• 25th Infantry Division Association Collectionarrow

    The 25th Infantry Division was created from the Hawaiian Division of the United States Army.  Its history includes participation in World War II, the occupation of Japan, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.  The Division is often referred to as “Tropic Lightning.” This collection contains personal donations from 25th Infantry Division veterans from World War II, the Korean War, and Vietnam.  Materials include official military reports, personal recollections, maps, photographs, letters, newspapers and clippings, oral histories, and various personal memorabilia. Explore the collection here.

  • 100th Infantry Division Collectionarrow

    The 100th Infantry Division, also known as the Century Division, was activated on 14 November, 1942, at Fort Jackson, South Carolina.  Major General Withers A. Burress took command at that time and remained commander until 22 September, 1945. The Division fought in northeastern France and western Germany, and during its six months of combat, it liberated or captured over 400 towns.  One of these towns in France was Bitche, from whence the soldiers drew their nickname, The Sons of Bitche.  The collection contains intelligence, personnel, and operations documents; morning reports, memoirs, maps, newspapers, and photographs. Explore the collection here.

  • Robert Alexanderarrow

    The collection is made up of military papers, printed material, articles, maps, and Photographs concerning the return of American forces to Corregidor collected by Robert Alexander (1900-1979) while in the U.S. Army. The material deals primarily with the 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team and the airborne approach to Corregidor. A journal, kept by Dr. Charles H. Bradford, is also included. Bradford was orthopedic surgeon for the 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team on the airborne approach to Corregidor.

  • Kenneth Allenarrow

    Dr. Kenneth Allen served as Senior Consultant in Radiology, Office of the Chief Surgeon, in the European Theatre of Operations during World War II.  The collection contains Dr. Allen’s curriculum vitae and a photograph of Dr. Allen receiving the Legion of Merit Award for establishing and maintaining radiological care for soldiers and for developing a mobile x-ray field unit.

  • Rex Allynarrow

    Rex Allyn served as a naval lieutenant with the Service Force of the 7th Fleet, U.S. Navy, and later with the Philippines Sea Frontier in the Pacific theater of World War II from 1943-1945. Stationed first at Brisbane, Australia, Allyn later served in Hollandia, New Guinea before being sent to Manila in the Philippines to record the navy and marine personnel confined in the Santo Tomas prisoner of war camp outside of Manila. The collection includes the list of the prisoners from Santo Tomas in 1945 at the time of Manila’s liberation. In addition to the listing, the collection also includes photographs taken in Brisbane, New Guinea, and Manila, a Bill Mauldin cartoon “Goin’ Home,” and menus from the Philippine Sea Frontier Officers’ Wardroom.

  • Tate Andersonarrow

    The collection contains four issues of Stars & Stripes Armed Forces newspaper, European edition dated June 9, 10, 12, 13, 1944.

  • Marshall Andrewsarrow

    The collection consists of material gathered by newspaper editor and reporter Marshall Andrews (1899-1973) for an unpublished biography (1942) of GCM. Included are the chapters on GCM, correspondence from John H. Sherburne and Isaac Newell about Marshall as well as newspaper clippings and notes from Charles Cole concerning the biography.

  • Army Signal Corps Photo Collectionarrow

    This is a large collection covering every major aspect of the United States (U.S.) involvement in WWII. The main focus is on the U.S. Army, but there are small sections on the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, the home front, war production, governmental agencies, relief agencies, etc. The photos are arranged numerically. Some of the photos pre-date the war by several years, and quite a few are of the U.S. Army in occupation duty in Europe or Asia between 1945 and 1950. The majority of the photos date between 1941 and 1945. Explore the collection here.

  • Henry H. "Hap" Arnoldarrow

    Henry Harley “Hap” Arnold was an American general officer holding the grades of General of the Army and General of the Air Force. Arnold was an aviation pioneer, Chief of the Air Corps (1938–1941), Commanding General of the U.S. Army Air Forces, and the only U.S. Air Force general to hold five-star rank. Explore the collection here.

  • William Arnoldarrow

    William Richard Arnold (1881-1965) served as Chief of Chaplains, U.S. army, from 1937 to 1945; he then was consecrated Bishop of Phocaea, a position he held until his death. The collection covers Arnold’s tenure as Chief of Chaplains, consisting of correspondence and writings. Letters are from other ministers, friends, and military personnel requesting favors. The writings are typescripts of two articles Arnold wrote: “The Chaplain, His Place and Work,” The Presbyterian, 1939, and “The Army Chaplain’s Part in the War,” unpublished.

  • Hanson Baldwinarrow

    Correspondence, speeches, reports, and clippings document WW I, WW II, Korean Conflict, and Vietnam War. Collected by Hanson Weightman Baldwin (1903 – ), longtime military editor of the New York Times, items include WW I casualty reports, WW II war plans strategy session reports, military operations reports, Nuremberg Trial documents, correspondence on casualties and historical events of WW II, as well as reports on the Korean Conflict and the Pueblo incident. In addition, there are a large number of Photographs collected for a never published pictorial history of the army.

  • Julius Barclayarrow

    The collection consists of several disparate items: postcards showing WW I fighting and destruction and a broadside on German atrocities; a speech on San Antonio; and a letter to Julius Preston Barclay.

  • Carol Bergeronarrow

    The collection contains materials related to the American Red Cross and includes training manuals, guides to uniforms and pins, and a history of the Richmond, Virginia chapter of the Red Cross.

  • Elmer Birdseyearrow

    Birdseye graduated from West Point Military Academy, and served in the U.S. Army from June 1, 1951 until he retired on June 30, 1975. During his distinguished military career, LtC. Birdseye received the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Meritorious Unit Citation, American Campaign Medal, Army of Occupation (German), World War II Victory Medal, National Defense Service Medal (1 OLC), Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry w/Palm, Philippine Independence Ribbon, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Civic Action Honor Medal, and the General Staff Identification Badge. This collection consists of button, currency, leaflets, manuals, photograph and handbooks.

  • John Bladwinarrow

    The collection contains press releases and reports detailing the early activities of the United Nations in the years 1946-48 in Europe and Latin America.  The collection also contains a transcript of a lecture delivered by Alger Hiss on “U.S. Policy Toward the United Nations” given in 1946.

