Lebherz, Richard

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Richard Lebherz is a writer and critic who resides in Maryland and began corresponding with the writer Coleman Dowell in 1968. Lebherz favorably reviewed Dowell's work, and the two corresponded for the next eight years. Lebherz is the author of "The man in the white raincoat" (1963) and "Frederick: A walking tour" (1993).

From the description of Richard Lebherz Papers 1968-1976. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58785058

Born 1921 in Frederick County, Md.; d. 2004; joined the U.S. Army as private in 1942 and served until 1945; first stationed in England where he trained as a cryptographer with the Royal Air Force; later transferred to the 9th Air Force unit in Germany where he served as an official United States Army correspondent; novelist and newspaper columnist of the Frederick News Post.

From the description of Richard Lebherz World War II letters collection, 1942-1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 154690742

Richard Lebherz is a writer and critic who resides in Maryland and began corresponding with the writer, Coleman Dowell in 1968. Lebherz favorably reviewed Dowell's work, and the two corresponded for the next eight years. Lebherz is the author of 'The Man in the White Raincoat'(1963), and 'Frederick: a Walking Tour'(1993).

From the guide to the Richard Lebherz Papers, 1968-1976, (© 2012 Fales Library and Special Collections)

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creatorOf Lebherz, Richard. Richard Lebherz Papers 1968-1976. New-York Historical Society
creatorOf Richard Lebherz Papers, 1968-1976 Fales Library & Special Collections
creatorOf Lebherz, Richard. Richard Lebherz World War II letters collection, 1942-1945. Historical Society of Frederick County, Inc.
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associatedWith Dowell, Coleman. person
associatedWith Lebherz family. person
associatedWith United States. Army Air Forces. Air Force, 9th corporateBody
associatedWith Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964. person
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Maryland--Frederick
United States
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American literature--20th century
Authors, American--Correspondence
World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, American
Soldiers--Correspondence
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
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Soldiers--United States
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Active 1942

Active 1945

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