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Papers, ca. 1935-1945 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2955859
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Stone, Harry (Harry A.)
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description ca. 1935-1945 
6 cm. (5 folders) 
Summary

The collection contains 72 letters written to Harry Stone by his baseball friends and his brother, Bob Stone, during World War II.The letters were written from various areas of conflict including the Pacific, Palestine, Labuan Island NW Borneo, Moratai, Tarakan and a German prisoner of war camp. The letters reflect the camaraderie between baseball players. Correspondents include: Bob Stone, Bill Dormen, Chas Edwards, Don Mould, Zoe Stone, Noel Blanch and Ray Stone. An autographed menu, ca. 1935, and brochure from "The Grosvenor" Hotel, Adelaide is also included in the collection.

Biography/History

Baseball player, 1920s-1930s. Harry (Peb) Stone played for Waverley Club and the NSW State team.

Notes

Manuscript reference no.: NLA MS 9101.

Related Material Related material: Baseball ephemera collected by Harry Stone is held at National Library of Australia, Ephemera Section. 
Subjects Stone, Harry (Harry A.) -- Archives.  |  Stone, Bob (R.) -- Correspondence.  |  Dorman, Bill -- Correspondence.  |  Edwards, Chas (C. S.) -- Correspondence.  |  Mould, Don -- Correspondence.  |  Blanch, Noel -- Correspondence.  |  Baseball Players -- Australia -- Archives.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Australia -- Correspondence.  |  Soldiers -- Australia -- Correspondence.
Time Coverage 1935-1945 
Occupation Baseball players

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