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World War (1939-1945)

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 33 Collections and/or Records:

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

Essays, Miscellaneous

 Item — Box 2: [0000006002], Folder: 10
Scope and Contents Essays on topics including the relationship between citizenship and national defense, a denunciation of the legality of integration, the balence between faith and reason, whether the U.S. should enter the war (probably WWII), the American flag, a metaphorical lament of the wrongs done to the South, The Virginia Frontier on the Eve of the American Revolution, and an essay by Mr. B.R. Colson comparing liberalism and communism, addressed to the letters of the Saturday Evening Post, which he sent...
Dates: 1910 - 1965

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
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

Lewis F. Powell Jr. Papers

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MS 0001

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

News Letter. Washington and Lee University Bulletin. Vol.42 No.6, 1943

 Item
Scope and Contents This edition of the Washington and Lee University Bulletin is a Christmas issue prepared for students who had joined the armed forces.
Dates: 1943