Robert F. Fiske Papers
Scope and Contents
Letters from Robert F. Fiske, a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy Reserve during World War II, possibly stationed or serving in Washington, D.C., Norfolk, Virginia and Bermuda, to his wife, Deborah Fiske. His wife appears to live in Brookline, then Boston, Massachusetts. He is an educated man who writes with a casual style.
There were three items not related to World War I included with this accession: two items from World War II - description of Shaef War Room at Reims, France and Holiday programs at Toul, France.
One group from World War I - an appeal for aid by Lieutenant de Dorlodot, with a copy of a letter from Baron de Broqueville, Belgian Prime Minister and Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.
- Creation: 1917-1947
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Arrangement of Materials:
- Guide to the Robert F. Fiske Papers
- Finding Aid Authors: Anne T. Johnson, Special Collections Staff.
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- The collection description/finding aid is written in English