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Raymond Stallings McLain Collection

 Collection — Drawer: 8613
Identifier: WHC-M-395

Scope and Contents

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U.S. Army officer. Correspondence (1929-1954) concerning McLain's personal and business affairs; orders, memoranda, reports (1920-1937) and correspondence (1939-1940) from McLain's service with the Oklahoma National Guard; speeches (1947-1954) made by McLain as Chief of Information of the U.S. Army and as a member of the National Security Training Commission; typescript account (n.d.) by McLain of his participation as commander of the 45th Division Artillery in the Allied invasion of Sicily during World War II; and a typescript account by McLain of the 45th Division Artillery's role in the Battle of the Aisne (1918) in World War I.

Dates

  • 1912-1987

Restrictions on Access

Restricted. This collection is located at the Library Service Center.

Extent

20.66 ft. (20.66 ft.)

Language of Materials

English

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Bertha C. McLain.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--McLain, Bertha C. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1956.
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Western History Collections Repository

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