Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page

Collection Details


Collection Name: George M. Dorsey Letters
Repository Name: University of Delaware. Library. Special Collections Department [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Newark, Delaware, United States
URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/findaids/dorsey.htm
Dates Spanned: 1943-1946
Description: The 93 letters in this collection span the dates July 3, 1943 to March 23, 1946, and reflect George Dorsey's experiences and observations while stationed in India during World War II. All of the letters are addressed to Mary Emily Dorsey, George's only sister, who resided in Wilmington, Delaware. George Dorsey's responses to his sister indicate that she provided him with care packages, information regarding family affairs, and situations arising in Wilmington, such as the coal shortage of 1944-1945, and the reorganization of Wilmington's downtown marketplace.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 93
Broad Subjects: Biography; Military; Wars and Conflicts
ASP Subjects: India; Letters; United States; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945--Veterans
Collection Code: OHC0004765