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The information revealed by the correspondence of Harry William Manchester relates a time and era long gone and never to return; a time of great change impacting and significantly altering how people lived and conducted their lives.  The impact of that change is reflected in the discourse within the correspondence herein.

As such, that information in this correspondence provides a unique view into the way common, everyday people lived during tumultuous times. in addition, the correspondence reveals how people communicated prior to the benefits of today’s highly-sophisticated electronic communications environment.


The purpose of publishing Harry William Manchester’s correspondence (i.e., “the artifacts”) is two-fold:

  1. To provide a means to ensure the artifacts and their content are not lost as Harry’s progeny pass away.
  2. To provide the content as a source of research for those interested in researching history or genealogy.

To accomplish this purpose, the information content must be readily available and usable by interested parties. Indeed, it is the intent of Harry’s descendants to ensure ease of use of the content. This intent is accomplished by first publishing the content online, but more significantly, by placing no undue restrictions on the use of the information by any interested party.

As a result, the content of Harry’s correspondence, and other ancillary or auxiliary information herein is provided under generous licensing terms.

License Terms and Conditions

The information provided herein, including documents and images, is made available to the general public under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license (CC BY-SA 4.0). Under this license…


Share — copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format

Adapt — remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially.

The licensor cannot revoke these freedoms as long as you follow the license terms.


Attribution — You must give appropriate credit, provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use.

ShareAlike — If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.

No additional restrictions — You may not apply legal terms or technological measures that legally restrict others from doing anything the license permits.

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