Leslie Leroy Bucklew Papers, 1897-1997 (S0625)

0.4 cubic foot, 5 folders, 7 photographs, 2 audio tapes

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The Leslie Leroy Buckley Papers consists of photocopied biographical material about the life of Leslie LeRoy Bucklew. The collection features correspondence between Bucklew and soldiers he served with during the Spanish-American War and World War I, and letters from President Harry S Truman and Bess Truman. Other materials of interest include 1917 photographs of World War I servicemen serving at Camp Doniphan and Fort Sill. The collection also contains two oral history interviews of Bucklew recounting his childhood in St. Louis, his mother's friendship with Mary Todd Lincoln's sister, and his experiences in the Spanish-American War.