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Roy C. Corbell papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-0358

Scope and Contents

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).

Dates

  • 1919-1952

Creator

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.

Biographical / Historical

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.

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet (5 items)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

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).

Provenance

unknown

Related Materials

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

General

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Processed by

unknown; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Title
Guide to the Roy C. Corbell papers
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
February 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266
205.348.0500