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Lewis B. Fox Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0227

This collection includes a photocopy of a handwritten letter written to Lewis B. Fox during World War II. The letter, penned by “Mrs. O.J. Brown” of Knoxville, Tennessee, comments on Fox’s time with Brown’s son in a hospital during the war. Also included is a copy of a 1975 article on Fox’s life and death.

Dates

  • 1944 December 18, 1975 March

Language of Materials

The material in this collection is in 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 Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Overview

This collection includes a photocopy of a handwritten letter written to Lewis B. Fox during World War II. The letter, penned by “Mrs. O.J. Brown” of Knoxville, Tennessee, comments on Fox’s time with Brown’s son in a hospital during the war. Also included is a copy of a 1975 article on Fox’s life and death.

Biographical / Historical

Lewis B. Fox (1915-1975) lived in Big Springs, Nebraska, and served with the U.S. Army during World War II. Serving in North Africa and Italy, Fox was wounded during the war. He married Marjorie Fox (1919-2005) and they had three children. Mrs. O. J. Brown is likely Bertie Ell Leatherwood Brown (1892-1952), wife of Otha Joshua Brown Sr. (1891-1970) and mother to Otha Joshua Brown Jr. (1921-1994) who served with the U.S. Army during World War II.

Arrangement

This material is in one folder.

Previous Citation

This collection was previously listed as part of MS.1259.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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