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Robert Lee and Lucie Berthier Humber map collection

Robert Lee and Lucie Berthier Humber map collection

Dates: 1889-1911

Contains seven maps of France, including the areas of Verdun and Boulogne from 1889 and 1911.

  • Extent: 1 oversize folder (0.3 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Humber, Robert Lee, 1898-1970. -- Humber, Lucie Berthier, 1895-1982
  • Call Number: MSS 8515
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; Veteran's History; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Robert Lee and Lucie Berthier Humber map collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 8515; Robert Lee and Lucie Berthier Humber map collection; Veterans; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 8515, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Carl Blake with some World War I posters in November 2010.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Carl Blake; November 2010.
Subject Terms
France--Maps; Politics, Government, and Law; Military; Humber, Robert Lee, 1898-1970; Humber, Lucie Berthier, 1895-1982
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Processing Information
Processed; Eric Wolford, student manuscript processor; Cory Nimer, curator; 2016.
Appraisal Information
LDS Veteran's History (Veterans History Collection Development Policy, August 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Humber (Robert Lee and Lucie Berthier) map collection
Finding Aid Author
Eric Wolford
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-04-12 11:11:14 -0600.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Robert Lee Humber, Jr. (1898-1970) was an attorney, businessman, and activist in North Carolina. Robert Lee Humber, Jr was born on May 30, 1898 to Robert Lee Humber, Sr. and Lena Clyde Davis in Greenville, North Carolina. He was married to Lucie Julie Berthier and had three children. He was a graduate of Harvard with a doctorate in the Department of Government, History and Economics and was accepted as a Rhodes scholar at Oxford in January 1920 and graduated in 1923 where he served as a tutor and executive for the Gilcrease Oil Company. He is best known for starting the Movement for World Federation (an organization favoring the creation of a worldwide federal government) in 1940, being the president of the North Carolina Art Commission from 1951-1961 (where he teamed up with the Samuel E. Krees foundation to open up the North Carolina Museum of Art), being a Democratic state senator for Pitt County from 1958-1964, and founding the North Carolina Community College system. Humber died on November 10, 1970 in his home at Greenville, North Carolina.

Biographical History

Lucie Julie Jeanne Berthier Humber (1895-1982) was the executive secretary of the American University Union in 1922 and is the wife of attorney, businessman, and activist Robert Lee Humber.

Lucie Julie Jeanne Berthier Humber was born on February 24, 1895 in North Carolina. She was the executive secretary of the American University Union in 1922, where she met her husband Movement for World Federation member Robert Lee Humber. She gave birth to three children, and died in Greenville, North Carolina on Julky 28, 1982.

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