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Guide to the New-York Historical Society World War II Collection
1940-1945
 MS 672

New-York Historical Society
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Collection processed by Alison Dundy (2012), with later additions

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Series II: Edward Tempest Letters from Britain , 1940-1941, 1944

Scope and Content

This series consists of five letters from Edward Tempest of Spofforth, Yorkshire, England (November 17, 1940-May 1941). Tempest describes everyday life in Britain under the German air raids. His letters to "dear American friends" were part of a round robin penpal exchange of correspondence sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor. The collection also includes a January 13, 1942 letter from Sydney Carney Jr. to Alexander J. Wall, Director of the New-York Historical Society, explaining the context of Edward Tempest's letters and the  Christian Science Monitor international letter exchange program.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Edward Tempest Letters to Christian Science Monitor Letter Exchange
1940 November 17-1941 May, 1944 27 February

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