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Leroy Robbins Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: WUA-04-wua00182

The three scrapbooks consist largely of newspaper clippings and photographs and appear to be chronologically arranged.


  • 1917


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3 items

1 boxes

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.

Processing Information

Processed by Jay Kempen in December 2005

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Revision Statements

  • 2020 November 4: Resource record updated in ArchiveSpace by Sarah Schnuriger.

Collecting Area Details

Part of the University Archives Collecting Area

Sonya Rooney
Olin Library, 1 Brookings Drive
MSC 1061-141-B
St. Louis MO 63130 US
(314) 935-5495