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Henry Wallace Webb papers, 1910-1919
- Glover, Wanda M.
- Henry Wallace Webb papers
- 1910-1919 (inclusive)19101919
- 0.2 linear feet, (10 folders)
- Collection Number
- Henry Wallace Webb (1889-1919) was a graduate of Puget Sound Academy and a World War I pilot. Webb died in a plane crash near Gold Bay, Oregon in October 1919. The Henry Wallace Webb papers consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs related to Webb and his family.
University of Puget Sound, Archives & Special Collections
Collins Memorial Library
1500 N. Warner St.
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The Henry Wallace Webb papers consist chiefly of correspondence between Henry Webb, his wife Marian, his mother E.C. Webb, and his sister Theo Goulet. The collection also includes death notices for Webb and his son, Wallace; newspaper clippings related to Webb's death; and photographs of Webb and his family.
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Henry Wallace Webb was born in South Dakota on April 28, 1889. He attended the Puget Sound Academy from 1911-1913 where he played football, was a wrestler, and was a member of the YMCA. He later graduated from Washington State University. In 1916 he married Marion Rachel Henry; the couple had one son, Henry Wallace Webb, Jr.
Webb trained as a pilot during World War I. In October 1919, he died in a plane crash near Gold Bay, Oregon at the age of 30.
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|1||5||Unidentified letter to Henry Webb||undated|
|1||6||Edith letter to Henry Webb||1910|
|1||7||Theo Webb letters to Henry Webb||1910|
|1||8||Mrs. E.C. Webb letters to Henry Webb||1910-1911|
|1||9||Henry Webb letters to Mrs. E.C. Webb||1910-1919|
|1||10||Marian and Henry Webb letters to Theo Goulet||1917-1918|
|1||11||Marian and Henry Webb letters to Mrs. E.C. Webb||1918|
|1||12||Notice of death and news clippings||1919|
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- Glover, Wanda M. (dnr)