Lester C. Harling Papers, 1927-1977
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Brief Description: The collection consists of a typed manuscript on the causes of World War I by Prof. Harling, newspaper clippings, and some honorary materials including a certificate signed by Gov. Allan Shivers and Secretary of State John Ben Shepperd making Harling an Honorary Admiral in the Texas Navy. There is a mock-court martial from Harling's veterans association in Leon Springs protesting Harling's "fraudulent enlistment in the Navy" while still a PFC in the U. S. Army. There is also information on Mrs. Harling, especially about her being stranded with a tour in Russia while traveling through Asia in 1962.
Held at:
East Texas Research Center
1936 North Street
Nacogdoches, TX 75961
Phone: 936-468-4636
Email: asketrc [at] sfasu.edu
Record Series Number: A/104
Created by: Harling, Lester C. (1889-1961)
Volume: 4.0 Folders
Access Restrictions: Open for research.
Subject Index
Harling, Lester C., 1889-1961 -- Manuscripts
Stephen F. Austin State University -- Faculty
World War, 1914-1918 -- Causes
Languages of Materials
English [eng]