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J.H. Massey Letters (digital facsimiles)

 Collection
Identifier: C-55
Collection contains digital scans of 163 handwritten letters written by J.H. Massey during his time in the English Army (Cheshire Regiment) during World War II. Most of the letters were written and sent from Palestine, and discuss naval life, the Cheshire Regiment, England, World War II, the Middle East, and the English Army. The letters in this collection were written by Massey to his wife, Barbara, in England.

Dates

  • 1940-1942

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

For permission to publish materials, contact: Special Collections & Archives Middlebury College Phone: (802) 443-2387 Email: specialcollections@middlebury.edu

Extent

163 Objects (163 scanned letters)

Biographical / Historical

J.H. "Harry" Massey served in the English Army (Cheshire Regiment) during World War II, and was stationed in Palestine from 1939-1941. The letters in this collection are written by Massey to his wife, Barbara, who lived in England.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Please contact Special Collections for access to these materials.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements For access to these materials, please contact Special Collections.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collection was loaned to Middlebury College's Special Collections by Max Massey (son of J.H. Massey) for digitization in 2008.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Middlebury College Special Collections & Archives Repository

Contact:
Middlebury College
Davis Family Library
110 Storrs Avenue
Middlebury Vermont 05753 United States