Herbert Ambrose Letters
Scope and Contents
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.
- Other: Date acquired: 08/24/2018
- Ambrose, Herbert (Person)
1.00 Linear Feet
Conditions Governing Access
Open to researchers without restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
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.
Language of Materials
The letters are arranged chronologically.
Source of Acquisition
Gift of Matthew Whitlock, Department of History
Method of Acquisition
Acc. 2018.018 was received by Special Collections and University Archives by the donor on 8/24/2018.
The collection was processed by Kayne Bartholomew, Special Collections and University Archives Student Assistant, in August-September 2018.
- A Guide to the Herbert Ambrose Letters
- Steven Bookman, University Archivist
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.