeth Eason Fuller Sauvageau papers
Dates: 1941-1946
Quantity: 3.0 Linear feet 4 document boxes, 1 oversized box
Coll. Number: ms3526

Biographical/Historical Note

Julia Elizabeth Eason (b. 1915) was born in Atlanta, Georgia and married Leonard Elbert Fuller (1922-1944) on April 12, 1944. Fuller was killed in France on July 15, 1944 while serving in 1st Army, 4th Division, 12th Infantry, 2nd Battalion, F Company. Julia next married Ernest Alfred Sauvageau (b. 1915) of Lowell, Massachusetts on June 13, 1945. He served in the Medical Detachment, Section 1 as a dental lab technician and was stationed in Camp Blanding, Florida; Ft. Lewis, Washington; Camp Anza, California, and briefly in Hawaii. Ernest was discharged from the Army on February 12, 1946 and he and Elizabeth lived in Decatur, Georgia.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a scrapbook and correspondence. The scrapbook contains material relating to Leonard Fuller, including wedding announcement, photographs, notifications of Fuller's death, sympathy cards, Purple Heart certificate, and letters which were written to Fuller and returned marked "deceased." The correspondence are between Elizabeth and Ernest Sauvageau before and after their marriage and span the beginning of World War II until Ernest's discharge in 1946.

Index Terms

Love letters.
World War, 1939-1945--United States.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Julia Elizabeth Eason Fuller Sauvageau papers, ms3526, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11-9Correspondence with Ernest Alfred Sauvageau, 1944 September-December
21-11Correspondence with Ernest Alfred Sauvageau, 1945 January-May
31-9Correspondence with Ernest Alfred Sauvageau, 1945 June-October
41-9Correspondence with Ernest Alfred Sauvageau, 1945 November-1946 February 18
10Personal items- identification cards
5Scrapbook (including news of Leonard Elbert Fuller's death in WWII), 1941-1946