Skip to main content

Watkin, Lawrence Edward



A.B., Syracuse University, 1924; A.M., Harvard, 1925. Assistant professor of English, W&L, 1926; associate professor, W&L, 1938-1945. Screen writer, Hollywood, 1945-65, 70; professor English, California State University, 1965-70; author, On Borrowed Time, 1937; Geese in the Forum, 1940. See Who's Who, 1980-81.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Ferguson Devol Papers

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0240
Scope and Contents

These papers include an account of his student life at Washington and Lee University from 1940-1943, which mentions faculty members Fitzgerald Flournoy and Lawrence E. Watkin. There are also letters to his parents, documents, poetry and essays about his service in World War II, primarily in the European theater.

Dates: Inclusive 1940-1946

Additional filters:

Archival Object 1
Collection 1
College students 1
Correspondence 1
Poetry 1
Western Front (World War (1939-1945) 1
World War (1939-1945) 1