Overview of the Edward Nelson Bewley letters

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Overview of the Edward Nelson Bewley letters

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2008
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Edward Nelson Bewley letters
Dates: 1940-1942
Collection Number: 90016
Creator: Bewley, Edward Nelson, 1914-1944
Collection Size: 1 manuscript box (00.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Relates to military life on air bases in the United States and the Philippine Islands during World War II. Includes later letters to his mother from fellow officers, relating to their memories of E. N. Bewley as a prisoner in a Japanese prison camp and to his death as a result of the torpedoing of a prison ship.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: In English

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Edward Nelson Bewley letters, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1990.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

Captain, United States Army; member, 701st Ordnance Company (Aviation).

Scope and Content of Collection

Relates to military life on air bases in the United States and the Philippine Islands during World War II. Includes later letters to his mother from fellow officers, relating to their memories of E. N. Bewley as a prisoner in a Japanese prison camp and to his death as a result of the torpedoing of a prison ship.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
United States. Army. Ordnance Company, 701st.
World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Philippines.
World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons.
Prisoners of war.