MALCOLM, JAMES V., 1910-1990.
James V. Malcolm papers, 1929-1945

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322


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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Malcolm, James V., 1910-1990.
Title: James V. Malcolm papers, 1929-1945
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 765
Extent: .5 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Papers of James Vining Malcolm including mostly correspondence which discusses student life at Emory University, family news and events, and Malcom's experiences while serving in the military during World War II.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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Purchased from a dealer, 1994.


[after identification of item(s)], James V. Malcolm papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


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Collection Description

Biographical Note

James Vining Malcolm was born September 25, 1910 to James and Roberta Malcolm. He attended Emory University, graduating in 1932. In 1935 he graduated from Emory with a law degree. Malcolm practiced law in Atlanta. In 1942 he joined the army stationed at Kessler Field, Mississippi, and was then stationed in India (1943-1945). Malcolm married Drusilla Adams and they had three daughters. He died November17, 1990, and is buried at Westview Abbey in Atlanta.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of James Vining Malcom from 1929-1945. The papers include letters exchanged between James Malcolm, his parents, and his wife, Drusilla. The correspondences discuss student life at Emory, family events, friends, and Malcom's experiences while in the military. Many of the letters go into great detail about fishing.

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Arranged in chronological order.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Correspondence, 1929
1 2 Correspondence, 1930
1 3 Correspondence, 1937
1 4 Correspondence, 1938
1 5 Correspondence, 1940-1941
1 6 Correspondence, 1942 March
1 7 Correspondence, 1942 April
1 8 Correspondence, 1942 May
1 9 Correspondence, 1942 June
1 10 Correspondence, 1942 July
1 11 Correspondence, 1942 August
1 12 Correspondence, 1942 September
1 13 Correspondence, 1942 October
1 14 Correspondence, 1942 November-December
1 15 Notes, (1942?]
1 16 Correspondence, 1944 January-July
1 17 Correspondence, 1944 August-September
1 18 Correspondence, 1944 October-December
1 19 Correspondence, 1945