A Guide to the Stanley Greene Collection, 1918-1920 Greene, Stanley Collection SC 0001

A Guide to the Stanley Greene Collection, 1918-1920

A Collection in the
Thomas Balch Library
Collection Number SC 0001


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Processed by: Mary Lee Catlett

Repository
Thomas Balch Library
Collection number
SC 0001
Title
Stanley Greene Collection 1918-1920
Extent
2 items
Collector
Marvin Greene
Language
English
Abstract
The letter was written by Corporal Stanley T. Greene on 8 Aug 1918, to Mrs. J.A. (Annie) Francis. The photograph of Stanley Greene and General Billy Mitchell, ca. 1920, is a print from a scanned image.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

No physical characteristics affect use of this material.

Preferred Citation

Stanley Greene Collection 1918-1920 (SC 0001), Thomas Balch Library, Leesburg, VA.

Provenance

Marvin Greene, Leesburg, VA.

Alternative Form Available

Visual Collection, TB0322

Accruals

2003.0029

Processing Information

Processed by Mary Lee Catlett 20 May 2005; Updated by Stephanie Adams 9 Nov 2005


Biographical Information

Stanley T. Greene (1887-1968) was born in Ashburn, VA, 18 Oct 1887, to Charles P. Greene (1842-1928), a mechanic, and Mary E. Green (1855-1912). Greene was a noted horseman. He joined the military 5 Jun 1917 while employed as a jockey at Belmont Park racetrack in Elmont, NY. Greene is buried in Union Cemetery, Leesburg, VA.

General Billy Mitchell (1879-1936), who is depicted in the photograph with Greene, was a leader of the Army Air Services during World War I. He was a pioneer of U.S. airpower, believing Japan to be a serious threat to American security. Mitchell was given the Congressional Medal of Honor posthumously in 1948.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a letter and a photograph. The letter was written by Corporal Stanley T. Greene on 8 Aug 1918, to Mrs. J.A. (Annie) Francis. The photograph of Stanley Greene and General Billy Mitchell, ca. 1920, is a print from a scanned image.


Adjunct Descriptive Data

Bibliography

Duncan, Patricia B. Loudoun County, Virginia Birth Register,1880-1896. Westminster, Maryland:Willow Bend Books, 1999. Duncan, Patricia B. and Frain, Elizabeth R. Loudoun County, Virginia Marriages After 1850: Volume 1 1851-1880. Westminster, Maryland: Willow Bend Books, 2000. Ancestry Library Edition, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, http://.www.ancestrylibrary.com. Division of Archives and Special Collections, "General Billy Mitchell and the Ascension of Air Power," General William "Billy" Mitchell: Pioneer in Military Aviation Digital Archives Web Site, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, http://www.uwm.edu/Library/arch/digital/narrative.html, c. 2002.

Other Finding Aid

None


Other Finding Aid

None


Bibliography

Duncan, Patricia B. Loudoun County, Virginia Birth Register,1880-1896. Westminster, Maryland:Willow Bend Books, 1999. Duncan, Patricia B. and Frain, Elizabeth R. Loudoun County, Virginia Marriages After 1850: Volume 1 1851-1880. Westminster, Maryland: Willow Bend Books, 2000. Ancestry Library Edition, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, http://.www.ancestrylibrary.com. Division of Archives and Special Collections, "General Billy Mitchell and the Ascension of Air Power," General William "Billy" Mitchell: Pioneer in Military Aviation Digital Archives Web Site, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, http://www.uwm.edu/Library/arch/digital/narrative.html, c. 2002.

Contents List

Folder 1: Correspondence 8 Aug 1918
Folder 2: Photograph ca. 1920