Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Pyle mss. V, 1994, consist mostly of annotated excerpts from interviews by James Tobin with relatives and acquaintances of journalist Ernie Pyle, 1900-1945. The interviews were conducted by Tobin for his book Ernie Pyle's War: America's Eyewitness to World War II (New York: Free Press, 1997).

A list of interviewees follows this description.

Acquired: 2008

15 items

Arranged alphabetically by name. Typewritten excerpts, unless otherwise noted.

  • Bales, Jack
  • Becker, Marshall
  • Bland, Ed
  • Connors, Vince "Pete"
  • Hendrix, Nellie
  • Hendrixson, Harriet
  • Hovey, Graham
  • Hufstedler, Shirley Mount
  • Irwin, Wallace, Jr. Correspondence with Tobin
  • Lockwood, Boardman
  • Martin, Ralph
  • Miller, Rosemary
  • Nilsen, Louis W.
  • Riddleberger, Patrick
  • Sadler, Carl
  • Scherer, Helen. Hand-written account
  • Slaughter, W.B. "Buck"
  • Sunday, Zeb
  • Taylor, Reed
  • Tidwell, Riley

Collection size: 15 items

Related manuscripts: Pyle mss., Pyle mss. II, Pyle mss. III, Pyle mss. IV, Pyle mss. VI, Pyle mss. VII

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