Scope and Contents of Collection
The Raymond Haggh and Hilde Wentzlaff-Eggebert correspondence covers the period from 1944 to 1949; the bulk of the materials date from 1947 to 1949. The collection consists of personal papers of unpublished correspondence, notes, programs, reports, certificates, memorabilia, clippings, and newspaper articles related to Haggh and Wentzlaff-Eggebert’s acquaintance, courtship, marriage proposal, and married life, including letters addressed to each other, as well as letters received by Haggh and Wentzlaff-Eggebert from their own and each other’s relatives. Newspaper clippings are dispersed throughout and include coupons, photographs, and articles. There is also documentation of Haggh’s military record; commencement and concert programs; receipts of marriage license, airline ticket, money order, and US Treasury bond purchases; a notification of birth registration; typed German examinations; a handwritten musical score, and small ornaments.