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Charles T. Wilkinson graduated from Wake Forest in 1920 and received his M.D. from Tulane University in 1922. During World War II he was a Lt. Col. (later Col.) and commanding officer of the 171st Station Hospital, New Guinea. This collection consists primarily of letters to and from Dr. Wilkinson while he was serving in the Pacific Theater during World War II. There are clippings, a photograph, and printed items in the collection.

Biographical and Historical Note

Charles T. Wilkinson graduated from Wake Forest in 1920 and received his M.D. from Tulane University in 1922. During World War II he was a Lt. Col. (later Col.) and commanding officer of the 171st Station Hospital, New Guinea.

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Collection Overview

This collection consists primarily of letters to and from Dr. Wilkinson while he was serving in the Pacific Theater during World War II. There are clippings, a photograph, and printed items in the collection.

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Collection Inventory

  • Letters and Telegrams (Oct. 1942) / Box 2 Folder 1
  • Letters, Telegrams, and V-Mail (Nov.-Dec. 1942) / Box 2 Folder 2
  • Letters and Telegrams (Jan.-April 1943) / Box 2 Folder 3
  • Letters and Telegrams (May-Dec. 1943) / Box 2 Folder 4
  • V-Mail (Jan.-Feb. 1943) / Box 2 Folder 5
  • V-Mail (March 1943) / Box 2 Folder 6
  • V-Mail (April 1943) / Box 3 Folder 1
  • V-Mail (May 1943) / Box 3 Folder 2
  • V-Mail (June 1943) / Box 3 Folder 3
  • V-Mail (July 1943) / Box 3 Folder 4
  • V-Mail (Aug. 1943) / Box 3 Folder 5
  • V-Mail (Sept. 1943) / Box 4 Folder 1
  • V-Mail (Oct. 1943) / Box 4 Folder 2
  • V-Mail (Nov. 1943) / Box 4 Folder 3
  • V-Mail (Dec. 1943) / Box 4 Folder 4
  • Letters and Telegrams (Jan.-April 1944) / Box 4 Folder 5
  • Letters and Telegrams (May-Nov. 1944) / Box 4 Folder 6
  • V-Mail (Jan. 1944) / Box 5 Folder 1
  • V-Mail (Feb. 1944) / Box 5 Folder 2
  • V-Mail (March 1944) / Box 5 Folder 3
  • V-Mail (April 1944) / Box 5 Folder 4
  • V-Mail (May 1944) / Box 5 Folder 5
  • V-Mail (June 1944) / Box 5 Folder 6
  • V-Mail (July-Aug, Dec. 1944) / Box 5 Folder 7
  • Undated V-Mail / Box 5 Folder 8
  • Letters and Telegrams, Undated/No year (N.D.) / Box 6 Folder 1
  • Letters and Telegrams, Undated/No year (N.D.) / Box 6 Folder 2
  • Letters and Telegrams, Undated/No year (N.d.) / Box 6 Folder 3
  • Letters and Telegrams, Undated/No year (N.d.) / Box 6 Folder 4
  • Letters and Telegrams, Undated/No year (N.d.) / Box 6 Folder 5
  • Letters and Telegrams, Undated/No year (N.d.) / Box 6 Folder 6
  • Letters and Telegrams, Undated/No year (N.d.) / Box 6 Folder 7
  • Postcards, Greeting cards, Recipts and memorabilia (N.d.) / Box 6 Folder 8
  • Postcards, Greeting cards, Recipts and memorabilia (N.d.) / Box 6 Folder 9

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Summary Information

Repository
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives
Creator
Wilkinson, Charles Tolbert
Title
Charles Tolbert Wilkinson Papers
ID
MS448
Date [inclusive]
1942-1944
Extent
2.52 linear feet 6 letter sized boxes

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Administrative Information

Publication Information
Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives 2005
Revision Description
 Paige Horton 2014
Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research. 
Copyright Notice
The nature of the WFU Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The Archives and Special Collections of ZSR Library claims only physical ownership of most materials. The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to the U.S. Copyright Law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. 
Acquisitions Information
Gift from Dr. Harold A. Wilkinson, Wellesley Hills, Maine, June 10, 1991. 
Processing Information
Processed by John Woodard, Encoded by Apex, March, 2005. Funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), with support provided through North Carolina ECHO
Preferred Citation
MS 448, Charles Tolbert Wilkinson Papers, 1942-1944, Z. Smith Reynolds Library Special Collections and Archives, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA. 

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