Letter Authors

The following are just a few of the Penn State Altoona (Altoona Undergraduate Center) student and faculty letters in the Robert E. Eiche Library World War II collection. There are many more that you may read in person at the library.  If you are interested in reading the letters, please ask at the library service desk. The link is to a list of all of the letter authors in the collection.  A name appearing more than once indicates more than one letter.

Eiche Letters Author List

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Richard Balthauser

January 21, 1943         actual letter       transcription

May 3, 1944                 actual letter       transcription

May 28, 1944               actual letter       transcription

Eddie Breining

August 19, 1943          actual letter       transcription

January 17, 1944        actual letter       transcription

March 11, 1944           actual letter       transcription

April 1, 1944                actual letter       transcription

May 11, 1944               actual letter       transcription

June 10, 1944             actual letter       transcription

George Carter

May 21, 1944              actual letter       transcription

July 25, 1945              actual letter       transcription

Beverly E. Gardner

February 20, 1944     actual letter       transcription

Mary Hawthorne

August 27, 1944         actual letter       transcription

Robert Isenberg

March 19, 1944         actual letter       transcription

July 17, 1944              actual letter       transcription