Wise and Paskus families papers

The materials in this collection originated from two related Philadelphia families, the Wise family through William J. Wise (born 1915) and the Paskus family through William's wife, Eleanor Paskus (born 1918), and her brother John Paskus (1921-1992). Both Wise and Paskus are heavily represented...

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Other Authors: Eichman, Harry (Donor (dnr))
Collection:Wise and Paskus Families Papers
Collection Number:4075
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
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Online Access:Link to finding aid

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245 1 |a Wise and Paskus families papers  |f 1937 - 1945  |g 1942 - 1945 
300 |a 0.8 Linear feet  |f ; 2 boxes 
506 |a The collection is open for research. 
520 |a The materials in this collection originated from two related Philadelphia families, the Wise family through William J. Wise (born 1915) and the Paskus family through William's wife, Eleanor Paskus (born 1918), and her brother John Paskus (1921-1992). Both Wise and Paskus are heavily represented in the collection through World War II letters, clippings, and other memorabilia. During World War II, William served with the U. S. Navy and John served with the U. S. Army. William primarily corresponded with Eleanor and few other family members, and there are letters both to and from William. There are also a handful of pre-war letters between William and Eleanor. John primarily corresponded with Eleanor, as well as his mother Julia Bazis Paskus (later Nawrocki). In addition to letters, there are also clippings from local newspapers about the state of the war in 1945; Army training papers; miscellaneous Army publications and newsletters; and artifacts, including three rosaries, an Iron Cross pin, and three souvenir flags.  
524 8 |a Cite as: [Indicate cited item or series here], Wise and Paskus families papers (Collection 4075), The Historical Society of Pennsylvania. 
541 1 |a Gift of Henry Eichmann, 2016. Accession number 2016.103. 
555 |a Finding Aid Available Online:  
650 7 |a World War II, 1939-1945--Personal Correspondence--Home front.  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a World War, 1939-1945--Home front.  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a World War, 1939-1945--Memorabilia.  |2 Local sources 
650 7 |a World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American.  |2 Local sources 
650 0 |a World War, 1939-1945. 
651 0 |a Philadelphia (Pa.)--Social life and customs--20th century.  
700 1 |a Eichman, Harry.  |e Donor (dnr) 
852 |a The Historical Society of Pennsylvania  |b Wise and Paskus Families Papers  |l 4075 
856 4 2 |y Link to finding aid  |u http://www2.hsp.org/collections/manuscripts/w/WisePaskus4075.html