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Burton L. Klein World War II correspondence

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Collection Overview

Title: Burton L. Klein World War II correspondence, 1941-1944Add to your cart.

ID: 1/7/MSS 318

Primary Creator: Klein, Burton L.

Extent: 1.0 Cubic Feet

Arrangement: Arranged in chronological order.

Date Acquired: 00/00/2008

Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 - Social aspects - United States

Forms of Material: Sailors - Illinois - Correspondence

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of correspondence from Burton Klein from December 1941 to 1945.  The papers include correspondence from Klein, as well as his fiancee, Bluma Goldstein, to Klein's parents in Chicago, Illinois.  The collection documents Klein's service in the United States Navy during World War II and reflects the hardship of training, shortages and boredom while serving in the Panama Canal Zone, Fort Pierce, Florida and United States Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School in New York.

Biographical Note

Burton Lawrence Klein was from Chicago, Illinois and graduated from the University of Michigan.  In 1941, he served in the Office of the Cable and Radio Censor as a Cable Censor Office in the Panama Canal Zone.  He transferred to the United States Naval Reserve School in New York, New York to study navigation and would be commission as an ensign in 1944.  He then would go to Fort Pierce, Florida to the Amphibious Training base and served on the USS Tolland (AKA-64) in 1944 as a Lieutenant (junior grade).  He was engaged to Bluma Goldstein from New Orleans, Louisiana.

Subject/Index Terms

World War, 1939-1945 - Social aspects - United States

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright.  Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection.  Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Acquisition Source: Purchased.

Preferred Citation: [Item], Burton L. Klein correspondence, Special  Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


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Folder 1: Correspondence, 1941 DecemberAdd to your cart.
Panama  Canal Zone
Folder 2: Correspondence, 1942 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Panama Canal Zone
Folder 3: Correspondence, 1942 FebruaryAdd to your cart.
Panama Canal Zone
Folder 4: Correspondence, 1942 MarchAdd to your cart.
Panama Canal Zone
Folder 5: Correspondence, 1942 AprilAdd to your cart.
Panama Canal Zone
Folder 6: Correspondence, 1942 MayAdd to your cart.
Panama Canal Zone
Folder 7: Correspondence, 1942 JuneAdd to your cart.
Panama Canal Zone
Folder 8: Correspondence, 1942 JulyAdd to your cart.
Panama Canal Zone
Folder 9: Correspondence, 1942 AugustAdd to your cart.
Panama Canal Zone
Folder 10: Correspondence, 1942 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Panama Canal Zone
Folder 11: Correspondence, 1942 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Panama Canal Zone
Folder 12: Correspondence, 1942 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Panama Canal Zone
Folder 13: Correspondence, 1943 DecemberAdd to your cart.
Panama Canal Zone
Folder 14: Correspondence, 1943 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Panama Canal Zone
Folder 15: Correspondence, 1943 FebruaryAdd to your cart.
Panama Canal Zone
Folder 16: Correspondence, 1943 MarchAdd to your cart.
Panama Canal Zone
Folder 17: Correspondence, 1943 AprilAdd to your cart.
Trip to Miami, Florida
Folder 18: Correspondence, 1943 MayAdd to your cart.
New York, NY
Folder 19: Correspondence, 1943 JuneAdd to your cart.
New York, NY
Folder 20: Correspondence, 1943 JulyAdd to your cart.
New York, New York
Folder 21: Correspondence, 1943 AugustAdd to your cart.
New York, New York
Folder 22: Correspondence, 1943 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 23: Correspondence, 1943 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Folder 24: Correspondence, 1943 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 25: Correspondence, 1943 DecemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Correspondence, 1944 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 27: Correspondence, 1944 FebruaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 28: Correspondence, 1944 MarchAdd to your cart.
Transferred to Fort Pierce, Florida
Folder 29: Correspondence, 1944 AprilAdd to your cart.
Ft. Pierce, Florida
Folder 30: Correspondence, 1944 MayAdd to your cart.
Folder 31: Correspondence, 1944 JuneAdd to your cart.
Folder 32: Correspondence, 1944 JulyAdd to your cart.
Folder 33: Correspondence, 1944 AugustAdd to your cart.
Folder 34: Correspondence, 1944 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 35: Correspondence, 1944 OctoberAdd to your cart.
USS Tolland
Folder 36: Correspondence, 1944 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Folder 37: Correspondence, 1944 December-1945 FebruaryAdd to your cart.
February 1945 letter discusses about preparing for storming the beaches at Iwo Jima
Folder 38: Correspondence, undatedAdd to your cart.

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