Katherine Morrell Driscoll letters
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Katherine Morrell Driscoll letters

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Driscoll, Katherine Morrell, 1922-1996.
Title: Katherine Morrell Driscoll letters
Dates: 1942-1947
Extent: 1.0 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Identification: MS 1795

Biographical/Historical Note

Katherine Morrell Driscoll was born 15 February 1922 in Savannah, Georgia. In the 1940s, before she was married, she resided at what was referred to as the "Little House" on 711 East 41st Street in Savannah. She died 4 September 1996 in Savannah.


Scope and Content Note

This collection contains letters written to Miss Katherine Morrell from 1942 to 1947. Majority of her correspondence was received from soldiers from various branches of the military serving in World War II (1939-1945). The soldiers wrote their letters to Driscoll from their military bases and would recount their memories of visiting her at the "Little House" in Savannah, Georgia as well as their experiences in the military and serving in the war. Also included are letters from Katherine's family and friends. The letters in this collection are in their original envelopes and are not arranged in any particular order.


Arrangement

This collection is arranged into 2 boxes:

Box 1: Letters, 1942-1946

Box 2: Letters, 1942-1947


Index Terms

Driscoll, Katherine Morrell, 1922-1996.
Letters (correspondence)
Little House (Savannah, Ga.)
Soldiers--United States--Correspondence.
World War, 1939-1945.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

This collection is processed at the Basic Level (or collection level). There is no detailed inventory for this collection as it is not fully processed. To request that this collection be added to our priority list of collections to be fully processed as staffing and funding allow, please contact the Library and Archives staff.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.


Sponsorship

Encoding funded by a 2008 Archives-Basic Projects grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.