Charles and Grace Bost Papers
Scope and Content
The Charles and Grace Bost Collection consists primarily of correspondence between Charles and Grace Bost of Springfield, Ohio. Charles entered the service in July of 1942 and was stationed in Tennessee while Grace remained in Springfield.
There are a total of 67 letters in this collection (29 from Charles and 38 from Grace). Most of the envelopes contain little messages written on the inside of them.
- Creation: 1935-1943
- Creation: Majority of material found in 1942
- Bost, Charles E., 1911-1997 (Person)
Restrictions on Access
There are no restrictions on accessing materials in this collection.
Restrictions on Use
Copyright restrictions may apply. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.
Biography of Charles and Grace Bost
Charles and Grace Bost lived in Springfield, Ohio, during World War II. Charles entered the service in July 1942 and served in Tennessee. They had one daughter, Connie, who was born during the war. Grace worked as a teacher, and Charles also worked in the education field before and after the War. Grace died in 1976, and Charles died in 1997.
.5 linear feet
Language of Materials
The Charles and Grace Bost Papers consist of World War II-era correspondence. There are 67 letters between Charles and Grace of Springfield, Ohio. Charles entered the service in July 1942 and was stationed in Tennessee while Grace remained in Springfield, Ohio.
Statement of Arrangement
The collection is arranged by correspondent, and then chronologically thereunder.
Other Finding Aid
A complete finding aid is available on the Special Collections & Archives, Wright State University web site at http://www.libraries.wright.edu/special/collection_guides/guide_files/ms453.pdf.
The Charles and Grace Bost Papers were purchased by Wright State University's Special Collections and Archives from Cowan's Auctions, Inc. in the summer of 2010.
The collection was processed by Patricia A. McEldowney, May 2012.
- Guide to the Charles and Grace Bost Papers (MS-453)
- Finding aid prepared by Patricia A. McEldowney, May 2012
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English
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