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Judith C. Bennett Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WV 0290

Scope and Contents

The bulk of this collection consists of letters dated 1944-1945 from Lt. Judith C. Bennett to her family in Corsicana, Texas, while she was stationed in New Guinea with the Women's Army Corps. The letters contain excellent descriptions about WAC life in New Guinea as well as the responsibilities of command. Several letters describe in detail the native culture, its dress and way of life. A few letters contain sketches of native dress, instruments, and customs. Also included in this collection are various invitations to military social events, bulletins from religious services, and a photograph of Bennett's unit in New Guinea.

Dates

  • 1944 - 1945

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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Biographical Note

Lieutenant Judith C. Bennett served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in New Guinea from 1944 to 1945.

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet (25 items)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Lieutenant Judith C. Bennett served in the Women's Army Corps (WAC) in New Guinea from 1944 to 1945.

The bulk of this collection consists of letters dated 1944-1945 from Lt. Judith C. Bennett to her family in Corsicana, Texas, while she was stationed in New Guinea with the Women's Army Corps.

Arrangement Note

Collection is arranged according to format.

Method of Acquisition

Purchased in 2003.

Processing Information

Processed by Jason Setzer, 2003.
Title
Judith C. Bennett Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Jason Setzer
Date
02/01/2003
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

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