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Guide to the Evelyn Fleming papers MSS.2255

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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

January 2014

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2014-01-31T13:27-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Evelyn Fleming papers

Unit ID:

MSS.2255

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.4 Linear feet

Dates:

1929-1947

Abstract:

Personal papers of Evelyn Fleming, a New Jersey native, who served in the American Red Cross during World War II.

Processing Information:

Processing Information note

Processed by Erin Schmidt 2011

Access Restrictions:

None

Acquisition Information:

Donated by Wade Hall, 2006

Scope and Contents note

The collection consists primarily of the personal papers of Evelyn Fleming, a New Jersey native who served in the American Red Cross during World War II. The collection contains letters, greeting cards, photos, pamphlets, and other materials, most of which relate to her service in the Red Cross. There are also approximately 180 photographs.

Biographical/Historical note

Evelyn Fleming, a New Jersey native, was born about 1913, to Burton and Julia Fleming. She served in the Red Cross during World War II. She was stationed at the Lawson General Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. By 1942 she was the Assistant Field Director of the Red Cross Hospital in Fort Eustis, Virginia, and in 1944 was promoted to the Field Director of the Nichols General Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

Preferred Citation:

Evelyn Fleming papers, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Usage Restrictions:

None

Source(s)

Hall, Wade H. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

American Red Cross (lcsh)

World War II (localbroad)

World War, 1939-1945 (lcsh)

Incoming Correspondence (1 of 6) Box SC0080 Folder 2255.01

Incoming Correspondence (2 of 6) Box SC0080 Folder 2255.02

Incoming Correspondence (3 of 6) Box SC0080 Folder 2255.03

Incoming Correspondence (4 of 6) Box SC0080 Folder 2255.04

Incoming Correspondence (5 of 6) Box SC0080 Folder 2255.05

Incoming Correspondence (6 of 6) Box SC0080 Folder 2255.06

Miscellaneous Box SC0080 Folder 2255.07