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Charles T. Lanham Papers

The Charles T. Lanham Papers documents the general’s WWII and post war military service, his private sector employment with several corporations, and his extensive correspondence from 1944 until his death in 1978. The papers contain correspondence, scrapbooks, photographs, journals, speeches, and legal documents. The materials that compose the private sector series, the majority of which are correspondence, document his individual work and the activities of the Market Relations, Penn Texas, and Xerox corporations. There are also a large number of scrapbooks and photos encompassing the entirety of his military service from 1944 to 1954. Other highlights found in the collection are a cache of WWII letters to his first wife, text and audio recording of speeches, and a number of books containing the undated poetry Lanham wrote throughout his life.Please see the series descriptions in the contents list for additional information about individual series.