Finding Aid for the Jay L. Baggett Second World War correspondence 2015.040.w.r

Andrew Harman
Center for American War Letters Archives
6/8/2016
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange, CA 92866
speccoll@chapman.edu


Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Center for American War Letters Archives
Title: Jay L. Baggett Second World War correspondence
source: Baggett, Barbara J.
creator: Baggett, Jay L.
Identifier/Call Number: 2015.040.w.r
Physical Description: 0.5 Linear Feet (8 folders)
Date (inclusive): 1941-03-1945-08
Physical Location: Leatherby Libraries.
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence written by Corporal Jay L. Baggett, United States Army to his mother, Mrs. Sidney Baggett, and family during the Second World War. Also included are a photograph, a yearbook, and a Christmas menu.
Container: 1

Content Description

This collection consists of correspondence and other materials from Cpl. Jay L. Baggett, USA to his mother, Sidney Baggett, and family during the Second World War. Inventory:
120 correspondence, personal 1941-1945
1 photograph
1 yearbook
1 menu

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by material type: correspondence, photographs, one yearbook, and ephemera.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Barbara Baggett.

Preferred Citation

[Item title], Jay L. Baggett Second World War correspondence (2015.040.w.r), Center for American War Letters Archives, Chapman University, CA.

Biographical / Historical

Cpl. Jay L. Baggett, USA served in Service Company, "the Breakers," 117th Infantry, 30th Division. His training was in Georgia and he served in Germany.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Correspondence -- World War, 1939-1945
World War II
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany
World War, 1939-1945--France
Baggett, Barbara J.
Baggett, Jay L.

folder 1-6

Series 1, Correspondence 1941-03-1945-08

Physical Description: 0.75 Linear Feet(6 folders)

Scope and Contents

This series contains correspondence from Cpl. Jay L. Baggett, USA to his mother, Sidney Baggett, during the Second World War. The series includes 120 letters.
folder 7

Series 2, Photograph

Physical Description: 0.025 Linear Feet(1 folder)

Scope and Contents

This series contains one photograph of Cpl. Jay L. Baggett, USA in uniform.
folder 8

Series 3, Yearbook 1942-1943

Physical Description: 0.025 Linear Feet(1 folder)

Scope and Contents

This series contains the 1942-1943 yearbook for "The Breakers," 117th Infantry, Thirtieth Infantry Division, United States Army. The front pages of the yearbook are personalized for Cpl. Jay L. Baggett (he was a Private First Class at the time).
folder 9

Series 4, Ephemera 1943-12

Physical Description: 0.025 Linear Feet(1 folder)

Scope and Contents

This series contains one Christmas Menu, 1943, for Service Company 117th Infantry at Camp Atterbury, Indiana.