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Anne Lewis Jones Collection (MS010)

 Collection — Assorted Box: 1
Identifier: MS010
This collection includes travel records, embarkation orders, pay voucher, letters written to her mother and Aunt Cora, and her own remembrances of her time spent in France.

Dates

  • July 1918 - June 1919

Creator

Extent

.02375 Cubic Feet (5 folders.)

Biographical / Historical

Anne Lewis Jones (1882-1967) was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Marshall Jones of Alexandria, Virginia. A descendant of John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States, Miss Jones lived her entire life in Alexandria. She served as a civilian employee in the United States Medical Department during World War I. As a stenographer for the Office of the Chief Surgeon AEF, she spent a year working in France during the war. She operated the Blue Door antique store at 708 Wolfe Street for a number of years. She died in Alexandria December 14, 1967 and is buried in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

Arrangement

Chronological

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Thomas C. Jones donated Dec. 2003
Title
Anne Lewis Jones Collection Finding Aid
Status
completed
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Local History and Special Collections Branch, Alexandria Library Repository

Contact:
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Alexandria VA 22314 United States
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