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"To Be a Marine" by Henry Aplington

C0898

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special CollectionsManuscripts DivisionOne Washington RoadPrinceton, New Jersey 08544 USA. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in our reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Summary Information

Repository:
Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special CollectionsManuscripts DivisionOne Washington RoadPrinceton, New Jersey 08544 USA
Creator - cre:
Aplington, Henry.
Title:
"To Be a Marine" by Henry Aplington
Date [inclusive]:
1986-1989
Call Number:
C0898
Extent:
0.2 linear feet (1 archival half-box)
Location:
rcpxm
Language:
English
Abstract:
Consists of a typescript of American marine Henry Aplington's unpublished autobiography "To Be a Marine" and two related letters he wrote to Princeton professor Samuel Hynes.
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Biography/History

Aplington served as an officer in the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines during World War II and fought in the South Pacific.

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Publication Information

Princeton University Library. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections.,  2009

Revision Description

Run through PULFA 2.0 normalization routines. 2013-06-13T11:53:04.631-04:00

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[Digital Version]

Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)
  • United States. Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945.
  • United States. Marine Corps -- Officers -- 20th century -- Biography.
  • United States. Marine Corps. Marines, 3rd. Battalion, 2nd.
Form/Genre(s)
  • Typescripts -- 20th century.
Subject(s)
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Pacific Ocean -- Personal narratives.
  • World War II
  • World War II

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Collection Inventory

Letters from Aplington to Prof. Hynes, 1988-1989. 1 folder.

Typescript of Second Draft, 1986-1989. 2 folders.