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Donald D. Howard
1944 – 1946
1 mss box
Manuscript & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library
Processed by: Brent Abercrombie, July 2011
Donald D. Howard served in the U.S. Navy, including service in the 4th Joint Assault Signal Company during World War II. From Evansville, IN, Howard served in the South Pacific with duty at Okinawa, Korea, China, and the Philippines.
The collection contains World War II letters of Howard to his parents, Louise and George Howard (Evansville, IN), written from the South Pacific, Okinawa, China, Korea, the Philippines, California, and Ft. Benjamin Harrison. The collection also includes correspondence from the Howard’s daughters Marilyn, a student at Indiana University, and Mrs. R.C. Datzman, a medical technician and wife of physician in Detroit and Carlysle, PA, during the same time period.
Manuscript materials CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in their entirety. Photocopies and/or digital images cannot exceed 25% of a collection or a folder within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Check with a Manuscript Librarian for other options.
1. Letters 1944
2. Letters January – February 1945
3. Letters March – April 1945
4. Letters May – June 1945
5. Letters July – August 1945
6. Letters September – November 1945
7. Letters January – September 1946
8. Miscellaneous Materials and Clippings
9. Undated Letters
Size of Collection: 1 mss box, 9 folders
Collection Dates: 1944 – 1946
Provenance: Mrs. Louise Howard, date unknown
Access : The collection is open for research use
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in English
Alternate Formats: None