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Adelaide Gresham DeVault Family Papers

 Collection — Box: 1-2
Identifier: Acc-852
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of DeVault family correspondence and undated photographs. The correspondence mainly includes letters exchanged between Adelaide Gresham DeVault and William Weldon DeVault, Sr. both before and after marriage, letters exchanged between Mary Elizabeth DeVault and Edward Burke prior to their brief marriage, and a large number of letters written from Robert DeVault to Adelaide and Elizabeth [Betts] DeVault during World War II. The photographs are mostly of...
Dates: 1886-1987, undated

Stewart O. Keen and Virgil E. Keen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-663
Scope and Contents The Stewart O. Keen and Virgil E. Keen Papers consists primarily of correspondence written by brothers Stewart Jr. and Virgil Keen from Europe to their family in Mavisdale, Virginia during World War II. The 233 letters (including 68 V-mail letters) contain descriptions of the weather, European civilian life, Germany, France, Belgium, prices for items, and entertainment for enlisted men. Stewart Keen Jr. enclosed a German uniform insignia in one missive. The collection also includes a Blue...
Dates: 1917-1987, undated; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1945

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Keen, Stewart O., 1921- 1
Keen, Virgil Edward, 1923-1982 1