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|Abstract||Lawrence Flinn was a businessman and lecturer at the University of North Carolina and the University of Freiburg. The collection includes the diary, 20 December 1930 to 11 March 1931, kept by Flinn while he was on a trip to France, Italy, Egypt, and Greece, sightseeing, studying, and vacationing.|
|Creator||Flinn, Lawrence, d. 1945.|
|Curatorial Unit||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.|
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Lawrence Flinn (d. 1945), native of Pittsburgh, Pa., was a graduate of the University of North Carolina and graduate student at Duke University. He settled in Chapel Hill, N.C., and was married to Marion DeVlaming of Roxboro, N.C. He was vice president and treasurer of the Institute of Applied Econometrics, Inc., New York, and studied, traveled, and was a sometime lecturer at the University of North Carolina, Duke University, and the University of Freiburg. He served as a staff sergeant in World War II and was killed in action at the Battle of the Rhine, March 1945.Back to Top
The collection includes the diary, 20 December 1930 to 11 March 1931, kept by Lawrence Flinn while he was on a trip to France, Italy, Egypt, and Greece, sightseeing, studying, and vacationing with friends including Wallace Caldwells, Benjamin Chandler Shaw, and others.Back to Top
Processed by: SHC Staff
Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007
Updated by: Kate Stratton and Jodi Berkowitz, January 2009
This collection was rehoused and a summary created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
This finding aid was created with support from NC ECHO.Back to Top