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Aron W. Farmer Letters, 1959-1961

Aron W. Farmer Letters, 1959-1961
MS 00022
0.2 Linear Feet
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of approximately fifty letters exchanged by Aron W. Farmer, an American enlisted marine serving with the 3rd Marines, and his fiancée, Vada M. Noch, a student living in Highland, Indiana. The letters cover the years 1959-1961, during which time Farmer was in the Pacific, visiting areas including the Philippines and Japan, and working aboard the U.S.S. Lenawee. The two frequently wrote to each other and the letters describe their day-to-day news and activities. The letters include their original envelopes.
This collection is not yet fully arranged and described. Researchers may wish to consult with a staff member for further information in advance of using the collection.
Farmer, Aron W.
Soldiers--United States--Correspondence
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Letters (correspondence)

Administrative Information

Collection is open to all researchers.
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Acquisition Note
 Source: Purchases--eBay.
Acc. 2014.231 was received by Special Collections in August 2014.
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Preferred Citation
Aron W. Farmer Letters, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.
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