Edward Bond papers, 1945

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bond, Edward.
Title: Edward Bond papers, 1945
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 899
Extent: .25 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Letters between Edward Bond, an World War II African American soldier, and Alma Bond during 1945.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Restrictions on access

Collection stored off-site. Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance to access this collection.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Gift, 2001.


[after identification of item(s)], Edward Bond papers, Manuscript, Archives and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


Processed by Stacy R. Swazy, October 30, 2001.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

Edward Bond, an African American soldier from Princeton, Kentucky, stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, during World War II.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of letters between Edward and Alma Bond from June-October, 1945. The letters contain a description of his daily duties at Fort Bragg, his financial challenges, their personal relationship and insecurities, and Mrs. Bond's health.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in chronological order.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Edward Bond from Alma Bond, June 1945
1 2 Edward Bond to Alma Bond, October 1945