  • Larry Blandarrow

    This collection consists of two parts: W. Averill Harriman research material and women’s history source material. The Harriman items were collected in preparation for Larry I. Bland’s dissertation. Included are articles by Bland and Harriman, as well as copied journal articles. Notes taken by Bland are also to be found. The women’s history material consists of popular articles and newspaper clippings (1971-1976) as well as scholarly articles on the changing role of women.

  • Haydon Lemaire Boatnerarrow

    Haydon Lemaire Boatner’s (1900-1977) accounts of events in China when he was Chief of Staff to Joseph Stilwell. Copies of dispatches and memoranda on which Boatner made marginal notes in planning his actions are included.

  • Therese Bonney Collectionarrow

    The collection consists of book reviews, magazine articles, clippings, and a letter to Henry Stimson, all concerning Therese Bonney’s Europe’s Children, a book published in 1944 which shows the horrors of war through the eyes of children. Explore the collection here.

  • William Bordenarrow

    The collection consists of a memoir of William Ayres Borden (1890-1967), compiled in 1964. It contains genealogical information as well as notes on the military and post-military career of Borden.

  • C. W. Bowman Collectionarrow

    C.W. Bowman served in the Vietnam War, in Chu Chi and Trang Bang.  The collection contains over 300 Photographs Bowman took during his service, as well as slides and printed materials from the duration of the war.  Bowman included a detailed explanation of his experiences in Vietnam. Explore the collection here.

  • Susann Brainerdarrow

    This small collection concerns First Lieutenant J.R. Lashbrooke, who served in the 17th Field Artillery, and other men and officers who served with the American Expeditionary Forces, France during World War I.  The collection contains the Announcement of the Armistice, November 11, 1918, Combat Commendations, and intercepted German & French Communiques.  Other items include memos, letters, passes, poems, newspapers, and Photographs dealing with the activities of American servicemen in France during World War I.  Some of the items in this collection are in very delicate condition.

  • Rebecca Brockenbrougharrow

    These papers document Rebecca Brockenbrough’s career in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps. Her letters describe WAAC life in training and as an officer. An extensive photograph collection provides good examples of WAAC uniforms.bules

  • Jack Bronanderarrow
  • William Brucearrow

    William M. Bruce was the father of Mrs. Hanson Baldwin (Helen).  He was a noted inventor in the field of telephone, telegraph, and cable communication.  The collection contains patent documents, letters, newspaper clippings, and Photographs.

  • Ray Bulesarrow

    This collection contains a variety of World War II items included technical manuals, war ration books, newspapers from the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the 200th anniversary of American independence. Also included in the collection guide is a list of museum items that are part of this collection.

  • Carter Burgessarrow

    The collection represents a variety of material from the World War II era collected and created by Carter L. Burgess. There is a large amount of newspaper articles and clippings, as well as booklets from the War. Personal materials include correspondence and photographs of Burgess during the War as well as others such as Eisenhower and Bedell Smith. Also included are two cassettes of an oral history interview with Carter L. Burgess, Italian money, and a top secret folder used to carry the Italian surrender during World War II. Many large items have been separated from the collection and relocated to the oversized materials section. These items include: multiple military certificates and medals; large photographs, some that have been signed; Burgess‘ VMI diploma and an Appointment Certificate to the Commission on Government Security signed by President Eisenhower, 1957.

  • Chester Burgessarrow

    Burgess’ father served in World War I and collected a variety of mementos from his tour of duty.  The collection consists of newspaper clippings, Photographs, letters, postcards, ticket stubs, buttons, cards, and passes from this era.

  • W. Walton Butterwortharrow

    Papers document the foreign service career of W. Walton Butterworth (1903-1975). Material consists mainly of correspondence and speeches as well as clippings, printed material, and Photographs that Butterworth saved during his career. Although the majority of correspondence is congratulatory in nature, correspondence between Butterworth and GCM can be found here. Some of it relates to GCM’s 1946 China Mission and some to his presidency of the American Red Cross in 1950. Butterworth’s speeches reflect the issues in each area where he served: American Ambassador in Nanking, China; American Ambassador to Sweden; American Minister to London; U.S. Representative to the European Communities; and U.S. Ambassador to Canada.

  • Clark Cambellarrow

    This collection contains drawings of military insignia as well as five loose leaf notebooks on military insignia.

  • Mildred Carlsonarrow

    Mildred Carlson was a secretary to George C. Marshall from 1950-1951.  The collection contains three photos, handwritten and typed letters, cards, and envelopes.

  • Charles Carpenterarrow

    Charles Carpenter saw service in World War II from 1942-1946.  On June 6, 1944 he landed with the 16th Regiment on Omaha Beach and was later awarded the Silver Star for his action.  The collection includes photocopies, maps, commemorative bottles, photographs, and magazines from this period.

  • Marshall Carterarrow

    The collection of Marshall Sylvester Carter (1909-1993) contains correspondence and other documents on each of the significant military assignments and government appointments in Carter’s career. His pre-war tours of duty, his wartime service in Washington and China, his post-war commands as aide to GCM, and his years as deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency and director of the National Security Agency are all documented. Also included are personal correspondence files, personal memorabilia, awards, decorations, and Photographs.

  • Martin Caseyarrow

    Martin P. Casey served with the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II in the Central Pacific.  After the war, Casey continued to serve in the Air Force Reserves. The collection includes various training manuals and materials belonging to Casey.  The training and informational booklets cover a wide range of topics from jungle warfare to air research and development.  One folder contains information on early jets in the United States Air Force.  In addition to books and guides, the collection includes a vast array of records and regulations from the Army Air Force in World War II.

  • John Caugheyarrow

    Colonel Caughey was serving on General Wedemeyer’s staff in the China Theater when he was hand-selected by General George C. Marshall in 1945 to serve on his staff while he was in China.  Caughey greatly admired Marshall and frequently praised the General’s attributes in his letters home.  Caughey returned to the U.S. with Marshall in 1947 at the conclusion of the China Mission and continued his military career attaining the rank of Major General. The collection contains official and personal correspondence with Chinese and American military leaders, four scrapbooks of personal correspondence and memorabilia, Chinese invitations and certificates, Chinese and Japanese currency, newspaper clippings, and Photographs of Marshall and sights around China.

  • Dowsley Clarkarrow

    Two reports written by Dowsley Clark, a news writer for the Foreign Operations Administration Mission (FOA) to Greece, from 1950-1953. One is a review of the mission’s activities and the other is a report on community or local radio in Greece and the use of radio in selected mountain communities.

