Theodore Miles Papers

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Theodore Miles was an instructor in the English Department at Wayne University from
1938 to 1942 and served in the Navy from 1942 until his death in 1945. His papers consist of correspondence between him and his wife Dorothy during their times of separation during WWII. The letters generally reference domestic and financial matters, social activities, news of friends and family. Also include are many descriptions of daily Navy life, the people with whom he interacted as well as duties he performed. The letters describe interesting events and people that Miles observed in his work. Subjects covered include Wayne University, World War II, U.S. Navy, Fire Control Schools, wartime travel, navy administration, and the U.S.S. Indianapolis.

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