World War, 1914-1918
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 1985.42
Scope and Contents Papers of the William George and Gladys Bennett Guy family of Williamsburg, Virginia with additions from Joan Eastman Bennett. Includes correspondence, invitations, minutes, clippings, oral histories, notebooks, reports, photographs, written memories, essays and printed materials. Papers include items about water and gas, Williamsburg Landing, American Red Cross, Williamsburg United Service Organization, Williamsburg Female Academy, College of William and Mary and zoning regulations. Includes...
Identifier: 01/Mss. 90 H14
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the papers of the Hall and Moore families of New York, Richmond, Va. and Williamsburg, Va. Includes wills, estate papers, legal and financial transactions, 1810-1915, of Jacob Hall, Sarah Hall and Cunningham Hall; and Bishop Richard Channing Moore, Virginia Moore, Harriet Glenworth Moore, Margaretta Moore and Louise Moore. Contains correspondence, 1854-1876, between Zebulon S. Farland and Ellen Douglas Gordon Farland; letters, 1906-1928, to Margaret (Farland) Hall,...
Identifier: SC 00964
Scope and Contents The letters were written by supply sergeant Harold B. Dennis of the 306th Field artillery to members of his family in September of 1918.The earliest letter is dated September 3, 1918. In this letter he said that he saw the destruction of a French Observation balloon and how the attitude of the French soldiers is "I should worry", that they seemed to not care when the war would end. He also mentioned that he went to a band concert that was broken up due to German planes coming over....
Identifier: Mss. 65 H39
Scope and Contents Chiefly letters, 1916-1921, received by John Turner Henley, while a student at the College of William and Mary and the University of Virginia Law School. The letters are from female and male friends from Williamsburg, The College of William and Mary, and The University of Virginia. They write about their studies, student life, fraternity activities, work, and social life. Other correspondents include Turner Henley's father, Novell L. Henley, Virginia Congressman and Williamsburg, Virginia...
Identifier: SC 01402
Content Description Series of letters addressed to Herbert Smith who served in the Army during World War I as part of the 184th Aero Squadron, AEF. Included with the letters is a war service chevron along with the documentation allowing Private H. B. Smith to wear the award.
Identifier: Mss. MsV Sc13
Scope and Contents Scrapbook, 1897-1918, of Florence Hillyard which contains newspaper clippings, handbills, postcards, and pamphlets concerning civic, political and social events in Winchester, Virginia and especially concerning Charlie [Charley] Rouss Fire Company and Mrs. Charles Broadway Rouss. The volume includes family letters of the Hillyard family during World War I.
Identifier: SC 01590
Scope and Contents Scrapbook created by William Henry Holloway while he served in the Army as part of the 36th Company, Coast Artillery from 1902-1904. Holloway participated in the United States military involvement in the Philippine insurrection where he served for one year. The scrapbook is comprised of mostly postcards and stock pictures of people and general scenes of the Philippines along with some original photographs of the United States Army while serving in the Philippines. Many of the photographs and...
Identifier: UA 5.065
Scope and Contents The collection includes two scrapbooks of photographs, postcards, and programs collected by Arthur and H. Leah James while students at the College of William and Mary. Material concerns student life, athletics, social life, the D.W. Griffith movie "America" which was made on campus in 1923, the Order of the White Jacket, and other issues of common interest to students. The scrapbook of Arthur James also includes material related to his service in the U.S. armed...
Identifier: 01/Mss. 91 K83 and 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...