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Title Papers
Creator Lewis, Norman Victor, 1917-1999
Description This collection consists almost exclusively of letters sent from Norman V. Lewis to his girlfriend and subsequent wife Bettie Gibson (Phelps) Lewis from 1938 to 1945. They include courtship letters prior to the Lewis's marriage in 1941. The letters also document Lewis's service in World War II as a naval aviator.
Collection Manuscripts
Object Name Correspondence
Date 1938
Year Range From 1938
Year Range To 1945
Other Number MSS 215
Subjects Courtship
World War II, 1939-1945
People Lewis, Bettie Gibson, d. 2006
Lewis, norman Victor, 1917-1999
Phelps, David M., Jr.
Phelps, Lona Orwin
Search Terms U.S. Navy
Catalog Number 2008.89.1
Dates of Creation 1938-1945
Caption Norman V. Lewis
Extent 2 boxes. 13 folders. 483 items. Originals.
Number of Images 1