  • Mary Clarkearrow

    The material concerns the disestablishment ceremony of the Office of the Director, Women’s Army Corps, on April 28, 1978. Also found is material from the dedication of the Women’s Army Corps Museum at Ft. McClellan, Alabama, including news releases and guest lists.

  • Raymond Claryarrow

    Orders, letters of recommendation, and passes for Raymond Clary (1914- ) make up the bulk of the collection. Also included is a Training Circular, “Safeguarding Military Information”. Clary served as an Army clerk typist in WW II.

  • Lucius D. Clay Collectionarrow

    The papers of Lucius DuBignon Clay (1897-1978) almost exclusively document his post-military career as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Continental Can (1950-1962) and as Senior Partner in Lehman Brothers investment banking house (1962-1973). Material includes correspondence, articles, interviews, speeches and statements, and office records. Scrapbooks and photograph albums documenting the period 1943-1978 round out the collection. Explore the collection here.

  • Theresa Cochranarrow

    Theresa Wilson Cochran is the daughter of Major General Donald Wilson (Donald Wilson Papers, MS 96) who was a member of General Douglas MacArthur’s staff and served in Australia in 1943.  The collection contains family Photographs dating from the 1880s to the late 1970s, miscellaneous personal memorabilia dating to the late 1880s, and correspondence with her father, Donald Wilson.

  • Edward Coffmanarrow

    Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, Edward Coffman has lectured and written extensively on military history.  This collection has three parts. Part 1 concerns Coffman’s research, publications, teaching, and other professional activities.  Part 2 consists of oral history interviews conducted by Coffman concerning the U.S. Army from 1898 to 1941.  Part 3 also contains oral history interviews, some of which are duplicated in Part 2.

  • Miton Colvinarrow

    Milton Colvin is a distinguished professor in the field of American National Government.  He received his PhD from the University of Heidelberg, Germany. Dr. Colvin held various professorships before joining the faculty of Washington and Lee University in 1961.  In the spring of 1981, he received a research fellowship from the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).  He conducted his study in Germany on the topic of “The Pursuit of Détente in East-West Relations: The Impact of ‘Finlandisation’ on the Young in Germany.” The collection consists of Dr. Colvin’s correspondence, research materials, and final paper from his NATO research fellowship.

  • John Couperarrow

    John L. Couper of Lexington, Virginia donated the items in this collection. It consists of postcards, photographs, maps, official documents, and two books title: The British Isles Pocket Atlas and Introduction to Cambridge: a brief guide to the University from within.

  • Henry Croninarrow

    Prisoner-of-war diary of Major Henry (Hank) J. Cronin. Cronin participated in the Battle of the Bulge with the 811th Tank Destroyer Battalion in World War II. The collection consists on one hardbound diary (19 pages) plus xerox copies of the same.

  • Martha Dauraarrow

    Martha Daura’s father, Pierre Daura, was a painter during the Second World War era.   His paintings include a portrait of Army photographer Howard Hammersley.  The collection contains Photographs and slides taken during the campaign in North Africa in 1942-43.  Also included are a pamphlet for Americans and the Marshall Plan, and a newspaper article on World War II correspondent Jules Grad.

  • Leon Davidarrow

    Leon Thomas David served as commander of the School for Special Services for the first four months of its operation in Lexington, Virginia. Prior to that he was with the Morale Branch of the Adjutant General’s Office (the precursor of the school) and assistant commandant of the school while it was at Fort Meade, Maryland. While associated with the School for Special Services, David kept a diary of events leading to the formation of the school, problems faced by it, and his role in the school. This is a copy of that diary.

  • Bob Davidsonarrow

    Bob Davison served with the AEF during World War I in France.  The collection contains various booklets and manuals on military hardware, strategy, and engineering.  The collection also contains maps, drawings, newspaper clippings, and letters.

  • Byron Davisarrow

    Byron Davis served in the 29th Infantry Division in World War II, was stationed in England, France, and Germany and participated in D-Day.  The collection contains pamphlets, brochures, newspaper clippings, Photographs, and postcards from his time in the service.

  • Charles Dayhuffarrow

    The collection consists of material relating to courses offered at the Army War College in the 1950’s on Turkey and the Middle East. There is one small folder of notes belonging to Charles Hal Dayhuff (1906- ), VMI 1931, as well as two speeches he gave. Also included are mimeographed copies of correspondence between C.H. Dayhuff III and his parents, written while he was an advisor in Vietnam, 1964-1965.

  • Eddie Deerfieldarrow

    Eddie Deerfield was a member of the 303rd Bomb Group during World War II.  This small collection contains pamphlets and menus.

  • John DeGrotearrow

    This collection contains a booklet, “The 118th Signal Radio Intelligence Company, 1942-1946, Third Army, World War II,” that was written by John DeGrote.

  • Harvey DeWeerdarrow

    The papers include Harvey A. DeWeerd’s (1902-1979) correspondence and documents relating to his military career as contributing editor for the Army Infantry Journal, as well as his dissertation, bibliographies, lectures, and reading notes compiled in preparation for teaching and for writing Great Soldiers of Two Wars (1941), Selected Speeches of George Catlett Marshall (1945) , and President Wilson Fights His War: World War I and the American Intervention (1968). Also found are research items, including papers given DeWeerd by Basil H. Liddell Hart, reprints of articles and book reviews and newspaper clipping files on détente and nuclear war. DeWeerd’s extensive personal library is also among the Marshall Library’s holdings.

  • Madeline Dinsmorearrow

    Madeline I. Dinsmore (1874-1948), a prominent resident for many years of Edgartown, MA and Staatsburg-on-Hudson, NY, collected clippings on WW I, particularly cartoons and humorous or cheerful sayings. These she compiled into a scrapbook that makes up the bulk of the collection.

  • John Downerarrow

    John Walker Downer (1881-1977) of Charleston, West Virginia, attended Virginia Military Institute (VMI), Class of ’02, before beginning a long, illustrious military and equestrian career. During WW I he commanded the battalion which fired the first American artillery shot in combat. Downer also participated in the Seventh Olympiad in Antwerp in 1920, as a member of the U.S. equestrian team. The bulk of the collection consists of Photographs of Germany and France taken during and immediately after the war by German photographers. These pictures depict the German military hierarchy and the destruction of the war.

