D. H. Ramsey Library Special Collections and University Archives

Frank D. Roberson WWII Letters Collection
M2016.15

Summary Information

Repository
UNC Asheville Special Collections and University Archives
Title
Frank D. Roberson WWII Letters Collection
ID
M2016.15
Date [inclusive]
1942-1943
Extent
0.5 Linear feet
Language
English

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Frank D. Roberson WWII Letters Colelction, D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina Asheville

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Scope and Contents

Contains dozens of letters sent by Frank D. Roberson to his family in Asheville from 1942-1944. Roberson was serving in the Army Air Force where he was being trained as a mechanic. Roberson was stationed in the United States and did not serve overseas during the war.

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Arrangement Note

The letters were organized chronologically and were still in the original envelopes when received. This order has been maintained.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

UNC Asheville Special Collections and University Archives

Ramsey Library, CPO # 1500
One University Heights
Asheville, North Carolina, 28804-8504
828.251.6645
speccoll@unca.edu

Access

No restrictions. Any display, publication, or public use must credit the University Archives, D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville. Copyright retained by the creators of certain items in the collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law

Custodial History

Donated by Diana Sanderson, archivist at Asheville School. Originally purchased at a yard sale and donated to Asheville School, then donated to UNCA in December 2016.

Processing Information

Processed by Gene Hyde, April 2017

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Collection Inventory

Folder 1: 1942

Folder 2: January 1943

Folder 3: Februray 1943

Folder 4: March 1943

Folder 5: April 1943

Folder 6: May 1943

Folder 7: June 1943

Folder 8: July 1943

Folder 9: August 1943

Folder 10: September 1943

Folder 11: October/November 1943

Folder 12: December 1943

Folder 13: 1944

Folder 14: Item 1: Army Air Force Technical School Airplane Mechanics' School Certificate of Proficiency, Amarillo, TX, May 7, 1943; Item 2: Mechanics Uniform Patches (2)