Guide to the Lord Family Collection, 1941-1946

Finding aid prepared by Caitlin Tetreau and Jennifer Cox.

Collection number:     BLC-CR16
Title:     Lord Family Collection 1941-1946
Dates:     1941-1946, bulk 1942-1943
Extent:     .25 linear feet 40 letters

Collection Scope and Content

This collection contains 40 letters, postcards, telegrams, V-mail and documents from U.S Army Pvt. Felix Lord, U.S Navy Donald Lord, U.S Navy Fireman First Class Charles Arthur Lord, and U.S Army Pvt. George A. Lord Jr. This collection reflects multiple correspondents and are mailed to and from New York; Guam; the U.S.S. Augusta; Fort Jackson, South Carolina;  Fort Devens, Massachusetts and Newport, Virginia. The collection contains letters that are addressed to a Mr. and Mrs. Reynold (Aunt Beatrice) Anderson of Worcester, Massachusetts. Accompanying the letters are Congressional records, discharge certifications, a Mark I card, letters from recruiters, a classification notice, transfer card and an application for aviation cadet.


Arranged chronologically.

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Randall J. Cushing Collection

Collection Contents


001        Feb. 10-June 29, 1942
002        Aug. 5, 1942-May 20, 1943
003        May 23-June 19, 1943
004        Telegrams
005        Miscellaneous papers