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BOX 35-58 Miscellany, 1905-1955
Awards, certificates, diplomas, correspondence, clippings, memorabilia, miscellaneous manuscripts, and printed material.
Arranged by subject or type of material.
BOX 35 Awards, certificates, diplomas See Oversize
Clippings, memorabilia and miscellaneous manuscripts
1905-1943
(6 folders)
BOX 36 1944-1947
(5 folders)
BOX 37 1948-1951
(4 folders)
BOX 38 1952-Sept. 1953
(5 folders)
BOX 39 Oct. 1953-June 1954
(5 folders)
BOX 40 July 1954-Feb. 1955
(6 folders)
BOX 41 Mar.-Sept. 1955
(4 folders)
BOX 42 Marine Corps War Memorial Foundation files
Charter and bylaws
Minutes
General correspondence, 31 Dec. 1953-Dec. 1954
(3 folders)
BOX 43 Streeter, T. M.
Peaslee, Horace W.
Major Wray
Ground breaking ceremonies, 19 Feb. 1954
Memorial Foundation
Contributions
Financial reports
Fund-raising material
BOX 44 Statement of expenses, Jan.-Dec. 1949
Architect's material
BOX 45-46 Family papers
Family correspondence
BOX 47-49 Mainly papers of Mrs. Merritt A. Edson
BOX 50-53 Printed matter
BOX 54 Dedication of Edson Hall
Commissioning of USS Edson
Dedication of Edson Range, Camp Pendleton
Citations of Merritt Edson
Notebooks
(1 folder)
BOX 55-56 (1 folder)
Yearbooks
Appointment books
BOX 57 Memorabilia
Medals, ribbons, insignia
BOX 58 Scrapbooks
World War II
Service Command, Fleet Marine Force Pacific, 1945
Fifth Service Depot Command, 1945-1946
1946 Vermont gubernatorial campaign
Treatment of prisoners of war, 1955
1946-1947
Notebook, Edson's weight and food chart
BOX 59-64 2018 Addition, 1910-2000
Correspondence, diaries, orders, field message books, an account book, log books, notebook and notes, a radio talk, writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material relating to his early military service, his childhood, and his years as a student at the University of Vermont.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material and therein alphabetically.
BOX 59 Book, Edson's Raiders: The 1st Marine Raider Battalion in World War II, by Joseph H. Alexander, 2000
BOX 59 Military file
BOX 59 Ashurst, W. W., 1939-1941
(5 folders)
BOX 59 Correspondence and orders, 1929-1931, 1939-1940
(2 folders)
BOX 59 Infantry School, Fort Benning, Ga., 1925-1926
BOX 59 Log book of Edson, 1927-1931
BOX 59 Rio Coco patrol file
BOX 59 Article by Edson, 1931
BOX 59 Company fund account, 1927-1929
BOX 59 Correspondence and orders
BOX 59 1928
BOX 60 1929-1931, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 60 Field message books, received, 1928-1929
(2 folders)
BOX 60 Field message books, sent
BOX 60 1928, Feb.-Nov.
(4 folders)
BOX 61 1928, Oct.-1929, Mar.
(4 folders)
BOX 61 Miscellany, 1928-1930
BOX 61 Newspaper clippings and printed matter, 1928-1929
BOX 62 Notebook and notes, 1928
BOX 62 Radio talk by Graves B. Erskine, 1931
BOX 62 Record of events, United States Marine Corps., 1928-1929
(5 folders)
BOX 62 Supply service, 1929-1934
BOX 62 Translations of captured papers, 1928
BOX 62 Small arms used by marines, undated
BOX 62 Small wars training, 1930-1933
BOX 62 Personal file
BOX 62 Business and membership cards, 1951-1955
BOX 63 Chester High School, Chester, Vt., baseball team, 1913-1914
(3 folders)
BOX 63 Diaries, 1909-1916
(2 folders)
BOX 63 Family correspondence
BOX 63 Letters from mother, father, grandfather, sister, and cousin, 1913-1917
(3 folders)
BOX 63 Letters to son, Merritt A. Edson, Jr., 1928
BOX 63 Letters to wife, Ethel Robbins Edson, 1928-1929
(3 folders)
BOX 64 Inventory, household goods, circa 1925
BOX 64 Log book, 1924-1927
BOX 64 Personal correspondence, 1913-1917, 1939-1940
(5 folders)
BOX 64 University of Vermont, Burlington, Vt., 1915-1917
BOX OV 1 Oversize
Awards, certificates, and diplomas.
Described according to the series and container from which they were removed
BOX OV 1 Miscellany
Awards, certificates, diplomas (Container 35)

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