Kretschmar Family Papers, 1934-1964
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Brief Description: The Kretschmar Family Papers mainly consist of correspondence.  The letters relate daily life and local events in North Dakota during the Great Depression, while attending the University of North Dakota (both sons and daughter) and during the Second World War (Bruce in the US Navy and Wayne in the US Army Air Corps).  The correspondence dates from 1934 through 1964.  Also included are newspaper clippings, military documents, University of North Dakota materials and biographical information regarding the Kretschmar family.
Held at:
Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections
Chester Fritz Library
3051 University Ave Stop 9000
Grand Forks, ND 58202 9000
Phone: 701-777-4625
Fax: 701-777-3319
Email: und.archives [at]
Record Series Number: OGLMC/1562
Volume: 1.25 Linear Feet
Acquired: 04/29/2010.
Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Subject Index
Ashley, North Dakota
Military History - World War II (WW2)
University of North Dakota - Alumni
Venturia, North Dakota
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Acquisition Notes: Ted Gomes, Grand Forks, North Dakota  

Donation; 2010-2997

The collection was found in the home of Ted Gomes at 1714 8th Avenue North in Grand Forks.  According to city directories for Grand Forks, David Kretschmar lived at that address from 1988 to 1993.  David is the son of Bruce E. Kretschmar and the nephew of both Wayne and Grace Kretschmar.

PreferredCitation: (Description of Item). Kretschmar Family Papers. OGLMC 1562, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.