Roy William Wallace, Jr. papers
Scope and Content
The collection contains material pertaining to the cases in which Wallace served as judge advocate (trial correspondence and proceedings), materials relating to Wallace's Marine service, including payrolls, notice of relief from active duty, home address roster of staff officers, Marine dance invitation, etc., drafts of the historical monograph, The New Britain Campaign, personal items relating to business, notes on the trials at which he served, letters to family and friends, and newspaper clippings of interest to Wallace. The collection also includes two scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings of articles and poems, programs, and other memorabilia.
- 1922-1952, undated
- Wallace, Roy William, Jr. (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.
Roy W. Wallace, Jr. served in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Major, Captain, and First Lieutenant. Wallace later served in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for his heroic achievement against Japanese forces on Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands, in 1942. In 1943, Wallace served as judge advocate in the cases of several Marine Corps privates: James A. Gray & Robert L. Nowell, Harold D. Phillips, Clinton T. Bishop, Virgil T. Kellum, and Richard A. DeCost, all charged for various offenses.
1.82 linear ft. (1 document case; 1 oversize box)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection was processed in 2013.
- Roy William Wallace, Jr. papers
- Josh Hogan
- September 2013
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid is written in English.