[Letter from Carolyn R. Itri to Private Nicholas C. Soviero, August 14th, 1944]

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A love letter from Carolyn R. Itri to her future husband, Nicholas C. Soviero. The letter reads, " I was very lucky today and started the week right. I got a letter from you this morning & and a V mail this afternoon". The letter continues with a description of a photo that was enclosed in the original letter and discussion of how Nicholas should write to his mother and father more frequently as Carolyn doesn't want his mother to be hurt. The letter coincides with an anniversary of when they met " when you came into it [life] (around … continued below

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[1] p. ; 28 cm. + 1 envelope (10 x 16 cm.)

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Itri, Carolyn R. August 14, 1944.

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This letter is part of the collection entitled: Carolyn Itri Collection and was provided by the UNT Libraries Special Collections to the UNT Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 13 times. More information about this letter can be viewed below.

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A love letter from Carolyn R. Itri to her future husband, Nicholas C. Soviero. The letter reads, " I was very lucky today and started the week right. I got a letter from you this morning & and a V mail this afternoon". The letter continues with a description of a photo that was enclosed in the original letter and discussion of how Nicholas should write to his mother and father more frequently as Carolyn doesn't want his mother to be hurt. The letter coincides with an anniversary of when they met " when you came into it [life] (around August)...Two years ago that was". Dated August 14, 1944, and posted August 15, 1944.

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[1] p. ; 28 cm. + 1 envelope (10 x 16 cm.)

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The author of this item is Carolyn R. Itri [1922-1997]. Daughter of Stephen Itri and Elsie White, Carolyn was born in the beach town of Long Branch Monmouth, New Jersey. Carolyn and Nicholas met in 1942 and at the time of these letters, Carolyn was 22 and Nicholas was 26.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: UNTA_AR0821-001-01-001
  • Accession or Local Control No: UNTA_AR0821-001-04-011
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1835706

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  • Preferred Citation: Carolyn Itri Collection (AR0821), University of North Texas Special Collections

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Carolyn Itri Collection

Letters written by Carolyn Itri to her future husband, Private Nicholas C. Soviero who served the United States Air Force 1942-1947 in the 20th Air Depot Group. The letters pertain to Itri's day-to-day activities on the home front in New Jersey. Some also include information about Soviero's activities in the war.

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  • August 14, 1944

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  • Sept. 3, 2021, 5:26 a.m.

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  • Oct. 5, 2021, 12:53 p.m.

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Itri, Carolyn R. [Letter from Carolyn R. Itri to Private Nicholas C. Soviero, August 14th, 1944], letter, August 14, 1944; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1835706/: accessed February 22, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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