Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Philip and Hazel Greene Correspondence Collection
Scope and Content
The collection contains twenty-three letters addressed to either Philip and/or Hazel Greene dating from 1941 through 1947 regarding life during World War II. Included are correspondence with family and friends from Winsted, Connecticut. Notable family members include Philip's sister Ruth W. Greene and Hazel's brother, Milt Stetson. This collection contains multiple perspectives on medical and nursing care during the war. Discussion between Philip Greene and his friend Arthur E. Roberts contains personal thoughts on the necessity of the war, as well as information on food rationing. As the collection is only correspondences received by Philip and Hazel Greene, pieces of the conversation are missing. The bulk of the correspondence dates from 1943 to 1945.
The collection is open and available for research.
Restrictions on Use
Permission to publish from these Papers must be obtained in writing from both the University of Connecticut Libraries and the owner(s) of the copyright.
Philip and Hazel Greene, residents of Winsted, Connecticut, were married in circa 1940. Philip was employed by a local firm while Hazel worked for the town hall. During World War II, Philip was drafted into service and was awarded the Purple Heart. During the same time period Hazel served on the town's rationing board.
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Language of Materials
Twenty-three letters addressed to either Philip and/or Hazel Greene between 1941 and 1947 regarding life during World War II. Included are correspondence with family and friends of Winsted, Connecticut.
This arrangement alphabetical by correspondent; multiple letters from the same correspondent are arranged chronologically therein.
Series I: Correspondence (1941-1947).
The collection was purchased from Zachary R. Jones in February 2006.
Envelopes associated with the letters have been removed from the collection after all significant information was transcribed.
- Connecticut Soldiers Collection, Philip and Hazel Greene Correspondence Collection
- Archives & Special Collections staff
- 2007 June
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