  • George Elseyarrow

    George Elsey was director of the White House Map Room during World War II.  Most of the collection pertains to the D-Day landings in Normandy in 1944 including dispatch telegrams from Allied commanders.  Other items of note contained in the collection are reports and charts regarding Allied and German preparations for the invasion of Western Europe; joint press statements issued by Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill in 1942; Photographs taken on the D-Day beachheads; and Minutes from Chiefs of Staff meetings in 1942.

  • Hanson Elyarrow

    The collection consists of two speeches made by Hanson Edward Ely (1867-1958). One speech was given to the Brooklyn Rotary Club in 1929 and deals with WW I and hopes for peace. The second speech was delivered at a Ypres League banquet in 1931 and described the Battle of Ypres and its effect on U.S.-Great Britain relations.

  • Emmett Stewart Epleyarrow

    This collection consists of letters exchanged between Emmett Epley and his family members from the fall of 1942 through the end of the Second World War. Epley served as a navigator in the Army Air Corps, and his letters provide descriptions of his training and service when he was stationed in Guam, and flew 35 combat missions over Japan. His family letters offer details, often quite colorful, of life on the Montana home front during those years.

  • Gordon Ewingarrow

    This collection of 3 boxes includes material about RIAS, “Radio in American Sector”, in Berlin from 1949 to 1957. Gordon Ewing was director of this organization. Documents include biographical material, letters, RIAS reports and organizational material, newspaper/magazine clippings and radio scripts in English and German, a 1981 RIAS interview with Ewing, and a RIAS scrapbook.

  • James Faichneyarrow

    The collection consists of clippings, publicity, and scripts generated during the making of the CBS news documentary about GCM called “The General”, produced and directed by James B. Faichney. Remarks by Faichney, as well as the transcript of a taped interview with him, are also included.

  • Robert Fischerarrow

    The papers consist of WW I intelligence and training material collected by Robert J. Fischer during his service in France. The material falls into two series, American records and German ones. The U.S. material consists of intelligence documents, official communiqués, memos, and reports as well as notebooks kept by Fischer in the field. The German material includes Divisional Orders (January-June 1918); War Orders (May-September 1915); Weekly Reports (July 1917-May 1918); as well as personal correspondence and propaganda.

  • James van Fleetarrow

    The James A. Van Fleet papers are divided into seven subgroups. The first pertains to Van Fleet’s immediate and extended family, while the remaining six correspond to his varied military assignments and personal business interests: Family; Personal; Military, Greece; Korea; Assignments and Trips; Board Memberships. Also included is an extensive photograph collection making the Van Fleet papers one of the largest collections in the Archives.

  • Thomas Fordarrow

    Thomas K. Ford was a writer and editor for the Foreign Policy Association at the time of the Marshall Plan.  He produced a number of information pamphlets for different European countries on the benefits and workings of the Marshall Plan.  He later served in the Scandinavian Information Service Center in Copenhagen, Denmark.  The collection contains a number of original booklets and pamphlets detailing the implementation of the Marshall Plan in Europe.  One set of pamphlets is written in Italian while most of the materials are written in Danish.  In addition to the pamphlets, the collection also contains correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings and a newspaper article from Marshall’s time as Secretary of State entitiled “This Generation’s Chance for Peace.”

  • William Fosterarrow

    Foster served as the first Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (1962-1968). Much of his life was devoted to issues of arms control and peaceful use of nuclear power. Foster also served as Deputy Secretary of Defense (1951-1953) during much of the Korean War. The bulk of the collection relates to arms control. The establishment of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency is well documented, along with Foster’s participation in the Eighteen Nation Disarmament Committee.

  • Robert Franklinarrow

    Robert J. Franklin (1892-1968) served as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 80th Division, 317th Regiment in France during WW I. In 1918 he became an instructor in La Valbonne until his discharge in 1919. The collection consists of Franklin’s notes on his WW I French experience, including discussions of air raids and troop movements; combat training notes made by Franklin; military orders; and newspaper clippings on the “Lynchburg boys”.

  • Elizebeth Smith Friedman Collectionarrow

    Wife of William F. Friedman, Elizebeth Friedman was an expert crypologist in her own right.  She played a leading role in cracking criminal and military codes and was a pioneer in government crypology.  Elizebeth Friedman collaborated with her husband on The Shakespearean Ciphers Examined as well as studying the Beale Treasure and the Voynich Manuscript.  The collection contains correspondence, government files, personal investigations, personal materials, newspaper clippings, and journals. Explore the collection here.

  • William F. Friedman Collectionarrow

    William Frederick Friedman (1891-1969) was an American cryptologist, considered by experts to be the greatest of all time. The papers consist of general correspondence (1942-1969); government service papers; Congressional Relief Bill material; patents; speeches and writing; numerically indexed papers; and photographs. Correspondence with cryptographers of national and international renown can also be found. Friedman’s private cryptological work on such subjects as the Voynich manuscripts, codes and ciphers of ancient cultures, and the authorship of Shakespeare’s work are also treated in the collection. Also to be found is a personal library of 110 linear feet, 18 linear feet of vertical file material, and 12 linear feet of artifacts. Explore the collection here.

  • Harold Frumarrow

    In “The Soldier Must Write” Harold S. Frum details, through edited letters, his experiences in WW II. Included are discussions of life at Camp Reynold, PA and Birmingham, England, as well as V-E Day experiences in Germany.

  • Mary Fourqurean Fryarrow

    In “The Soldier Must Write” Harold S. Frum details, through edited letters, his experiences in WW II. Included are discussions of life at Camp Reynold, PA and Birmingham, England, as well as V-E Day experiences in Germany.

  • Philip Gallagherarrow

    In “The Soldier Must Write” Harold S. Frum details, through edited letters, his experiences in WW II. Included are discussions of life at Camp Reynold, PA and Birmingham, England, as well as V-E Day experiences in Germany.

  • Laurence Gardnerarrow

    The donor’s grandfather both collected and took photographs during WWI, documenting the large weapons used by the Allies. The collection is comprised of 36 photographs of: World War I era tanks and large guns; French troops; French cathedrals. and homes at Reins, Tours, and Savigny; and a large hot air balloon.

  • Herman Gaucharrow

    Shortly after the Pearl Harbor attack, Herman Gauch was drafted and elected to serve in the Navy.  This collection contains a 54 page text that narrates in detail his experiences from boot camp to his term as petty officer in charge of the main engine room aboard LST 506 to his separation from service in 1946.

