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World War (1939-1945)

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 7 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

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 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

Lloyd R. Cole Collection

 Collection — Box 1, Folder: 0-10
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0679
Content Description This small collection primarily contains a series of letters between various individuals and Anna C. Cole, mother of Lloyd R. Cole. Dated between 1940 and 1946, these letters largely detail the difficulties Capt. Lloyd R. Cole experienced throughout his service during World War II through his death in 1943 while prisoner of war (POW). In addition, the collection features several photographs of Capt. Lloyd R. Cole during the war, in addition to a photograph taken on his wedding day with his...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940

Ollinger Crenshaw Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0262
Scope and Contents This collection consists of correspondence to Robert McLean Jeter, Jr., an alumnus of the Washington and Lee University class of 1941. The letters cover issues regarding curricula, faculty, and faculty social life at Washington and Lee University, including curricular changes under Dean James Leyburn and the administration of University President Fred Carrington Cole (1959-1967). Other topics include integration, World War II and the Vietnam War, and publication of Crenshaw's ...
Dates: Inclusive 1939-1969

Photographs of the Washington and Lee University Campus from the World War Two era.

 Collection
Identifier: WLU -Coll -PP-0109
Content Description 12 photographs of Washington and Lee University campus which include the colonnade and academic buildings, Lee Chapel, Doremus gym, dorms, and fraternity houses. The photographs were taken by Army officer J.W. 'Bill' Stevens, who attended the U.S. Army's School for Personnel Services hosted by Washington and Lee University during World War Two.
Dates: Majority of material found within Creation of the photographs