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Papers, 1915-1917

 File — Box: Small Collections Box 78, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This collection contains letters, 1915-1916, primarily from Carson Dale to his sister, Carrie Dale, detailing his time serving in the English Army during World War I. Additional letters were sent to Carrie  from Britsh soldiers who served with Carson detailing his well-being and his death. Other materials include military records and published sources relating to the service of both Carson J. Dale and his brother Jarvis Dale (1888-1952), who served with the 1st Mississippi Infantry.  Among them are a booklet titled "The Invasion of Texas: First Mississippi Infantry, History of 1/6th Gloucestershire Regiment in the Battle of the Somme", and a certificate of service in the Gloucestershire Regiment, as well as 2001 newsletter articles on Jarvis Dale.

Furthermore there are recent prints of World War I photo portraits of Jarvis Dale and possibly Carson Dale and a photograph of Javis Dale's headstone.


  • Creation: 1915-1917


Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers.


From the Collection: 0.01 Linear Foot



Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository