Robert Lee Sherrod Papers 1910-1963

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Robert Lee Sherrod Papers, 1910-1963

Robert Lee Sherrod Papers 1910-1963

Papers of the American journalist, editor, war correspondent. Correspondence, incoming and outgoing (1926-1963); typescript manuscripts for articles, books, interviews, press copy, radio scripts, and speeches; notebooks (1935-1950); photographs (1910-1963); scrapbooks; and printed material. Notable correspondents include James Agee, Claude Auchinleck, Hanson Baldwin, Omar Bradley, James F. byrnes, Mark W. Clark, James Forrestal, Ford C. Frick, Martha Gellhorn, Raymond Henle, John F. Kennedy, Henry Luce, Joseph W. Martin, Mary Margaret McBride, William C. Menninger, Carl Mydans, Richard L. Neuberger, Chester W. Nimitz, Roger Pineau, Arthur W. Radford, Sam Rayburn, Haru M. Reischauer, James Roosevelt, Arthur M. Schlesinger, Eric Sevareid, David M. Shoup, Holland M. Smith, Time, Inc., Harry S. Truman, Frank W. Wead, and Walter Winchell.

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1903 second lieutenant, Indian army unattached list; 1904 joined the 62nd Punjabis; 1914-1915 served in Egypt; 1915 served in Aden; 1916-1919 served in Mesopotamia; 1917 DSO; 1919 served in Kurdistan; 1919 OBE; 1927 Imperial Defence College; 1929-1930 commanded the 1st battalion of the 1st Punjab regiment; 1930-1932 instructor, Staff College, Quetta; 1933-1936 commander of the Peshawar brigade, India; 1934 CB; 1936 CSI; 1936-1938 deputy chief, General Staff Army Headquarters, India;...

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