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World War (1939-1945)

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Allen Wesley Moger Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0183
Scope and Contents This collection includes a 5-page paper by Allen Moger concerning the Army Enlisted Reserve Corps (E.R.C.) at Washington and Lee University and letters received by Moger from students who were called to active duty from the E.R.C.
Dates: Inclusive 1943-1945

Daniel Crump Buchanan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0145
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of Dr. Daniel Crump Buchanan on Japanese culture with some information on China, Korea, and other Asian countries generally organized by subject. The files on Japanese culture and history are arranged alphabetically by subject. They contain some significant memos and position papers on propaganda and psychological warfare against Japan during World War II. Other files on similar themes include "Espionage," "Target Operations", and "Reorientation." Also...
Dates: 1935 - 1957

Duncan G. Groner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0195
Scope and Contents This collection includes three booklets entitled: International conciliation, dated January 1936; After defense - what?, dated 1941; and Dollars for democracy, not dated. There is also a ten-page story entitled 'The committee to defend America by aiding the Allies'. Additionally, there are various letters and telegrams.
Dates: Inclusive 1936-1942

E. Dean Finney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0588
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two letters written by Washington and Lee University student E. Dean Finney to his mother on December 8 and 11, 1941. He writes about the bombings at Pearl Harbor and how he expects many students will enlist in the military soon.
Dates: 1941-12-08 - 1941-12-11

Edward Ferguson Devol Papers

 Collection
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

Henderson Family Photographs of the U.S. Army School for Special and Morale Services

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-PP-0149
Content Description A collection of 14 photographic prints with a CD of digital copies of attendees of the U.S. Army School for Special and Morale Services at Washington and Lee University during World War II. Washington and Lee became a center for special services training during the war. Images include group photos of members of the school in front of the colonnade and a shot of the footbridge to Wilson Field. These are modern color prints from the original negatives and include captions. The physical prints are...
Dates: Majority of material found within Beginning of the U.S. Army Specialized Training Program at Washington and Lee

James Hubert Price Papers

 Collection — Box 1-7, Folder: 1-98
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0090
Scope and Contents The papers of James H. Price, Governor of Virginia (1938-1942), including correspondence during his gubernatorial years; addresses to the General Assembly and of various organizations; radio speeches to the people of Virginia; World War II Virginia civil defense materials; photographs.
Dates: Inclusive 1927-1943

James S. Moffatt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0390
Scope and Contents The James S. Moffatt, Jr. Papers consist of ten multi-page type-written letters from Washington and Lee University English professor James S. Moffatt, Jr. to his mother Jennie Grier Moffatt of Due West, South Carolina between 1941 and 1944. Two of the letters are undatet. Moffatt describes his day to day affairs as well as those of his wife, Leila Nance Moffatt, and his son Joseph N. Moffatt. Family members from Due West, South Carolina and Miami, Florida are also mentioned along with other...
Dates: Inclusive 1941-1944

Kenneth Brooke Van de Water Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0296
Scope and Contents This is a collection of photographs (115) and miscellaneous papers of Kenneth B. Van de Water from the Pacific theater during World War II. It includes photographs of the U.S.S. Curtiss, fleet post offices in various locations, and operations on or near the islands of Eniwetok, Guam, Kwajalein, Majuro, Okinawa, Saipan, and Tarawa. There are also photographs of Van de Water and his friends, including Henry Fonda.
Dates: Inclusive Dates 1941-1946

LeRoy Hodges Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0162
Scope and Contents The collection covers nearly all phases of Hodges' career as economist and public official, from 1908 until 1942, when he retired from the Army Ordnance office. Early materials include reports on Southern agriculture and immigration for various agencies. Hodges' first efforts to reform and streamline Virginia state government may be seen in the minutes and papers of the Virginia Commission on Economy and Efficiency. There is...
Dates: Inclusive 1908-1942