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W. Ralph Lufkin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0104

This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and other documents on Wendell Ralph Lufkin's World War II experience with the US Army in the European theatre.

Series I: Correspondence includes several letters from Ralph to his family, especially his mother. Also included are several copies of V-Mail and a Mother's Day card.

Series II: Manuscripts by Lufkin includes four different personal recordings of Lufkin's war experience, particularly from his time in France and Belgium.

Series III: Research Documents from Mark Howard includes material from the US Army Military History Institute, two bibliographies, a proposal for an American Battle Monument.

Series IV: Other Materials includes an address by Chaplain Virgil A. Moore, a Thanksgiving Day Booklet, a copy of an Army Exchange Ration Card, and other photocopied materials, including photographs.

Dates

  • 1941-1942, 1945, 1949, 1987, undated

Language

English.

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 (4 folders)

Abstract

This collection includes correspondence, manuscripts, and other documents on Wendell Ralph Lufkin's World War II experience in the European theatre.

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as part of MS.1427

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated through the University of Tennessee's Center for the Study of War and Society.

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