  • Andrew Goodpasterarrow

    Andrew Goodpaster graduated from the United States Military Academy (USMA) in 1939 and served in World War II.  After the war, Goodpaster served in the War Department, with the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE).  From 1969-1974 Goodpaster served as Supreme Allied Commander in Europe and then as Superintendent of USMA until his retirement in 1981.  The Goodpaster Papers are arranged in two parts.  The bulk of the collection was donated before his death and consist of materials from his childhood and collegiate life; and from his professional appointments to include his service with the Eisenhower administration.  The second and smaller part of the collection was donated after his death and consists of materials from his home office.  These include correspondence, speeches, and papers from the many projects he was involved with.  There is also an extensive collection of newspaper articles covering many topics ranging from the dropping of the atomic bomb to the Vietnam era including treatment of POWs.  There is also a series of interviews with General Goodpaster conducted by Kenneth Mandel and James McCall between 2001 and 2004.

  • Lewis Gordonarrow

    Lewis Coleman Gordon (1896-1951), a career Army officer with the 4th Engineers, to his parents while he was stationed in France and Germany during WW I. It describes the daily life of a soldier.

  • George Greenarrow

    George Green served with the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II and was stationed in San Diego, Iceland, New Zealand, and Guadalcanal.  He fought in the battles of Bougainville, Guam, and Iwo Jima.  The collection focuses mainly on Iwo Jima when Green served in the 3rd Battalion, 21st Marines.  The collection contains three audio tapes recorded by Mr. Green about his life and experiences, especially those of the battle of Iwo Jima.  Also included are notes by Green about his service, and an article written by his Battalion Commander.

  • Leslie R. Groves Collectionarrow

    Leslie Richard Groves (1896-1970) was the military commander of the Manhattan Engineering District – the atomic bomb project. He oversaw the production and testing of the first atomic bomb, working closely with J. Robert Oppenheimer and other scientists at Los Alamos, New Mexico. Following publication of his book, Now It Can Be Told, in 1962, Groves put twenty-one of the documents pertaining to the Manhattan Project into a scrapbook. Included are the memo requesting Groves for special duty, the messages for President Truman at Potsdam, the memo for Secretary Stimson regarding the testing of the bomb and its effect, as well as documents concerning the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Explore the collection here.

  • Lawrence Halsteadarrow

    The collection consists of diary pages written by Laurence Halstead (1875-1953) during his first tour of duty after graduating from West Point in 1899. They cover his return from Puerto Rico in 1900 and his trip to China in 1913. Also found are correspondence from GCM to Halstead and to Mrs. Mervin Mous, and a copy of Bronc magazine from the Philippines. All papers are photocopies.

  • Frances Hamannarrow

    The collection contains items that mostly belonged to Lieutenant Harold C. Thomas of the United States Coast Guard who served during the latter years of World War II.  The collection contains a series of manuals, postcards, photographs, memos, certificates, and newspapers.

  • E. Howard Hammersley Photograph Collectionarrow

    E. Howard Hammersley entered the Army Air Corps in 1942 and graduated from their photo school.  He served thirty-eight months in England, Africa, and Italy finishing his World War II duty as chief photo officer of the Mediterranean Allied Air Forces.  He flew more than forty combat missions capturing the danger of aerial warfare in grisly detail.  The collection contains photographs taken by Hammersley during World War II. Explore the collection here.

  • Thomas Handyarrow

    Thomas Troy Handy (1892-1982) served in the Army during both world wars, achieving the rank of General in 1945. During World War II, Handy served as the Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations and Deputy Chief of Staff under GCM. From 1949-1954, Handy was stationed in Germany, serving as Commander-in-Chief of the U. S. troops in Europe in the NATO command and as the deputy Commander-in-Chief of the U. S. European command. The collection documents cover these three phases of Handy’s career and consists mainly of correspondence. A small section is devoted to material between Handy and general officers including Truscott, Ridgway, and Patton concerning the waging of battles during World War II.  Material from the 1949-1954 period consists mainly of routine office and social correspondence.

  • Collas Harrisarrow

    Collas G. Harris (1906-1981) was born in Staunton, Virginia and graduated from the Augusta Military Academy in 1928 and attended Washington & Lee University.  From 1933-1934, Harris served as Assistant to the Executive Secretary in Charge of Personnel at the Federal Emergency Relief Administration.  He served as Executive and Budget Officer at the National Archives from 1934-1942. These papers constitute the bulk of this collection and consist of annual and quarterly reports, correspondence, and memos. From 1942-1948, Harris served in the Air Force and also worked at the Supreme Commander of Allied Powers Headquarters in Tokyo. The material collected here consists of correspondence, lectures, lesson plans, memo, and project reports. Also included is his 201 file.  Harris returned to the National Archives in 1948 and remained there until 1952 as Director of Administrative Services.  Several boxes of clippings concerning the National Archives and various publications constitute the remainder of the collection.

  • Hugh Harveyarrow

    Born in McComb, Mississippi in 1924, Hugh Harvey spent two semesters at the Army Specialized Training Program in Ypsilanti, Michigan with additional graduate studies at the Agriculture Department in Washington, D.C.  In 1943 he started basic training at Camp Wolters, Texas and served in the First Battalion of the 318th Infantry Regiment of the 80th Division.  In Germany in the fall of 1944 he was wounded in the leg, received treatment, but eventually lost the leg in 1947.  This collection contains an 11 page, typed narrative “Excerpts from ‘My Story’” that he wrote for his grandchildren as a chronicle of his war experiences.

  • Frank Haynearrow

    Correspondence of Frank Brevard Hayne (1891-1980) and GCM between 1933 and 1940 forms the bulk of the collection. Hayne served with Marshall in China, 1927-1930. All but one of these letters were written by GCM to Hayne. Also included are two letters from Hayne to his wife, Anne Dulaney Hayne, a letter from GCM to Rozier Dulaney, and 1940 correspondence by Hayne concerning property to be purchased by the Marshalls. Hayne’s 1975 recollections of GCM and a playbill of Marshall’s 1927 pay, “At the Customs”, round out the collection.

  • Wilson Heefnerarrow

    Dr. Wilson Heefner’s book, Patton’s Bulldog: The Life and Service of General Walton H. Walker, is a biography of General Walker, who led the XX Corps in the vanguard of Patton’s Third Army through France, Germany, and Austria in World War II, and who commanded the Eighth Army and saved the Pusan Perimeter during the Korean War.  The collection contains the research material Dr. Heefner used for his book as well as the bound and fully annotated manuscript.

