John Babcock Papers,1938-1946.

Collection Number: 2015

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
John Babcock papers, 1938-1946.
Collection Number:
2015
Creator:
Babcock, John,
Quantity:
.4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence and printed material.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Letters from Babcock to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Howard E. Babcock of Ithaca, New York, and other members of his family.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

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.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Babcock, John, 1922-
Babcock family
Babcock family.
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)

Subjects:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives.

Places:
Assam (India) -- Description and travel.
India -- History, Military.
India
India -- Assam

Form and Genre Terms:
Military history
Personal narratives


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
John Babcock. Papers, #2015. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

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