01/AR0024 Guide to the Lee Baldwin Collection Baldwin, Lee Finding Aid Authors: Perri Hamilton.

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Guide to the Lee Baldwin Collection 1941/1942 Manuscripts Overview of the Collection Lee Baldwin Collection 1941-1942 1941-1942 01/AR0024 Baldwin, Lee Baldwin, Aileen 1.00 English Manuscripts Collection of World War II materials. Material consists of the original diary of Captain Lee Baldwin as well as the unpublished manuscript of Corregidor Wife. Biographical Information:

Captain Lee Baldwin fought in World War II where he was captured by the Japanese on Corregidor. During his time as a prisoner, he kept a diary which was later recreated as a manuscript by his wife which contains their experiences during the war, at home and abroad.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material: Diaries. Manuscripts Geographic Name: Philippines.
Administrative Information Acquisition Information:


Conditions Governing Use:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is not restricted.

Preferred Citation:

Lee Baldwin Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.

Arrangement of Materials:

The materials are arranged by date.

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of letters from the Philippines by Captain Lee Baldwin to his wife Aileen, the diary he kept after he was captured by the Japanese on Corregidor, and the manuscript, Corregidor Wife, written by Aileen about her husband's experiences in the war and her life and work on the homefront.

Detailed List of Contents id90476 1 Lee Baldwin Collection 642223 id151553 1 1 Correspondence 1941 Scope and Contents

The original letters of Captain Lee Baldwin.

id151554 1 2 Correspondence 1942 Scope and Contents

The original letters of Captain Lee Baldwin.

id151564 1 3 Diary 1942/06/23 - 1942/11/15 Scope and Contents

Lee Baldwin's diary from his time on Corregidor after the surrender to the Japanese.

id151565 1 4 Corregidor Wife Scope and Contents

The manuscript of the book by Aileen Bladwin about her husband's service in the Pacific and his capture by the Japanese on Corregidor.  The manuscript also charts her work on the homefront.

id151566 1 5 Corregidor Wife Scope and Contents

Part of the manuscript of the book by Mrs. Baldwin.

id151567 1 6 Corregidor Wife