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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

Edward R. Feagins Memoir

 Collection — Box: G (Small Collections)
Identifier: AppMs-0431
Scope and Contents The Edward R. Feagins Memoir consists of a photocopied 105-page typescript reminiscence of the donor's experiences as a private soldier in the United States Army during World War II. The reminiscence documents Feagins basic training at Fort McClellan, Alabama (October 1943-February 1944); his journey on a transport ship from Newport News, Virginia, to North Africa; his combat experiences in Italy and France (May 1944-March 1945) as a private first class in Company E, 143rd Infantry, 36th...
Dates: circa 1993

Kent Herrin Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AppMs-0582
Arrangement

The collection is arranged in three series, as follows: Series 1, Subject Files, 1842-1997 and undated; Series 2, Recordings, 1994 and undated; and Series 3, Photographs, 1942-1970 and undated.

Dates: 1842-1997

W. Hanes Lancaster, Jr. Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: AppMs-0539
Scope and Contents

The W. Hanes Lancaster, Jr. Collection consists of a spiral-bound typescript of Lancaster's World War II memoirs related to his military service titled, "A Military Adventure, 1943-1944-1945 for My Four Daughters," Lancaster completed the writing of his wartime reminiscence in 1997. The memoir describes Lancaster's experiences as a gunner aboards B-29 bombers in the Asian and Pacific theatres during World War II, including bombing missions into China and Japan.

Dates: 1997