John C. Parker Collection
Mr. Parker was graduated from Virginia Military Institute and attended law school at the University of Virginia before joining the U.S. Army Air Corps and serving in France during World War I. Commissioned at first lieutenant, Mr. Parker took up the practice of general law in Franklin, Virginia after his return. During World War II, he was assistant coordinator for civil defense and chairman of the Southampton County Selective Service Board. In addition, he was a director of the George C. Marshall Research Foundation. This collection consists of documents and memorabilia of General Marshall as well as general correspondence and meeting minutes.