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John Boyd Bentley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 82 B44
Scope and Contents Personal and professional papers, 1896-1987, of Bishop John Boyd Bentley, Bishop of Alaska and Director of Overseas Missions for the Protestant Episcopal Church and personal papers, 1895-1983, of his wife Elvira Carr Bentley. Includes comprehensive records of his ministerial career including records of his official acts and texts of sermons and invocations. There is some correspondence relating to Bentley's career, including letters from W. A. R. Goodwin (1869-1939), Rector of...

Rev. Joseph Allen Christian Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 71 C46
Scope and Contents Papers, 1900-1946, of Joseph Allan Christian, a Presbyterian clergyman and his wife Evelyn Smith Christian who served pastorates in Virginia, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Includes correspondence, student notebooks of Christian while a student at Hampden-Sydney College and Union Theological Seminary (Richmond), memorabilia collected by Christian while doing YMCA work in France in World War I, sermons and prayers, papers relating to his work on the National War Labor Board for Baton Rouge, La.,...

Coleman-Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 96 C67
Scope and Contents Letters, chiefly 1919-1964, written by Mary Haldane Begg Coleman (1875-1967) of Williamsburg, Virginia, to Julia Gardiner Tyler Wilson (1881-1965), of Charlottesville, Virginia. Diaries of Mary Haldane Begg Coleman and Isabella Haldane.Other correspondents include Janet Coleman Kimbrough, Mary H.B. Coleman's daughter and Alida Wilson Davidson, the daughter of Julia Gardiner Tyler Wilson.Scrapbooks containing information on John Tyler, Tyler descendants, and the Tucker...

Diary (Hampton, Va.)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00010
Scope and Contents

Diary, describing the 1919 Easter week vacation of a family visiting the Hampton Roads area from Ohio. The diary is set in the context of World War I as the author describes sightings of submarines and seaplanes, and a visit to an aviation school and factory where they met aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss. The author and her family visit Old Point Comfort, Hampton and the church at Fort Monroe, and also discusses social events. Only about a third of the diary has entries.

June A. Dowling Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00198
Scope and Contents

Papers of Sergeant June A. Dowling, consisting of a diary, 1917-1919, photographs, postcards, a French magazine, and a travel permission, all documenting Sergeant Dowling's World War I tour of duty in France. 

Edgar Carl Hermann Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01301
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diaries, 1912-1922, of Edgar Carl Hermann of Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The first diary concerns Hermann's daily life as a worker for a railroad. There are two diaries from 1919, both of which describe Hermann's service during World War I. They include his service in France and Germany and his two week trip to Paris during his leave time. There are also diaries from 1920, 1921, and 1922.Most of the entries describe Hermann’s daily life in St. Paul,...

Goodwin Family Papers

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Identifier: Mss. 78 G63
Scope and Contents Letters, memoirs, journals, sermons, monographs, genealogical material concerning the Goodwin, Archer, Silvester, Ballard and Smith families.The bulk of the collection is comprised of the papers of Frederick Deane Goodwin, an Episcopal minister.  Bishop William Meade is a correspondent.  Correspondence between Frederick Deane Goodwin's immediate family is included and papers of his son, Edward Lewis Goodwin, an Episcopal minister and his granddaughter, Mary Frances Goodwin, a...

Frances G. Hoppin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00121-Mss. Acc. 2007.108
Scope and Contents The papers, 1917-1918 of Frances G. Hoppin who opened the Red Cross Grenelle Dispensary in Paris, France in 1917, which was one of about 30 civilian dispensaries administered by the Red Cross in Paris at that time. This accession consists of both personal papers and records relating to the dispensary. Included are two journals in which Frances Hoppin recorded both her personal experiences as well as business items relating to the dispensary.  Also included is a 3-page report on...

Jefferson H. Clark Collection

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Identifier: MS 00107
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of Jefferson H. Clark, a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania physician, who was a field surgeon in France during World War I, and of the research papers of his daughter Mary Clark Shade (1928-2009), who was working on a book documenting her father's WWI duty. Jefferson H. Clark's papers include diaries, an officer's record book, correspondence, military orders and records, maps (one of which is labeled 'trench map'), photographs, dictionary, his...

