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Collection Number: 00481-z

Collection Title: Frederick Fagg Malloy Correspondence, 1916-1925.

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This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities; this finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

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Size 75 items
Abstract Frederick Fagg Malloy was a lieutenant in the cavalry, 32nd Division, American Expeditionary Forces in France, 1917-1918. The collection includes letters (some of which are typed transcriptions), September 1917-October 1918, from Malloy in France to his mother, Mrs. Theodore F. Malloy, in Asheville, N.C., describing his experiences as a bayonet instructor and with troops during battle in Alsace, at Chateau-Thierry, and the Argonne. Also included are a few letters from Malloy to his mother before going to France; letters from others describing the gallantry of his service and the circumstances of his death on 22 October 1918; and letters of condolence to Mrs. Malloy.
Creator Malloy, Frederick Fagg, 1893-1918.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Frederick Fagg Malloy Correspondence, #481-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Mrs. Theodore F. Malloy of Asheville and Weaverville, N.C., 1938 and 1944.
Additional Descriptive Resources
A copy of the original finding aid for this collection is filed in folder 1.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Frederick Fagg Malloy (1893-1918) was a lieutenant in the cavalry, 32nd Division, American Expeditionary Forces in France, 1917-1918. He served as a bayonet instructor and as a cavalryman in Alsace at Chateau-Thierry, Juvigny, and the Argonne.

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The collection includes letters (some of which are typed transcriptions), September 1917-October 1918, from Malloy in France to his mother, Mrs. Theodore F. Malloy, in Asheville, N.C., describing his experiences as a bayonet instructor and with troops in Alsace, at Chateau-Thierry, and the Argonne. Letters detail daily experiences and sentiments for family and home in western North Carolina. Also included are a few letters from Malloy to his mother before going to France; letters from others describing the gallantry of his service and the circumstances of his death on 22 October 1918; letters of condolence to Mrs. Malloy; and a biographical sketch.

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, May 2009

This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.

Diacritics and other special characters have been omitted from this finding aid to facilitate keyword searching in web browsers.

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