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Guide to the World War II San Diego State College Servicemen's Correspondence Collection
MS-0369  
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Description
This collection consists of ten boxes of letters received from servicemen, servicewomen, and their families during the Second World War. The collection consists of letters sent to Lauren Post for his information in compiling the SDSC newsletter, San Diego State College Service Men's News Letter, which later changed its name to The Aztec News Letter. At the end of the war, The Aztec News Letter was circulated to over 3,000 service and homefront readers.
Background
A native of Rayne, Louisiana, Lauren Post was professor of geography at San Diego State from 1937-1969. He was educated at the University of California and Louisiana State University, and taught at San Francisco State and at Louisiana State before coming to San Diego State. Post is remembered for his Aztec News Letter in which he corresponded with Aztec servicemen during World War II.
Extent
3.96 linear ft
Restrictions
The copyright interests in these materials have not been transferred to San Diego State University. Copyright resides with the creators of materials contained in the collection or their heirs. The nature of historical archival and manuscript collections is such that copyright status may be difficult or even impossible to determine.  Requests for permission to publish must be submitted to the Head of Special Collections, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access. When granted, permission is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder(s), which must also be obtained in order to publish. Materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials.
Availability
This collection is open for research.