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World War, 1914-1918

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:

Will Arnold Letter

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00179
Scope and Contents 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

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

John Boyd Bentley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/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

 Collection
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...

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (III)

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. 65 B8555
Scope and Contents 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).

Camp Penniman Panoramic Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2003.36
Scope and Contents Copy of 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 mss 1.09 2011.537 Williamsburg Ephemera, Series 2, Box 8, Item 1

Original photograph is at Library of Congress.

Chester Dobbs Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01309
Content Description Three letters from Chester Dobbs to his mother and his girlfriend written while he was stationed at Marseilles and Brest, France at the end of World War I while serving in Company A of the 11th Regiment of the United States Marines. He reports on his activities at his duty stations, dances held for the troops, food service, and baseball games that keep everyone occupied as they all await their next orders. Most hope to go home, but Dobbs is realistic about the need for many to serve in...

Rev. Joseph Allen Christian Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/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.,...

Claude Tate Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00788
Scope and Contents Diary, circa 1918, of Claude Tate of Xenia, Illinois. Tate was a corporal in the 26th Infantry Company of the 1st Infantry Division of the United States Army during World War I. Includes names and addresses of friends and fellow soldiers, places to which he traveled, and the text of a prayer entitled "The Doughboys Prayer."