Herbert Ambrose Letters, 1942-1945
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Brief Description: The collection includes letters written by Sergeant Herbert Ambrose while he worked in the 506 United States Army Infantry Postal Unit during World War II. Most of the letters are written by Ambrose to his parents about his daily life from various locations throughout the war including Boston, Scotland, Southern England, France, and Germany.
Held at:
Special Collections and University Archives
Email: libspecialcollections [at] odu.edu
Record Series Number: 00/MG 133
Created by: Ambrose, Herbert
Volume: 1.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 08/24/2018.
Arrangement: The letters are arranged chronologically.
Access Restrictions: Open to researchers without restrictions.
Subject Index
United States. Army. Infantry, 506th
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945--Veterans
Genres/Forms of Material
Letters (correspondence)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from Special Collections and University Archives, and the holder of the copyright, if not Old Dominion University Libraries.
Acquisition Notes: Gift of Matthew Whitlock, Department of History  Acc. 2018.018 was received by Special Collections and University Archives by the donor on 8/24/2018.
Related Materials: Walter C. Ansel Papers (MG 29); Howard Bertram Aison Papers (MG 61). Other collections related to armed conflicts can be found on the Special Collections and University Archives research guide at http://guides.lib.odu.edu/specialcollections.
PreferredCitation: [Identification of item], Box [insert number], Folder [insert number and title], Herbert Ambrose Letters, Special Collections and University Archives, Old Dominion University Libraries.