  • William Heffnerarrow

    William J. Heffner was the assigned chauffeur for General George C. Marshall from 1948 until Marshall’s death in 1959.  He was also a member of the Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Service Center for the Armed Forces and was awarded the Certificate for Outstanding Service upon his retirement in April 1960.  The collection  contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, publications relating to Marshall, lectures by or relating to Marshall, and miscellaneous items belonging to Heffner.

  • Louise Henshawarrow

    This collection contains newspaper clippings collected by Louise Henshaw during the World War II era.  Subject areas include Japan, China, Cassino, Mussolini, the Japanese and German surrenders, and collected articles from the period columnists Ernie Pyle, Tom Treanor, and Raymond Clapper.

  • George Hightowerarrow

    George Hightower served in the China-Burma-India Theatre during World War II with the “Flying Tigers” of the 14th Air Force under the command of General Claire L. Chennault.  The collection contains materials that document the activities of the 14th Air Force in China.  These materials include books, diaries, newspaper articles, and photocopies of maps.

  • Roderick Hipskindarrow

    The 16mm films that Sergeant Roderick S. Hipskind took during his service in World War II document his twenty-one months of service overseers. A native of Indiana, Hipskind entered the service in March 1942 and served with the 636th Tank Destroyer Battalion as a radio operator for the battalion commander. He also sketched maps and overlays for the headquarters operations section. His films document the battalion as they marched from Sicily up through Italy and into southern France. In addition to his skills as an amateur photographer, Hipskind was a featured cartoonist in the Beachhead News. In September 1944 he was awarded the Bronze Star for heroic achievement in combat in Italy.

  • Oveta Culp Hobbyarrow

    Oveta Culp Hobby was the first Director of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC).  The items in this collection represent her work in this service from 1943 through the 50th anniversary of the Women’s Army Corps in 1992.  The collection contains letters, photographs, a poster, newspaper clippings, cards (including one from Mamie Eisenhower), telegrams, a hand-made booklet, and a book on Hobby’s service with the WAAC.

  • Forest Hoggarrow

    Forrest Hogg was taken prisoner of war during World War II.  The collection contains letters, articles, memoirs, and remembrances of this experience.

  • Frank Hollandarrow

    Frank Lane Holland (1900-1944) served as an officer stationed in the Philippines during WW II. In 1942 he was captured by the Japanese and participated in the Bataan death march. He subsequently was interned at various prison camps, including Davao. Holland died when a Japanese prison ship was sunk by U.S. air strikes. The collection consists of a diary Holland kept, describing his daily life while in the Philippines, as well as correspondence between Holland and his wife, Dorothy Davis Holland, during this period, and five scrapbooks kept by Mrs. Holland on the Philippines, Bataan, and the Pacific Theater during the war.

  • Winfield Holtarrow

    Winfield Holt served in the Pacific Theater during World War II and worked acquiring Japanese intelligence.  The collection contains newspapers, booklets, pamphlets, photographs, memos, certificates, and other printed materials.  Also included is a set of badges from the Australian Women’s Army Service.

  • George Howearrow

    The collection consists of correspondence and a copy of a Historical Journal of the Tunisian Campaign (1942-1943), kept in French by an unidentified author. The correspondence is between George F. Howe, a staff member with the War Department and later Interior Department, and Charles Nouges, French Resident General in Morocco in 1942. These letters pertain to the circumstances attending the invasion of French North Africa in November 1942 by Allied forces. Howe wrote Nogues preparatory to writing Northwest Africa: Seizing the Initiative in the West for the U.S. Army in World War II series.

  • Charles Isaacsarrow

    Charles Isaacs served in the Coast Guard during World War II.  Seventy-five Coast Guard Patrol Frigates were commissioned by the Navy but manned by Coast Guardsmen, of which Isaacs was one.  He was a gunner aboard the U.S.S. San Pedro in the Seventh Amphibious Force, Seventh Fleet, under Admiral Barbey.  The collection includes photographs, pamphlets, articles, a deck log, and a visual traffic report.

  • Homer Jansson arrow

    Mr. Jansson served in the European Theatre during World War II.  The collection includes booklets and training manuals, photographs of the 95th Reconnaissance Troop, a book about the 33rd Division during World War I, and World War I era photographs.

  • Roger Jeansarrow

    Dr. Jeans was a professor of East Asian History at Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia.  The collection contains research material for the article “Victims or Victimizers?  Museums, Textbooks, and the War Debate in Contemporary Japan,” published in The Journal of Military History 69 (January 2005): 149-196

  • James Johnstonarrow

    This collection contains photographs that were given to Johnston by his commanding officer.  They were taken by the Official Photo Section of the Army Air Corps in Europe.  The subject content includes destroyed buildings, trains, and bridges; airfields; military personnel; the hanging of Mussolini; other captured Italian patriots; Europe during World War II; airplanes in flight; and D-Day.

  • Hannah Karicofearrow

    Hannah Karicofe served with the American Red Cross during the closing phases of WW II and in post-war Europe.  The collection includes newspapers, journals, letters, maps, postcards, photographs, and other memorabilia that detail her stay in Europe.

  • Theodore Kenyonarrow

    While serving in France with the AEF, Theodore Stanwood Kenyon ( -1978) kept up correspondence with Marian Holden. The letters which make up this collection describe Kenyon’s experiences at Camp Upton, New York; his tour in France; and events on his return to the states. There are both photocopies and handwritten copies of the letters, with the photocopies being more complete.

  • Peter Kimarrow

    Kim was born in Soonan, Korea, in 1912. He was imprisoned by the Japanese in World War II, escaped, and joined the U.S. Army in the Intelligence Collection Agency. During the Korean War, Kim served with the U.S. Eighth Army as an intelligence officer from November 1950 to June 1952. The collection consists of military records, correspondence, and speeches.

  • DM Kingarrow

    The collection consists of material collected by Dale Maxwell King (1905- ) while he was commanding officer of the Wehrmacht Proving Grounds at Hillersleben, Germany, in 1945, and contains 9th Army operation orders, 265th field artillery battalion orders, daily bulletins, and maps.

  • John Lawrencearrow

    John F. Lawrence enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1943 and served in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He was stationed in Hawaii from 1944-45. In 1944 Lawrence was awarded the Good Conduct Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal and the Marksman Medal. The collection contains correspondence, General Orders, maps, brochures, photographs, and newspapers.

