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Identifier

Accession 881

Inclusive Dates

1943-1944

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

.50 Linear Feet, 1000 pieces

Language

English;

Historical Note

Dr. Robert Philips Lane (1914-1977) was an English professor and department chair at Winthrop College from 1962 to 1977.

Scope and Content Note

The Robert Philips Lane World War II Letters collection consists of letters written by Robert P. Lane to his parents during World War II. Dr. Robert Philips Lane (1914-1977) was a Professor of English and Department Chair at Winthrop College from 1962-1977. Most of the letters originated in India, where he was stationed for a lengthy period of time. Also included in this collection are blank letter sheet envelopes which were the U.S. official V-Mail. They were specifically used to write letters to the armed forces overseas.

Provenance

The Robert P. Lane World War II Letters were deposited with the Archives on July 18, 1995 by John Alan Presto.

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Robert Philips Lane World War II Letters - Accession 881

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