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James William Lassiter papers

James William Lassiter papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: James William Lassiter papers
Creator: Lassiter, James William, 1920-
Inclusive Dates: 1938-1945
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 half box
Collection Number: ms2703
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

James William Lassiter (1920- ) was an educator, and resided in Athens, Georgia. Mr. Lassiter served as a supply officer during World War II with the 25th Air Depot Group, U.S Army Air Force.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence written by Lassiter while serving as a supply officer with the 25th Air Depot Group from his assignments in Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and Guam. Written to his parents, Elwood G. and Georgia Salter Lassiter of Covington. The collection also contains correspondence to Lassiter from his parents and brother Luke, both during the war and while Lassiter was a student at the University of Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

James William Lassiter papers, ms2703, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

General Notes

Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

College students -- Georgia.
Covington (Ga.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Georgia -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Newton County (Ga.)
Soldiers -- Georgia.
United States. Army Air Forces
Universities and colleges -- Georgia.
University of Georgia
University of Georgia. Press
World War, 1939-1945.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1938
12Correspondence, 1939
13Correspondence, 1942-1943
14Correspondence, 1945
15Recommendation and Military Checklist
16Correspondence, 1954