John Babcock Papers,1938-1946.
Collection Number: 2015
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
John Babcock papers, 1938-1946.
.4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence and printed material.
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Letters from Babcock to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard E. Babcock of Ithaca, New York, and other members of his family.
Collection material in English
Letters from Babcock to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard E. Babcock of Ithaca, New York, and other members of his family, concerning his school days at Phillips Exeter Academy and his experiences with the U.S. Army in the European theatre during World War II. Also included are letters (1944-1946) to the Babcock family from John Thomas Conner (Cornell University Class of 1944) describing his basic training and Army technical school studies and his tour of active duty in Assam, India. Also the publication "Kernels, Screenings and some Chaff: Growing Up with Northeastern Farming in the 1930's", John Babcock's growing up at Sunny Gables.
Babcock, John, 1922-
Babcock, H. E. (Howard Edward), 1889-1950.
Babcock, H. E. (Howard Edward), 1889-1950
Conner, John Thomas
Conner, John Thomas.
Phillips Exeter Academy
Phillips Exeter Academy.
United States. Army.
United States. Army
World War (1939-1945)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives.
Assam (India) -- Description and travel.
India -- History, Military.
India -- Assam
Form and Genre Terms:
John Babcock. Papers, #2015. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
All the material in the collection may not be covered by this guide.