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E.R. McElligott Papers

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Identifier: MS 00126
Scope and Contents This collection consists of 102 letters and several postcards written primarily by E.R. McElligott, a draftsman in the 152nd Aero Squadron of the United States Army.  The letters are written to various family members, particulary McElligott's sisters and parents, and describe his life in the military from enlistment to discharge.  McElligott describes his travels from New York to San Antonio and finally to Illinois, England, and France.  His letters give insight into the daily details,...

Franklin Family Papers

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Identifier: SC 01215
Scope and Contents Letters and photographs, 1907-1922, of Franklin family of Baker County, Oregon. Includes letters from Donald Franklin, some of which come from France during World War I, and William Franklin. Letters usually discuss family life and issues. Letters are sent usually to Vera Adams, the sister of Donald and William Franklin. Vera Adams is married to Perry Adams.

Ernest L. Frye Papers

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Identifier: SC 00618
Scope and Contents This collection contains letters, photographs, and other material documenting Ernest L. Frye's time in the 487th Aero Squadron during World War I. Included in the papers are letters from Frye to his brother and sister describing his fellow officers, reminiscing about friends back home in Oregon, his experience on the Aero squadron baseball team, and other matters. Photographs of Frye along with his fellow officers in the 487th and playing baseball, as well as programs for dances, leave passes,...

George S. Robbins Papers

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Identifier: SC 00743
Scope and Contents Two diaries kept by U.S. Army Regimental Sergeant Major George S. Robbins of the 26th Division of the American Expeditionary Force during his WWI service in France, 1918-1919. Robbins used French calendars to record his diary entries, which he did in irregular intervals. The entries begin February 7, 1918 and end April 5, 1919.Typical entries describe daily duties and repeated orders to move equipment and office, as well as battles around Seicheprey and Apremont in April 1918, and...

German World War I Photograph Album

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Identifier: MS 00281
Scope and Contents Photograph album containing 231 black and white photographs taken during World War I. Each photograph is accompanied by a written description in German. Photographs include many shots of downed planes, human casualties, scenes from war trenches, destroyed buildings, and show German soldiers as well as captured American, English and French POWs. Most of the photographs appear to be taken in France, Russia, Germany and Italy. Due to the massive destruction and bombing, some of the images are...

Goodwin Family Papers

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Identifier: 01/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...

Gordon Luck Letter to Leonora Fetters

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Identifier: SC 01407
Content Description Seven page letter from Gordon Luck to his love interest, Leonora. Luck is a Private in the Army working at General Field Hospital #16 in France. Luck is a doctor who dispenses medications within the hospital. In his letter he informs Leonora that he was promoted to First Class Private which will increase his pay by $3.60 per month. Luck reports on his work, dealings with colleagues, and discourages Leonora for wanting to be in the war as it is not as glorious of an endeavor as she may...

Frances G. Hoppin Papers

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Identifier: MS 00121
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 the...

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 helmet...

Leslie Stout Letter to Goldie Stout

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Identifier: SC 01404
Content Description Three page letter written on Y.M.C.A. stationary with the heading, "On Active Service" on each page. The letter is addressed to his sister and Stout inquires about his father's health and the status of their brother being called to active duty. He also asks about friends of his sister's and closes indicating that he will soon be in France.