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Scope and Contents The series contains primary and secondary resources on the Rockwell brothers, Paul Ayres and Kiffin Yates, and World War I aviation history utilized by author and historian Dale L. Walker in his research. Walker has written, among others, Only the Clouds Remain: Ted Parsons of the Lafayette Escadrille, Amsterdam, NY: Alandale Press, 1980.
Dates: 1914 - 1985
Scope and Contents This a a collection of diaries of William Couch Davis, Jr., and his wife, Mary Anderson Davis, including accounts of William's jobs in France (1917-19), Cuba, Savannah, and Norfolk. They include many details about the Davis family of West Point, Virginia. One of Mary's diaries covers their first married year (1924-25) in Cuba and others cover their trips (1935-1959) out west in Canada and to Central America and Europe.
Dates: Inclusive 1917-1959; Majority of material found within Bulk 1917-1933
Scope and Contents The E. Norma P. Graham Collection consists of printed and photographic images of European architectural landmarks. Sizes of the prints vary. Some are in postcard format. These are not original works and were likely collected during a European tour. Landmarks included are Cascade du Cerisey, Cauterets, France, Paestum, Italy, the Acropolis, Athens, Greece, The Palermo Cathedral, Italy, and the cloister of the abbey of Monreale, Italy.
Dates: 1940 - 1950
Collection — Box: 1-6, Folder: 0-103
Scope and Contents This collection includes an important archive of letters, personal files, photos, and biographical information of esteemed painter Louise Herreshoff, her second husband Euchlin Reeves and their families. Euchlin Reeves was a graduate of Washington and Lee University (WLU) School of Law and is the namesake of WLU’s Reeves Center, home of the Reeves Collection – a large and internationally important ceramics collection (1500 – present) and Louise Herreshoff’s paintings, given by the couple to the...
Dates: 1867 - 1977
Scope and Contents The Paul Ayres Rockwell Papers consists primarily of Rockwell's personal archive and research collection on the history of the French and American volunteer air combat corps, the "Lafayette Escadrille," and the American volunteers of the French Foreign Legion during the First World War. Highlights of this collection include the war period letters to Paul Rockwell from various pilots and related officials of the Lafayette Escadrille, members of the French Foreign Legion and the letters of his...
Dates: Inclusive 1914-1985; Majority of material found in Bulk 1915-1919, 1960-1980
Scope and Contents This letter, dated 1794 Mar. 10, to John Page discusses the protection of maritime shipping and the situation in France.
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence (1917-1919), histories, and memoirs of the Washington and Lee University Ambulance Unit during World War I.
Dates: Inclusive 1917-1962; Majority of material found within Bulk 1917-1919
- Subject: France X
- France. Armele. Escadrille Lafayette 2
- Rockwell family 2
- Rockwell, Kiffin Yates, 1892-1916 2
- Davis family 1
- Davis, Mary Anderson 1
- Davis, William Couch 1
- Dyer Bennett, Lucia (Lucy) Emory 1
- Dyer, Elizabeth 1
- Eaton, Charles Albert 1
- Emory University 1
- Fletcher, Forest 1
- France. Armée. Légion étrangère 1
- Graham, E. Norma P. 1
- Herreshoff, J.B. 1
- Herreshoff, Louise 1
- Hopkins, William S. 1
- Mary Wheeler Academy 1
- Page, John 1
- Parsons, Edwin C. 1
- Paxton, Matthew W., Sr. 1
- Reeves, Euchlin 1
- Rockwell, Paul Ayres, 1889-1985 1
- Rockwell, W. J. Kenneth 1
- Smith, Henry Louis 1
- Tucker, St. George, I 1
- Walker, Dale L. 1
- Washington and Lee University. Ambulance Unit 1
- Washington and Lee University. School of Law 1
- Whitehead, James Walter, Sr. 1 ∧ less