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Myer L. Feldman Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3687

Scope and Contents

The collection contains many of the almost daily letters from Feldman to his wife, Ida, and baby daughter, Sally Ann, while he was in the United States Navy, stationed first at the Sampson Naval Training Base near Seneca, New York, and then aboard the U.S.S. LSM(R)-197 amphibious ship.

Dates

  • 1944-1945

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Biographical / Historical

Myer L. Feldman was born on 25 February 1907, the third son of Nathan and Elizabeth Feldman. He was married to Ida E. (born 23 September 1911) and had at least one daughter, Sally Ann. Feldman was an attorney when he enlisted in the Navy during World War II. He went through basic training at Sampson Naval Training Base near Seneca, New York, and then served aboard the USS LSM(R)-197 amphibious ship. Feldman died in Holyoke, Massachusetts, on 20 February 1985. Ida died 10 February 1999, also in Holyoke.

Extent

0.4 Linear Feet (125 letters, mainly from Myer Feldman (U.S. Navy) to his wife)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Letters from Myer L. Feldman to his wife, Ida, and baby daughter, Sally Ann, while he was in the United States Navy, stationed at the Sampson Naval Training Base near Seneca, New York, and aboard the USS LSM(R)-197 amphibious ship.

Provenance

gift of Dr. Millie Jackson, 2012

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2012

Source

Title
Guide to the Myer L. Feldman Letters
Status
Completed
Date
October 2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500