  • Howard LeCountarrow

    Howard P. LeCount served with the 102nd Engineers Regiment in the 27th Division, AEF in France during 1917-19.  The collection consists of a diary compiled by LeCount in 1964 from hand-written journals kept during World War I.

  • Virginia Leearrow

    Virginia Lee was born in Boston in 1915 and joined the army in 1943 (WAC).  She served at Camp Crowder, Missouri, New Guinea, the Philippines, and China (Nanking and Shangai) under General George C. Marshall.  She died in 1990 and was buried with full military honors in Arlington National Cemetary.  The collection contains a guide to China, a certificate and painting from China, and five photograph albums.

  • LJ Lincoln arrow

    L.J. Lincoln was chief of the Asiatic Theater Section during World War II and served as General Wedemeyer’s Executive Officer in SEAC.  The collection contains correspondence between Judy Munro-Leighton, William McAfee, and L.J. Lincoln concerning the China policy of World War II and copies of de-classified documents related to the China policy

  • George C. Marshall Papersarrow

    The papers are divided into twelve groups according to Marshall’s assignments and the offices he held at: Fort Benning, 1932; Fort Screven, 1932-1933; Fort Moultrie, 1933; Illinois National Guard, 1933-1936; Vancouver Barracks, 1936-1938; Pentagon Office (includes deputy Chief of Staff and Chief of Staff period), 1938-1945; China Mission, 1945-1947; Secretary of State, 1947-1948; American Battle Monuments Commission, 1949-1950; American Red Cross, 1949-1950; Secretary of Defense, 1950-1952; and Retirement, 1951-1960. Each subgroup is made up of one or more series, including biographical material; correspondence; shorthand notebooks; speeches; statements and writings; engagement books; and scrapbooks. Included in the online collection are the digital copies of all six published volumes. Explore the collection here.

  • George C. Marshall Photograph Collectionarrow

    The photograph collection of the George C. Marshall Foundation Library and Archives. Includes photos of Marshall during his life, those relevant to his career as well as personal photos of his family. Explore the collection here.

  • George Catlett Marshall and Katherine Tupper Marshall Collectionarrow

    The collection consists of three distinct series of records: the George Catlett Marshall Collection, the Marshall Correspondence Collection, and the Katherine T. Marshall Collection. The George Catlett Marshall Collection consists of records that he acquired throughout his lifetime, from his first Army to retirement.The Marshall Correspondence Collection consists of correspondence files maintained by George Catlett Marshall from 1938 to 1959, which ranges from autograph requests and birthday greetings to personal correspondence and household records. The Katherine Tupper Marshall Collection consists of records that she acquired from the period of George Catlett Marshall’s service as Chief of Staff of the United States Army during World War II through his death. The records relating to the publication of Together: Annals of An Army Wife as well as tributes to George C. Marshall after his death form two distinct subseries within the collection. The types of documents that appear in this collection include correspondence, official documents, textual records, bound volumes, subject files, Photographs and newspaper clippings. Maps and oversized items from this collection are stored separately. Explore the collection here.

  • John Marstonsarrow

    The Marston family has a long lineage that goes back to John Marston II who fought in the Revolutionary War.  John Marston VI was the collector of his family’s papers and the one most represented in the collection.  He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in 1908 and served in the Marine Corps.  In 1937 Marston was the Commanding Officer of the U.S. Marine Forces in North China.  He was promoted to Brigadier General in 1940.  During World War II he served in the South Pacific and ended his military career as Commanding General, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.  He retired in 1946. The collection spans six generations of the Marston family and consists of official and personal correspondence of the Marstons, journals and diaries, newspaper clippings, photographs and engravings, wills, and scrapbooks.

  • Frank McCarthy Collectionarrow

    The papers cover two aspects of the career of Frank McCarthy (1912-1986), who served as Secretary, General Staff, under GCM from 1942-1945. These include his War Department years and his Hollywood career. War Department papers include correspondence, material dealing with inspection trips, arrangements and technical planning for Allied Conferences, speeches, maps, and clippings. McCarthy’s Hollywood career is documented by correspondence (1946-1949) and programs, as well as material relating to three of his films: Patton (1970), MacArthur (1977) and Marshall: Man of Peace, Man of War (not released). These records include correspondence, memos, research material, film scripts, production material, publicity information, and clippings. The Patton material is especially rich, providing a study of the making of a motion picture from start to finish, including research, legal matters, script writing, filming, reviews, and the winning of the Academy Award. Explore the collection here.

  • Francis Pickens Millerarrow

    Francis Pickens Miller (1895-1978), a Kentucky native, had a long career of military and public service. After graduating from Washington and Lee University in 1914, Miller served in France with the AEF. Following WW I Miller was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University. During WW II Miller worked in military intelligence for both OSS and SHAEF. Virginia politics attracted Miller in the 1950s. In1949 he unsuccessfully challenged John Battle for the Democratic nomination for governor; in 1952 Miller unsuccessfully ran for the U.S. Senate. The collection consists largely of material relating to Colonel Miller’s military career. Included is information of Miller’s WW I service in the artillery; his WW II career in military intelligence (at both OSS and SHAEF); the Office of Military Government for Germany, U.S. (OMGUS); the Senate Investigation of the National Defense Program (1946-1947); and the Army Reserve, Virginia Military District. Miller’s personal file, 1944-1952, and a General File are also included. The collection is arranged chronologically by subject and is divided into seven series. Items in the collection are: military intelligence reports (including information of OSS Operation Sussex, and the attempted assassination of Hitler in July 1944); correspondence; orders; Senate testimony and reports; newsletters; bulletins; maps; photographs; Hitler memorabilia; pamphlets; notes; passes; I.D. cards; and receipts. Papers dealing with Miller’s political career are at the Alderman Library at the University of Virginia.

  • John McAuley Palmerarrow

    The collection consists mainly of letters of John McAuley Palmer (1870-1955) to his children and wife Maud, and letters exchanged between Palmer and GCM. The letters are mostly personal, with comments about family, friends, and events. Also included are Henry Stimson’s final news conference statement (1945), a biographical news release on Wade Haislip’s retirement, and a letter from Walter Grant to Palmer concerning a reception for John J. Pershing at Washington’s Union Station (1919).

