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Lyman H. (Boots) Whittelsey Collection (MC 108)

Biographical Note

Lyman H. (Boots) Whittelsey was born April 28, 1906 and died on December 17, 1995. He is buried in Parkhill Cemetery in Columbus, Georgia. He enlisted in the Army in 1943 and served with the 7th Army in Europe.

Scope and Content

This collection consists of material collected by Boots Whittelsey in Europe during World War II.

1940s 1 box (.3 l.f.)

Permission to Publish

Permission to publish material from the Lyman “Boots” Whittelsey Collection must be obtained from the Columbus State University Archives at Columbus State University. Use of the following credit line for publication or exhibit is required:

Lyman “Boots” Whittelsey Collection (MC 108)
Columbus State University Archives
Columbus, Georgia



Box and Folder List

Box 1

Folder 1 – Postcards, mostly of European scenes, 1940s

Folder 2 – Photographs, presumably taken by Boots Whittelsey during and after World War II in Greece, Italy, Germany and England, 1940s

Folder 3 – Foreign publications, mostly guide books to tourist sites, 1940s

Folder 4 – European currency