Lee Baldwin Collection, 1941-1942Add to your cart.

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Collection Overview

Title: Lee Baldwin Collection, 1941-1942Add to your cart.
Predominant Dates: 1941-1942
ID: 01/ AR0024
Primary Creator: Baldwin, Lee
Other Creators: Baldwin, Aileen
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
Arrangement: The materials are arranged by date.
Date Acquired: 12/29/1994
Forms of Material: Diaries.
Languages: English


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 Material consists of the original diary of Captain Lee Baldwin as well as the unpublished manuscript of Corregidor Wife.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Biographical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Access Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

Use Restrictions:

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

Physical Access Note:

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

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Administrative Information

Repository: Manuscripts
Acquisition Source: Aileen Baldwin Mundy
Acquisition Method: Gift
Preferred Citation: Lee Baldwin Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections


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