World War I Collection
Scope and Contents
Assorted but unrelated materials from before, during and immediately after World War I, including a photograph of a young man in military uniform, labeled "Richard Flack"; an envelope addressed to Carlotta Howard; an invoice for stamps bought at the United States Military Academy; and a "Food Conservation Notes" newspaper.
There is also a two-page typed letter sent from John J. Miland, Company "E" 13th Infantry, Manila, Philippines to Captain Charles N. Murphy. Captain Murphy was convalescing after an illness that involved "lumps" and Miland was updated his captain on company concerns, "delinquincies," transfers, and illnesses.
- Creation: 1913-1923
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.
Conditions Governing Use
Before publishing quotations or excerpts from any materials, permission must be obtained from the Curator of Manuscripts and Rare Books, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.
- Guide to World War I Collection
- SCRC staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note