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Ben Byrnes collection of Joshua Randolph Abell WW II letters.

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2010-023

Content Description

Consists of 27 WW2 handwritten letters and V-mail letters written by Joshua R. Abell, crewman on the USS LST-713 [a Naval tank landing ship commissioned on 7 August 1944. During World War II, LST-713 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater] to his mother Mrs. J. Earl Abell of Charlottesville, Virginia.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Provenance

Purchased from Ben Byrnes.

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1944 - 1945

Creator

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box containing 27 folders.) : Handwritten letters and V-mail, most with envelopes.

Inventory

1 box containing 27 folders.