Charles B. Garrigus Journals, 1939-94
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Brief Description: Microfilm copy of journals of Charles Byford Garrigus '36. The five reels "An American Journal" cover: 1.  February 19, 1939 - February 25, 1942; 2.  March 6, 1942 - March 29, 1946; 3.  April 1, 1946 - January 3, 1954; 4.  1954-67; 5.  1967-82 and contain personal observations on life and politics (1939-82); description of the Home Front in World War II, a move from Illinois to Oregon and California, lists of expenses for family and collections of his poetry.  Volume 6 on "Aging and Retirement Activities" covers 1982-1994 and includes recollections of his wife Fern, activities with family and friends, and poetry.  The series includes "Echoes of Being" (1973), a collection of poems by the poet laureate of California.
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University of Illinois Archives
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Record Series Number: 26/20/72
Created by: Garrigus, Charles B. (1914-)
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
Acquired: 12/1984; 5/1994
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/2620072.pdf
Arrangement: Chronological
Subject Index
Poetry
Genres/Forms of Material
Microfilms
Languages of Materials
English [eng]