Letters from Valdemars and Zigrida Petersons to family in Sweden

Metadata

Date
1949-01-24
Subject
Category
Keywords
displaced persons
Creator
Petersons, Valdemars Vladislavs
Current holder
Link
Series number
MLMSS 8567/Box 1X
Item number
Y0KDqMV1
Access rights
Request at location
Rights
Copyright status: In copyright

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Country of origin
Language
Period of reference
1949-01-24 to 1953-11-11
Description from source
0.16 metres of textual material (1 outsize box) - manuscript. Individual letters were paper-clipped together; this arrangement was kept.

Includes 15 handwritten letters, in Latvian, from Valdemars and Zigrida to his sister Maij and to other family members. Also included are 12 handwritten translations of selected letters into English. Three of the letters are written whilst on board ship on their way to Australia.
Physical format
Letters