  • Forrest C. Pogue Collectionarrow

    The George C. Marshall Foundation Research Library holds an oral history collection of taped interviews of associates of General Marshall conducted by Dr. Forrest Pogue. This collection also contains notes made by Dr. Pogue during these interviews. Interviews are alphabetical by last name. Each leads to a summary page containing a brief biographical sketch of the interviewee and a summary of the topics covered. For interviews where copyright permission has been granted, full transcripts and audio downloads are available. Transcripts that are not published online may be obtained by contacting the library staff. Explore the collection here.

  • P Frank Pricearrow

    Dr. P. Frank Price served as a missionary in China from 1890-1941 with the Presbyterian Church U.S. (Southern).  He lived and worked first in Kashing Province and later in Nanking where he was a professor of systematic theology at Nanking Theological Seminary.  In Nanking, he founded and edited a weekly publication, Notes and Notices, that gave a summary of religious and community news.  He experienced the Boxer Rebellion, the Chinese Revolution, anti-foreigner demonstrations, and the Japanese invasion of China in 1937.  After retiring from China in 1941, Dr. Price lived in Florence, South Carolina until his death in 1954.  The collection contains correspondence, articles, newspaper clippings, manuscripts, pamphlets, diaries, photographs, and journals.

  • Jack Pulwersarrow

    Jack Pulwers taught for twenty years and spent sixty years of his life doing public service as Chief of Broadcasting of Armed Forces Radio and Television Service, as well as in the Office of Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs, the Department of Defense, the Office of Chief of Military History, and the Department of the Army Public Affairs.  He also spent nine years as News Director at ABC Television.  The collection contains reprints that cover military history from ancient times through World War II, memoirs, letters, and essays.

  • Paul M. Robinettarrow

    The collection consists of the correspondence and writing of Paul M. Robinett during WW I. He did not again see battle until North Africa in 1942, where he was wounded. Correspondence makes up the bulk of the collection, which is mostly military in nature. Robinett’s unpublished autobiographies, Among the First and Along the Way, document the period from WW I to 1943, while his diary, A Pt . of the Story, covers the years 1936-1941.  A career Army officer, Robinett first served on the Mexican border.  In addition to military career material, there is also a large collection of Robinett’s historical publications, research notes, and notebooks. Also found are army manuals and publications, and other printed material.

  • William T Sextonarrow

    The papers of William Thaddeus Sexton (1901-1983) deal mainly with his terms as Assistant Secretary and Secretary in the Office of the Chief of Staff under GCM. Included are correspondence and memoranda between Sexton, Henry Stimson, and GCM; reports on U.S. military strength and organization; and drafts of speeches and statements by GCM

  • Arthur Terryarrow

    Captain Arthur Palfrey Terry was Commander of Company B, 320th Infantry, 80th Division, which saw service in France during World War I. He arrived in France on May 30, 1918, and served there until late in 1919, taking part in the Battle of Meuse-Argonne and in the Commission to Negotiate Peace. The collection primarily consists of materials concerning his World War I career including a diary he kept while in France, a copy of a report on the Meuse-Argonne offensive, field orders, bulletins, correspondence, certificates, documents, maps, newspaper clippings, photographs and programs.

  • Lucian Truscottarrow

    The papers of Lucian King Truscott, Jr. (1895-1965) include his personal correspondence (1936-1964) and his military papers (1942-1944, 1961). The WW II papers deal with his service as an Army officer who rose from the rank of Colonel to temporary Lieutenant General. He was stationed with the European Theater of Operations Headquarters (1942-1943), and held the following commands: Third Division, 1943-1944; VI Corps, 1944; Fifth Army, 1944-1945; and the Third Army, 1945-1946. His professional papers also treat his service on the War Department Screening Board (1946-1947), the Joint Amphibious Operation Report (1949) and a Rehabilitation Study (1961). Included are correspondence, memoranda, radio messages, transcripts of hearings, transcripts of telephone conversations, speeches, reports, maps, and printed materials.

  • James A. Van Fleet Collectionarrow

    The James A. Van Fleet papers are divided into seven subgroups. The first pertains to Van Fleet’s immediate and extended family, while the remaining six correspond to his varied military assignments and personal business interests: Family; Personal; Military, Greece; Korea; Assignments and Trips; Board Memberships. Also included is an extensive photograph collection making the Van Fleet papers one of the largest collections in the Archives. Explore the collection here.

  • Walkton Walkerarrow

    This is a rather extensive collection of material about the XX Army Corps and 3rd Army operations in Europe, 1944-1945. Included are photographs, after-action reports, combat and training events, scrapbooks, etc. Personal correspondence and photographs are also part of these holdings.

  • Donald Wilsonarrow

    Donald Wilson (1892-1978) was a pioneer in the Army Air Corps, serving in the Army for 31 years before retiring as a Major General. Wilson spent his retirement years doing a genealogical study of his family in Rockbridge, Augusta, and Bath counties in Virginia. The collection consists of his notes, correspondence, genealogy charts and data sheets acquired during his research. An oral history transcript is included.  (See also Theresa Wilson Cochran Collection, MS 251)

  • Richard Wingarrow

    Richard Wing was a sergeant in the U.S. Army and became General George C. Marshall’s cook and orderly at Fort Myer, Virginia in 1944.  He later accompanied Marshall on his Mission to China in 1946 and to the “Big Four” Foreign Ministers Conference in Moscow in 1947.  After the war, Wing became owner and chief cook at the Imperial Dynasty restaurant in Hanford, California.  The collection contains Wing’s personal memoirs, letters between Wing and the Marshalls, photographs, documents relating to Wing’s military service, articles about the Imperial Dynasty restaurant, and a dvd, “Stories of Service, Richard Wing.”

  • C Tyler Woodarrow

    Clinton Tyler Wood (1900-1983) was a State Department official for three decades and a key figure in the Marshall Plan. Wood joined the State Department in 1945, working as senior aide to the Assistant Secretary for Economic Affairs. During the 1950s he served as economic coordinator for the United Nations in South Korea. Wood then spent eight years in India as Minister of Economic Affairs for the U.S. Embassy and Director of the U.S. Technology Mission. From 1964-1970 he was associated with AID as a special assistant. His retirement in that year did not keep him from continuing his connection with AID; he remained a consultant until his death in 1983. Wood’s papers document his activities in India, Korea, and Vietnam. The collection consists of correspondence, both business and personal; reports on various Third World nations and their problems; speeches by Wood on development in Korea and India; clippings on foreign aid, Korea, India, and Vietnam; and photographs of Wood and his associates, as well as the various place he traveled. Some material from Wood’s earlier career is also available.