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Letter from Janet Murrow to her parents, April 15, 1945

 Digital Record
Identifier: ms0576-14-2-1-15-1


  • 1945-04-15

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Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

Series 2: Janet Brewster Murrow Papers ca. 1929-1999; Folder 15

Physical Description

This letter consists of three separate pages measuring 13.72 cm x 23.88 cm. The first two pages are double sided and the third has text on one side only.


13.72 cm x 23.88 cm

General Note

Letter from Janet Murrow, who is living in London, to her parents in the United States, expressing regret that she has not been able to see them more often. She mentions the recent radio broadcast about conditions in the Buchenwald concentration camp, given by her husband, Edward Murrow. She says that he is on the Continent at that time, meeting with the Allied armies. She tells her parents about her social activities and the weather in London. She also mentions her sorrow over the death of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and describes the general reaction in London.

Repository Details

Part of the Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections Repository

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