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Collection Title : Hanley (Waverly D.) Papers

Accession Number: AM04-34

Dates:1879 - 1991

Volume: 1.35 cu. ft.

Provenance: Waverly Dunlap Hanley, Juliet Balfour Hanley and other members of the Hanley, Balfour, and Dunlap families

Given By: Mr. Jeff Balfour

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Correspondence, land-related documents, photographs and other materials relating to the life of World War II veteran, Waverly Dunlap Hanley. A large portion of the collection consists of letters written to Pvt. Waverly D. Hanley by his mother, Juliet Balfour Hanley, and others, during WWII. Pvt. Hanley served with the 3083D Quartermaster Graves Registration Detachment, and saw action in the battles/campaigns of Northern France, Rhineland, and Central Europe. Land-related documents in the collection include a number of deeds, deeds of trust, and leases on property owned by Waverly Hanley and his ancestors in Como, Mississippi (Panola County). Waverly Hanley died May 22, 1975. A Box and Folder List is attached.

Box and Folder List

Box 1
Calling Cards
Cancelled Checks (1918-1919; 1930)
Cancelled Checks (1954-1956)
Como House (ca. 1945-1981)
Correspondence: E. W. Balfour (Nov. 16, 1920)
Correspondence: Miss Juliet Balfour (1908-1910)
Correspondence: Dunlap (1914-1926)
Correspondence: Juliet B. Hanley (1914-1941)
Correspondence: W. D. Hanley (1912-1931)
Correspondence: W. D. Hanley (Apr. - June 1942)
Correspondence: W. D. Hanley (July - Dec. 1942)
 
Box 2
Correspondence: W. D. Hanley (Jan. - Dec. 1943)
Correspondence: W. D. Hanley (Feb. 1944 - Jan. 1945; Jan. 27, 1950; Nov. 15, 1955)
Correspondence: W. D. Hanley, V-Mail - Full Size (May 1943 - Feb. 1944)
Correspondence: W. D. Hanley, V-Mail - Miniature (July 1942 - June 1944; undated)
Correspondence: W. D. Hanley (undated)
Correspondence: Unidentified
Description of Waverly D. Hanley Property in Como, Mississippi (1964)
E. H. Dunlap Estate (Mar. 1934)
Financial Documents (1945-1954)
Greeting Cards
Guarantees and Instructions: Waverly D. Hanley Property, Como, Mississippi (ca. 1957-1979)
Gulf Coast Military Academy (1929; 1949)
Hanley, Waverly D.: Army Discharge and Obituary (1946; 1975)
Hotel De Dunlap, Como, Mississippi: Letterhead (ca. 1910-1919)
 
Box 3
Insurance Documents (1948-1978)
Land-Related Documents: Deed on Original Four Acres in Como, Mississippi (Mar. 8, 1879)
Land-Related Documents (1882-1957)
Land-Related Documents (1945-1957)
Land-Related Documents (1957-1974)
Land-Related Documents (1972-1985)
Land-Related Documents (1975)
Land-Related Documents (1976; undated)
Land-Related Documents (1991)
Letter from Jno. E. Maddux [?] (Aug. 3, 1859)
Memorabilia (ca. 1926-1946)
Miscellaneous Items
Photographs
Promissory Notes and Purchasing Orders (1928-1930)
Receipts and Statements (1915-1930)
Work Done in Como: Fence in Pecan Grove (1956); Fence around Home (1970)


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