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Guide to the Roy C. Corbell papers MSS.0358

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

February 2008

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English

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February 2013
Collection Title:

Roy C. Corbell papers

Unit ID:

MSS.0358

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.05 Linear feet (5 items)

Dates:

1919-1952

Abstract:

Miscellaneous financial documents and copy of General Order No. 38-A, American Expeditionary Forces, February 28, 1919 (letter from General John J. Pershing to soldiers at the end of World War I).

creator

Corbell, Roy C.

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None

Biographical/Historical note

Roy C. Corbell, oldest son of of Jamie M. and Maggie M. Corbell, was born on 21 July 1895 in Lamar County, Alabama. He enlisted as a private on 18 September 1916, in the Alabama National Guard, Troop B, 1st Cavalry. He served in the cavalry from 28 May 1918 until 23 June 1919. He married Dena Mae Rector, and the couple had seven children. Corbell died 28 May 1973 in Vernon, Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

Miscellaneous financial documents and copy of General Order No. 38-A, American Expeditionary Forces, February 28, 1919 (letter from General John J. Pershing to soldiers at the end of World War I).

Preferred Citation:

Roy C. Corbell papers, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Related Archival Materials note

Roy C. Corbell photograph, W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library, The University of Alabama

Source(s)

Pershing, John J. (John Joseph), 1860-1948 (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Financial records (aat)

Military records (aat)

United States. War Department. General orders (lcsh)

War and Military (localbroad)

World War I (localbroad)

World War, 1914-1918 (lcsh)

Papers Box 2826 Folder 358.01

Check from R. C. Corbell, Merchants and Farmers Bank, Millport, Alabama, to R. F. Odom and Son, October 6, 1950 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/97599

Check from R. C. Corbell, Merchants and Farmers Bank, Millport, Alabama, to R. F. Odom and Son, November 8, 1952 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/97600

Promissory note from R. C. Corbell to Bank of Vernon, Vernon, Alabama, July 27, 1929 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/97601

General order, No. 38-A, from John J. Pershing, Commander in Chief, American Expeditionary Forces, France, to Roy C. Corbell, February 28, 1919 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/97602