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The Resource Edgar C. Leisure collection

Edgar C. Leisure collection

Label
Edgar C. Leisure collection, 1942-1945
Title
Edgar C. Leisure collection
Inclusive dates
1942-1945
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection largely contains letters from Captain Edgar C. Leisure to his wife Elsie. It also has letters from Calvin Kummer to his sister, Elsie. A few letters from and to other individuals are also included. This collection also has newspaper clippings, telegrams, cards, and other various papers that were mailed between Edgar and Elsie
Biographical or historical data
Edgar C. Leisure was raised in Largo, Indiana. He attended Purdue University for electrical engineering. While at Purdue he was introduced to Elsie Kummer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Kummer, by her brother Calvin. Edgar and Elsie married May 2, 1936. They lived in the Irvington area. During World War II, Edgar was a soldier fighting in the European theater, and for part of his time he was stationed in London, England. During this time Edgar sent his letters to Elsie’s workplace where she worked as an underwriter for American Surety. Edgar and Elsie raised two children Edgar T. Leisure and Carol J. Leisure.
Cataloging source
ISL
Language note
Materials are entirely in English
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Soldiers
  • World War, 1939-1945
Label
Edgar C. Leisure collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/693
Instantiates
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2010/07 by Jessica Combs
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21087672
Extent
3 manuscript boxes
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn990791502
  • (OCoLC)990791502
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.
Label
Edgar C. Leisure collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/693
Note
Processing Information: Collection processing completed 2010/07 by Jessica Combs
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21087672
Extent
3 manuscript boxes
Governing access note
This collection is open for research
Media category
unspecified
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
z
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn990791502
  • (OCoLC)990791502
Terms governing use
Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

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