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Barbara Goddard's Memoirs of Lewis Frelan Goddard

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3127
  • Memoirs of Lewis Frelan Goddard' />

  • Staff Only

This collection contains the Memoirs of Lewis Frelan Goddard, May 9, 1924 to August 7, 1944, compiled by Barbara Goddard in July 1994. It traces the life of Frelan Goddard with family photographs, certificates, newspaper articles, and correspondence. There are also materials from the family's trip to Europe and about awards given to the family or posthumously to Goddard.

Dates

  • 1994 July

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.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains the Memoirs of Lewis Frelan Goddard, May 9, 1924 to August 7, 1944, compiled by Barbara Goddard in July 1994. It traces the life of Frelan Goddard with family photographs, certificates, newspaper articles, and correspondence. There are also materials from the family's trip to Europe and about awards given to the family or posthumously to Goddard.

Biographical/Historical Note

Lewis Frelan Goddard was born to Carlyle J. and Elva E. Goddard in Proctor, Vermont, on May 9, 1924. He graduated from Central High School, Knoxville, Tennessee, in June 1943. After enlisting with the Signal Corps Enlisted Reservists, he entered active service at Camp Crowder, Missouri. Goddard volunteered for the Office of Strategic Service, and in December 1943, trained in England as a radio operator for a Jedburgh team as First Sergeant. On August 7, 1944, the team parachuted into central France, where they were killed. His body was moved several times, finally resting at the U. S. Military Rhone Cemetery in Draguignan, France.

Arrangement

Collection consists of one folder.

Acquisition Note

Collection was given to UTK Special Collections Library in March 2007 by Barbara Goddard.

Repository Details

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

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480