Raymond Albert Wheeler papers, 1898-1977.


Raymond Albert Wheeler papers, 1898-1977.

Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, diaries, memoranda, maps, motion picture film, phonotapes, and photographs, relating to military engineering; the Panama Canal; World War I; American military operations in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II; construction of the Stilwell Road; the surrender of Japanese forces in Singapore, 1945; clearance and widening of the Suez Canal, 1956-1957; development of the Lower Mekong River Basin; and engineering projects involving the World Bank.

45 ms. boxes, 6 oversize boxes, 2 album boxes, 26 envelopes, 5 motion picture film reels, 6 phonotape reels.

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Wheeler, Raymond Albert, 1885-1974.

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Lieutenant general, United States Army; commanding general, United States Forces in India and Burma, 1945; chief of engineers, United States Army, 1945-1949; engineering adviser, World Bank, 1949-1964. From the description of Raymond Albert Wheeler papers, 1898-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754870935 Biographical Note 1885 July 31 Born, near Peoria, Illinois ...