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Albert Hatton Gilmer (1878-1950) was a Professor of Speech and Dramatic Art at Lafayette College from 1928-1947. The Lafayette, We Are Here! collection documents the development of a book-length manuscript by Gilmer. The purpose of the book, which was never published, was to present proof that the famous phrase, which is still often attributed to World War I General John J. Pershing (1860-1948), was in fact said by Colonel Charles E. Stanton (1859-1933) at the end of a speech written and delivered by him in 1917. The collection includes two typewritten drafts of the manuscript, correspondence, newspaper articles, and speeches.