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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.


  • Creation: Inclusive 1940-1946


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Biographical / Historical

Edward Ferguson Devol is an alumnus of Washington and Lee University's class of 1944 and a retired U. S. information agency official.


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Edward Ferguson Devol on May 20, 1994.

Processing Information

Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (11/30/98)

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Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

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Lexington VA 24450 USA