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Robert Lloyd Updike Collection


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Biographical Note

Administrative Information

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Filing Cabinet Manuscripts

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Robert Lloyd Updike Collection, undated | Sargeant Memorial Collection

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Title: Robert Lloyd Updike Collection, undatedAdd to your cart.

ID: 001/01/MSS 0000-528

Primary Creator: Updike, Robert Lloyd

Extent: 1.0 Folders

Arrangement: Arranged in original order.

Date Acquired: 00/00/0000

Subjects: Norfolk (Va.)--History, United States--History--War of 1812, United States. Army--History--War of 1812

Forms of Material: Clippings (information artifacts), Excerpts, Orderly books, Photocopies

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Documents relating to the War of 1812 in Norfolk, Virginia, including a transcribed Orderly Book originally written by James Field.

Biographical Note

Robert Lloyd Updike was born on April 7, 1907 in Bedford County, Virginia. Updike served in the United States Navy during World War II, from 1942 to 1945. He worked for the Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company as a telephone repairman. Updike married Frances Katherine Marshall on December 27, 1947 in Norfolk, Virginia. He died on February 5, 1984 in Durham, North Carolina and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.

Subject/Index Terms

Norfolk (Va.)--History
United States--History--War of 1812
United States. Army--History--War of 1812

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Robert Lloyd Updike by donation

Preferred Citation: Robert Lloyd Updike Collection, MSS 0000-528, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed January 12, 2016.

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[Box 3: Filing Cabinet Manuscripts],

Box 3: Filing Cabinet ManuscriptsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Robert Lloyd Updike Collection, undatedAdd to your cart.
"Following is a copy of the Orderly Book of the Fifth Regiment of the American army stationed at Norfolk, Virginia, 1813-1814 and kept by James Field of Bedford County, Virginia."
Item 1: Excerpt, Pictorial Field-Book of the War of 1812, 1869Add to your cart.
Photocopy, pages 678-679.
Item 2: Clipping, "Norfolk In By-Gone Days: DCCXXIII Camp Meadow, 1813" by Rev. W. H. T. Squires, 1947 March 13Add to your cart.
Item 3: Orderly Book of James FieldAdd to your cart.
Photocopy, 16 pages; compiled by Robert Lloyd Updike. Includes typed and handwritten text.
Item 4: Excerpts, "The Bedford Company of Volunteers in the War of 1812", undatedAdd to your cart.
Photocopy; typed notes from the Virginia Argus in 1812.

Norfolk Public Library
Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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