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Will Arnold Letter

Identifier: SC 00083
Scope and Contents

This collections consists of a single letter dated October 17, 1917, written by a British soldier at a hospital in France while he recovered from a battle wound. It is addressed to the soldier's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold of Syston in Leicestershire, England, and is signed "Will." The letter expresses his eagerness to rejoin "the boys" the next day.

Newton D. Baker Letter to Otto Miller

Identifier: SC 00179
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Letter from Newton D. Baker, Cleveland, Ohio to Otto Miller thanking him for sending Volume X of the "Gooch and Temperley British Documents" (Origins of the War by G.P. Gooch and Harold Temperley).  He notes that "I am more and more amazed at the light hearted way a lot of people are writing in our papers and magazines about 'the causes of the war!'"  May 8, 1936.

Edward Belvin Collection

Identifier: SC 01197
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Edward Belvin's Collection of Williamsburg and James City County, Virginia material. Includes copies of wills and death certificates, correspondence and certificates.

Benjamin J. Jefferson Diary

Identifier: SC 00729
Scope and Contents Diary of Benjamin John Jefferson, who enlisted in the U.S. Navy during WW I on June 27, 1917. In December, 1917 he was transferred to the destroyer USS Kimberly  where he drilled and trained for duties aboard ship.  The USS Kimberly went in commission on April 29, 1918, and Benjamin Jefferson was among the crew of the first deployment.  His entries cover some of the stops in England and France, where the destroyer had the function of protecting other ships on the waters between France and...

John Boyd Bentley Papers

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...

Bernice E. Payne Letters

Identifier: MS 00297
Scope and Contents Approximately 25 letters, 1918-1919, predominately from Bernice Edward Payne, of Roaring Springs, Texas, to his parents, Macon L. and Mattie S. Payne, and sister, Eunice Payne. Bernice Payne, a white man, served in the US Army during World War I. He began his initial training at Camp Travis, Texas as a private in the Quartermaster Corps. After successfully passing his examinations, Payne began to oversee the 322nd Labor Battalion Quartermaster Corps, an all-African American battalion. He was...

Alfred E. Bradley Papers

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2007.59
Scope and Contents The collection of Alfred E. Bradley largely concerns his service, first as Military Observer and then as First Chief Surgeon, with the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) in England and France between 1916 and 1918. The bulk of the collection consists of papers and documents covering the period May 1916 through June 1918 and concerns Bradley's service in Europe during World War I. The collection includes correspondence and documents mainly relating to  Bradley's official capacity as Military...

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (III)

Identifier: Mss. 65 B8555
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Papers and correspondence of three generations of the Brown Family of Virginia:  Frances (Fanny) Bland Coalter Brown and her husband, Henry Peronneau Brown (1838-1888),  J. Thompson and Cassie Tucker Brown (1890-1920) and Frances Bland Brown and Fleming Sanders (1921-1964).

Emma L. Brown Papers

Identifier: SC 01110
Scope and Contents The Emma L. Brown papers consist for the most part of letters Emma Brown of Danielson, Connecticut, received from her son, Sergeant Percy Brown, who was deployed to France in July 1917. He was wounded and hospitalized in Orleans in the fall of 1918 and his letters date from 12 November 1918 to his return to the US in the spring of 1919. He talks about Armistice celebrations in the streets, life in the hospital, his leg injury, celebrating Christmas in the hospital and with a local family,...

Camp Penniman Panoramic Photograph

Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2003.36
Scope and Contents

Copy of a panoramic photograph of Camp Penniman near Williamsburg, Virginia, taken in 1918. Camp Penniman began as a military base during World War I, then became part of Cheatham Annex, which became part of the Yorktown Naval Weapons Station.

The same photo is part of the Williamsburg (Va.) Area Ephemera Collection, 1858-2015 (Mss 1.09).

Original photograph is at The Library of Congress.

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