Washington and Lee University Ambulance Unit Papers
Scope and Contents
This collection contains correspondence (1917-1919), histories, and memoirs of the Washington and Lee University Ambulance Unit during World War I.
- Creation: Inclusive 1917-1962
- Creation: Majority of material found within Bulk 1917-1919
- Washington and Lee University. Ambulance Unit (Organization)
Conditions Governing Use
The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.
Biographical / Historical
The unit, headed by Forest Fletcher of the Washington and Lee University Physical Education Department, consisted of 36 volunteers from the student body and served in France 1917-1919.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Matthew Paxton Sr. (WLU 1918) in 1983.
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