Mary Bartron, Collector, World II Papers of Charles P. Bartron A&M 4242

Mary Bartron, Collector, World II Papers of Charles P. Bartron A&M 4242


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Repository
West Virginia and Regional History Center
Identification
A&M 4242
Title
Mary Bartron, Collector, World War II Papers of Charles P. Bartronca. 1940-1945
URL:
https://archives.lib.wvu.edu/ark:/22916/4321
Quantity
.25 Linear Feet, 3 in. (1 flat storage box)
Creator
Bartron, Charles Paul, 1919-1992
Location
West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/
Language
English

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Preferred Citation

[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Mary Bartron, Collector, World War II Papers of Charles P. Bartron, A&M 4242, West Virginia and Regional History Center, West Virginia University Libraries, Morgantown, West Virginia.


Scope and Contents

World War II papers and artifacts of Charles P. Bartron, who was a communications specialist during the second World War who served in the Pacific Theater. He was the father of Mary Bartron. During the bombing of Pearl Harbor he was encamped on the top of a hill overlooking the Harbor.

Contents List:
dog tags
WWII military compass in case
WWII New Testament -- most likely military issue
foreign currency tucked into New Testament --1 bill, 2 Lire
funeral service book
1 oval portrait of Bartron in military uniform, military frame
1 oval portrait of Bartron in military uniform, mini pocket mirror
panoramic photo of Bartron's regiment, Bartron sitting in front row
envelope with 2 postcards and 4 photos inside (identification on the back of photos)
aloha Hawaii scrapbook including photographs of Pearl Harbor before the attack
biographical sketch written by daughter, Mary Bartron

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941
  • World War, 1939-1945