Jantzen Family Papers, 1943-1946, 1970
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Brief Description: The Jantzen family papers include the papers of Louis Jantzen (1921-2003), former UI Engineering student (ca. 1941-1943) who was drafted into military service during WWII (1943-1946), which include letters between Louis and his parents (1943-1946), his sister, Blanche (1943-1945), his brother Severin (1943), his brother, Dennis (1943, 1945), and his sister, Rosemary (1944), and Marie Fisk (1945), whom he married in 1947. His papers also include a photograph file, containing photos of Louis, his Army friends, and his parents (1943-1946). The Jantzen family papers also include the papers of Severin "Gene" Jantzen, older brother of Louis who trained soldiers at a military base near Tucson, AZ, during WWII, which include letters from Severin to his parents (1944-1945), to his brother Dennis (1945), from his wife Patricia King to his parents (1945), and from both Severin and Patricia to the Jantzen parents (1945).
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 26/20/125
Created by: Jantzen, Louis (1921-2003)
Volume: 0.6 cubic feet
Acquired: 9/29/2003, 10/27/2003, 11/24/2003
More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/2620125.pdf
Arrangement: Chronologically
Subject Index
Army Research
World War II - Hospitals, Medicine and Mortality
World War II - Military Operations
World War II - Service and Training
World War II - Supply, Support and Transportation
Genres/Forms of Material
Languages of Materials
English [eng]