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Leon Robert Vance, Jr., Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-1358

Scope and Contents

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Soldier. Correspondence (1946-1953), newspaper clippings (1944-1953) and published materials, including magazines and event programs regarding his posthumous receipt of the Congressional Medal of Honor; the renaming of Enid Army Air Field in his honor, and the dedication of a dormitory at the University of Oklahoma, all in recognition of his wartime achievements. The collection also includes correspondence (1933-1945) regarding his father's death, as well as letters from his parents while Vance attended the University of Oklahoma. Leon Robert Vance Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates

  • 1933-1953

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Available for public access.

Extent

.45 ft. (.45 ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Unknown. Method of acquisition--Unknown; Date of acquisition--9999.
Description rules
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Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

Contact:
630 Parrington Oval
Room 300
Norman Oklahoma 73019 United States