Amos Koontz Papers II

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Identifier: Mss. 91 K83-Mss. Ac. 1996.25
Scope and Contents Personal and professional papers of Amos Ralph Koontz, surgeon. The personal papers, 1865-1986, include the correspondence of Koontz, his wife, Besse (Stocking) Koontz and their son, James William Koontz. Included are travel diaries, documents concerning the College of William and Mary and Johns Hopkins and material relating to social clubs and societies. The professional papers contain correspondence relating to Koontz' medical practice, political material, documents pertaining to military...

Clara L. Lawrence Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.299
Scope and Contents This collection primarily concerns Clara Louise Walde Lawrence's career as a nurse in the period before, during, and after World War I.  Materials in the collection include correspondence, scrapbooks, diaries, photographs and negatives, pamphlets, medical supplies, and other publications.  Most of the correspondence, photographs, and publications relate to either WWI or nursing.  Notable correspondents include a letter from Julia Cherney (Bateman) to Clara Walde while serving as a missionary...

Harry Turner Lewis Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2015.077
Scope and Contents This collection consists of diaries and memorandum books that belonged to Harry Turner Lewis, who served as a captain in the United States Army during World War I, and later became the national Vice-Commander of the Disabled Emergency Officers of the World War. There are 22 diaries in the collection, and they document the years 1906-1907, 1920-1922, 1924-1927, 1929, and 1931-1942. The diaries feature numerous descriptions of Lewis' dealings in Washington, D.C. as he lobbied for injured...

Lucian B. Dickerson Diary (Europe)

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Identifier: SC 00451
Scope and Contents This collection contains the diary of Lucian B. Dickerson, a doctor who served during World War I. He is first stationed at a hospital in Roselle, New Jersey. For a brief while he was also stationed at Camp Merritt, New Jersey. He set sail from Hoboken, New Jersey aboard the RMS Aurania on January 8, 1918. During the journey, he describes the damage from the Halifax Explosion, which had happened approximately a month previous. Once in Europe, he describes his journeys with the advancing U.S....

Milowan Sekulick Notebook

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Identifier: SC 01126
Scope and Contents Notebook, 1916, kept by Milwan Sekulick, who was most likely a soldier in the Austro-Hungarian army during World War I. The volume is titled "Weihnachten im Felde" and was issued by the K.u.K. Kriegsministerium, Kriegsfuersorgeamt, Wien, 1916. The notebook includes diary style entries in both German and a second language that according to the seller is Hungarian, Also contains notes relating to military tasks, for example, a table titled: Schusselemente fuer das III. Geschuetz....

J. G. Northrup Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01030
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a small bound diary and ten photographs.  The diary was kept by Private J. G. Northrup, mainly while he was deployed in France in Company B, 303rd Engineers, 78th Division, American Expeditionary Forces, from June 1918 through May 1919.  Company B supported troops during major engagements in the Saint-Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne offensives.  Diary entries are brief, mentioning routine duties and events, as well as...

Offley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2008.164
Scope and Contents This collection details the history of the Offley Family from 1826 to 1916 through correspondences, diaries, photographs and personal effects. Its creators include multiple generations of Offleys and their associates. The papers provide insight into the daily life of the era as well as major geopolitical events such as the Greek War of Independence, the Spanish-American War, the Philippine-American War, the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, and World War I. Many of the Offleys served in the...

Sailor's Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01187
Scope and Contents

A diary kept January 1-March 30, 1918 on board the U. S. S. Vestal by an unidentified sailor who worked in the blacksmith shop. He mentions letters from Cam [or C. A. M.], owing taxes in British Columbia, weather, airing mattress, his 27th birthday on March 18, and other topics. It also includes an English-French dictionary.

Ruth Thompson Papers

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Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2012.292
Scope and Contents Diaries, scrapbooks, and letters, circa 1905-1919, of Ruth Thompson of Indianapolis, Indiana. Includes scrapbooks and diaries of Thompson's time at the Bradford Academy, a women's boarding school in Haverhill, Massachusetts. There are also diaries from after Thompson's graduation, when she returned to Indianapolis. These include entries about World War I, including newspaper clippings of people from her area who were drafted. Finally, there are letters written to Thompson by various...

