Subject Source: Fast
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
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
Item — Box 7: , Folder: 33
Scope and Contents Pamphlets from during WWI, including a book of postcards of Loire Valley castles, a booklet on how to use a device used in the military, a pamphlet advertising WWI war bonds, a service song book, a booklet of prayers issued by the YMCA, a booklet in French titled Evangeline selon S. Marc: La Moisson Près de Bethanie, an Anglo-French phrase book, an active service French book, a booklet of appreciaton for WWI soldiers, a booklet of postcards called Les Américains en France, a pamphlet of useful...
Dates: 1910 - 1965
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
Item — Box 7: , Folder: 34
Scope and Contents Postcards that are military issued and from different areas of France.
Dates: 1910 - 1965
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