Allen Paine Mills Papers

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Allen Paine Mills papers
Creator: Mills, Allen Paine, 1908-2002
Call Number: D.44
Dates: 1931-1954
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: Allen Paine Mills papers
Creator: Mills, Allen Paine, 1908-2002
Call Number: D.44
Dates: 1931-1954
Physical Description: 1 box
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Scope and Content
This collection consists mainly of letters written by Allen Paine Mills (1908-2002) to his mother, Mrs. Buell Paine Mills of Rochester, New York, while serving in the U. S. Navy during World War II (1942-1945). His letters give accounts of his daily routine in the Navy, along with his feelings toward Navy life and descriptions of his various jobs. Also included in the collection are letters from Allen Mills to his aunt, Mrs. Robert H. Jeffrey, in Columbus, Ohio, during the same period. Mr. Mills was successively stationed at Quonset Point, Rhode Island; Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, New York; Nantucket, Massachusetts; and San Francisco, California. Other correspondence in the collection is to Mrs. Buell Mills, apparently from various friends, mostly during the period from 1931-1941.

Folder 14 contains father Buell P. Mills's Certificate of Graduation from the Rochester Public Schools (1890), Allen Mills's 1922 report card from the Kalbfus School in Rochester, two undated papers from the Navy (WWII), and a 1954 Democrat & Chronicle article about Allen Mills's reelection as President of the Board at Convalescent Hospital for Children.

Subject(s):
World War (1939-1945)
Correspondence
Mills, Allen Paine, 1908-2002
United States. Navy
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Mills (Allen Paine) Papers were donated by Allen Paine Mills of Honeoye Falls, May 17, 1972, along with the . Folder 14 was added in June 2011.Access
The Allen Paine Mills papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Allen Paine Mills papers, D.44, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
See also: Paine-Mills Family Papers .


Administrative Information
Author: Finding aid prepared by Rare Books and Special Collections staff
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
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Content List
Box 1, Folder 1Correspondence, 1931-1941
Box 1, Folder 2Correspondence, January-July 1942
Box 1, Folder 3Correspondence, August-December 1942
Box 1, Folder 4Correspondence, January-March 1943
Box 1, Folder 5Correspondence, April-May 1943
Box 1, Folder 6Correspondence, June-August 1943
Box 1, Folder 7Correspondence, September-December 1943
Box 1, Folder 8Correspondence, January-September 1944
Box 1, Folder 9Correspondence, October-December 1944
Box 1, Folder 10Correspondence, January-March 1945
Box 1, Folder 11Correspondence, April-May 1945
Box 1, Folder 12Correspondence, June-July 1945
Box 1, Folder 13Correspondence, August-November 1945, undated
Box 1, Folder 14Miscellaneous, 1890-1954


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