Leroy Robbins Papers
The three scrapbooks consist largely of newspaper clippings and photographs and appear to be chronologically arranged.
- Robbins, LeRoy, 1904-1987 (Person)
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Biographical or Historical Information
This collection is comprised of three scrapbooks that belonged to Col. Leroy Robbins and chronicle the establishment, deployment, and exploits of the Fifth Regiment of the Missouri National Guard during World War I (138th U.S. Army Infantry Division). Named after allied French Marshal Joffre, various companies of the “Joffre Missouri Fifth” were first mustered in Francis Gymnasium at Washington University in 1917.
Method of Acquisition
This material was donated to University Archives.
Processed by Jay Kempen in December 2005
- Leroy Robbins Papers
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- 2020 November 4: Resource record updated in ArchiveSpace by Sarah Schnuriger.
Collecting Area Details
Part of the University Archives Collecting Area
Olin Library, 1 Brookings Drive
St. Louis MO 63130 US