Walter L. Rau Diary

 Collection — Container: Small Collections Box 125, Folder: 1
Identifier: SC 01777
Content Description Walter L. Rau wrote this diary as a member of the World War I Battery "C" 101st Field Artillery of the American Expeditionary Force stationed in France. He also identified himself with the USFA (United States Food Administration). In the dairy, Rau mentions passing through around sixty-one cities in his service, the majority of which were located in France. Upon arrival in France, the 101st was told to report to the Front. Rau writes of running water and food drives to the trenches, digging,...

James W. Willox Papers

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Identifier: MS 00218
Scope and Contents Diary, 1919, of James W. Willox, a private from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania who served in the in the Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force in Iraq during World War I. Primarily contains photographs from Willox's time in Iraq, including photographs of himself, his fellow soldiers, captured Iraqi soldiers, and native Iraqis performing their daily activities in Bahgdad. There are also photographs of buildings, a wedding, and soldier from India, among many others. Many of the photographs also have a...

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Diaries 18
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World War, 1914-1918--Medical care--France 3
France--Description and travel--20th century 2
Letters (correspondence) 2
Newspapers 2
United States. Army--Surgeons 2
Virginia--Religious history 2
Women--Diaries 2
World War, 1914-1918--France--Paris 2
World War, 1914-1918--France--Personal narratives 2
World War, 1914-1918--France--Pictoral works 2
World War, 1914-1918--United States 2
World War, 1914-1918--War work--Red Cross 2
World War, 1939-1945 2
Baghdad (Iraq)--History 1
California--History--1850-1950 1
Campbell County (Va.)--History 1
Clippings (information artifacts) 1
College of William and Mary--History--20th century 1
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation--History 1
Diaries -- Male authors 1
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Episcopal Church--Virginia--Clergy--19th century 1
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Philippines--History 1
Philippines--History--Philippine American War, 1899-1902 1
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Sunday schools 1
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Teenagers--Massachusetts 1
Union Theological Seminary (Richmond, Va.)--History 1
United States--Alaska--History 1
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United States. Army--Appointments, promotions, salaries, etc 1
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers 1
United States. Navy--History--19th century 1
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Bentley, John Boyd, 1896-1989 1
Bruton Parish Church (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Christian, Joseph Allan, 1880-1968 1
Clark, Jefferson H., b. 1890 1
Coleman family 1
Coleman, Mary Haldane Begg, 1875-1967 1
College of William and Mary--Alumni and alumnae 1
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation 1
Corr, L.P. 1
Davison, Alida Wilson 1
Dowling, June A., 1893-1990 1
Goodwin family 1
Goodwin, Benjamin Lewis, 1819-1852 1
Goodwin, Daniel LeBaron, 1800-1867 1
Goodwin, Edward Bryam, 1810 - 1
Goodwin, Hannah LeBaron, 1814-1852 1
Goodwin, Henry Bradford, 1802-1859 1
Goodwin, James Briggs, 1806-1886 1
Goodwin, Mary De Wolf, 1812-1841 1
Goodwin, Mary Frances (Archer), 1817-1900 1
Goodwin, William Archer Rutherfoord, 1869-1939 1
Grenelle Dispensary (Paris, France) 1
Haldane, Isabella 1
Hermann, Edgar Carl 1
Hobson, R.P. 1
Hoppin, Frances G. 1
Kimbrough, Janet C. (Janet Coleman) 1
Koontz, Amos Ralph, 1890-1965 1
Lawrence, Clara L. 1
Lewis, Henry Turner, 1888-1943 1
Northrup, J. G. 1
Offley, Cleand Nelson, 1869-1930 1
Offley, David, d. 1838 1
Offley, Edward Murray 1
Offley, John Holmes, 1802-1845 1
Offley, John Marbury, 1877-1932 1
Offley, Robert S. 1
Priestly, Deborah Heaton Remsen, 1801-1887 1
Ribble, Fanny Archer Goodwin, 1838- 1
Sekulick, Milowan 1
Shade, Mary Clark, 1928-2009 1
Sherrill, Henry Knox, Bp., 1890- 1
Smith family 1
Thompson, Ruth 1
Tucker 1
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces 1
Willox, James W., d. 1919 1
Wilson, James Southall 1
Wilson, Julia Gardiner Tyler, 1881-1965 1
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 1
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