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Evelyn Fleming Papers

Identifier: MSS-2255

Scope and Contents

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 183 photographs.


  • 1929 - 1947

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers are responsible for using the materials in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any copyright claimants in collection materials. Copyright for official University records is held by The University of Alabama. The library claims only physical ownership of many manuscript collections. Anyone wishing to broadcast or publish this material must assume all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of literary property rights or copyrights. Please contact Special Collections ( with questions regarding specific manuscript collections. For more information about copyright policy, please visit: Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals without the consent of those individuals may have legal implications, for which the University of Alabama assumes no responsibility.

Biographical / Historical

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.


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Language of Materials



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

Physical Location

W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Wade Hall, 2006

Processing Information

Processed by Erin Schmidt 2011


Guide to Evelyn Fleming Papers
January 2014
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266