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Donald D. Howard collection

 Collection
Identifier: L076

Scope and Contents

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.

Dates

  • 1944-1946

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

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.

Extent

0.3 Cubic Feet (1 manuscript box)

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Mrs. Louise Howard.

Accruals

No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed by Brent Abercrombie during July 2011. EAD finding aid completed by Bethany Fiechter on 2018/04/06.
Title
Donald D. Howard collection
Status
Completed
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

Contact:
140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.
317-232-3671