Anna H. Beckmann letters
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Anna H. Beckmann letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Beckmann, Anna H., 1904-1988.
Title: Anna H. Beckmann letters
Dates: 1944-1945
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 1152

Biographical/Historical Note

Anna H. Beckmann (1904-1988) was a resident of Isle of Hope in Savannah, Georgia.


Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of V-mail (Victory mail) letters from World War II addressed to Anna H. Beckmann. Five letters are from Munroe J. Epting, written from San Francisco, 1944. In the letters, Epting writes of personal news about life in the navy, people in Savannah, the dangers of the war, and of his discharge from the navy. One letter is from Luke Beckmann, written from Germany in 1945. In the letter, Beckmann writes of family news and requests knitted socks.


Index Terms

Beckmann, Anna H., 1904-1988.
Letters (correspondence)
World War, 1939-1945.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Material was acquired from collector.

Preferred Citation

[item identification], Anna H. Beckmann letters, MS 1152, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Anna H. Beckmann, 1977.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Container List

 

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1Item 1: Munroe J. Epting to Anna H. Beckmann. F.P.O., San Francisco, Calif., 1944 March 16 ( 1.0 p. )
Personal news about life in the navy.
 

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1Item 2: Munroe J. Epting to Anna H. Beckmann. F.P.O., San Francisco, Calif., 1944 May 25 ( 1.0 p. )
News about himself and the people of Savannah.
 

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1Item 3: Munroe J. Epting to Anna H. Beckmann. F.P.O., San Francisco, Calif., 1944 July 11 ( 1.0 p. )
Regarding navy life in California.
 

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1Item 4: Munroe J. Epting to Anna H. Beckmann. F.P.O., San Francisco, Calif., 1944 August 29 ( 1.0 p. )
Regarding dangers of the war.
 

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1Item 5: Munroe J. Epting to Anna H. Beckmann. F.P.O., San Francisco, Calif., 1944 September 20 ( 1.0 p. )
Regarding his discharge from the navy.
 

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1Item 6: Luke Beckmann to Anna H. Beckmann. Germany, 1945 February 12 ( 1.0 p. )
Family news and request for knitted socks.