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Lucille Williams Papers

Identifier: MS-2589

  • Staff Only

This collection consists of items from the Civil War, World War I and World War II. The Civil War letter was written on July 25, 1862 from H. S. Wells (a paroled prisoner) to Verness Williams (Lucille Williams's husband's grandfather); a typed transcription is included. Items regarding World War I include two military postcards which officially informed families of soldiers' whereabouts. Items regarding World War II include a photograph of the island from which the Enola Gay flew, a 1995 Chicago Tribune facsimile edition of a 1945 newspaper, a newspaper clipping from the Detroit Free Press of the complete text of General MacArthur's address to Congress, and a few Reader's Digest clippings.


  • 1862-1995 (bulk 1940s)

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.


0.3 Linear Feet


This collection consists of a July 25, 1862 letter from a paroled Civil War solider, military postcards from World War I, and a photograph and clippings from World War II.

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information could be found.


Collection consists of three folders.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to Special Collections by Lucille Williams on August 29, 2002.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA