Papers, 1897-1927.


Riley, Franklin L. (Franklin Lafayette), 1868-1929. Papers, 1897-1927.

Papers, 1897-1927.

Includes correspondence connected with the book, Gen. Robert E. Lee After Appomattox, edited by Dr. Riley; letters from Riley to his wife while he was with the American Expeditionary Force University in France in 1919; 6 miscellaneous letters.

ca. 70 items (14 folders).

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