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Erwin Goldenstein, WWII Military Correspondence

Identifier: MS-0376

Scope and Contents

The correspondence is comprised of approximately 100 letters that were written by Goldenstein to his wife, Valda, in Burr, Nebraska. Many of them are v-mail copies.


  • 1943-1944


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The papers are open for research.

Biographical / Historical

Erwin H. Goldenstein served in a lieutenant in the U.S. Army during World War II. He attended officer school at Fort Ord in California starting in January 1944. He married Valda Marie Panko on May 25, 1942. The couple had one daughter, Diana Faye Goldenstein, born January 1944, in Burr, Nebraska. Later the family lived in Lincoln, Nebraska, where Goldenstein attended the University and received a Ph.D. in secondary education in 1950. He taught history and philosophy of education in the Teachers College. Among other roles, he served as director of the Training Teachers of Teachers (TTT) project and participated in the American Association of Univerity Professors (AAUP).


0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Part of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Repository

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University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
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Lincoln NE 68588-4100 United States