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World War, 1914-1918

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 55 Collections and/or Records:

Randolph McGavock Letter to J.C. McGavock

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01406
Content Description One page typed letter from Randolph to his family dated the 27th of December 1917. McGavock was a sergeant of the 54th Depot Brigade in the United States Army at Camp McClellan, Alabama. He writes to report on the status of his furlough request and his activities over Christmas.

Rathbun Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00020
Scope and Contents The collection consists mostly of love letters between Ella-May Abbott of New Orleans, Louisiana and Walter James Rathbun who is based in ship ports in the United States, Europe, Nicaragua and the Panama Canal Zone.  Letters from Walter Rathbun’s Mother, Mrs. J. Baird of Floral Park, New Jersey and other family members are included. Ella-May and Walter begin a correspondence courtship in 1916, then breakup in 1919 for reasons not given.  They begin writing to each other again in...

Mary Roche and George B. Roche Postcard

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00681
Scope and Contents Postcard, 1918, written by both Mary Roche and George B. Roche. Mary Roche originally sent the postcard to George, a solider in France during World War I, on May 24 1918. The postcard includes a poem entitled "To My Lad in Khaki." On 4 July 1918, George Roche wrote a note to Mary on the same postcard and sent it back to her.

Sara Royall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 1996.27
Scope and Contents Notebook of newspaper clippings and jottings of Sara Spottswood Royall of Petersburg, Va. Clippings pertain to the Business and Professional Women's Club of Petersburg, Va. Collection includes correspondence, speech, photograph, copies of her obituary and materials relating to Samuel F. Royall's service in World War I in the United States Army. Additions to the collection are the obituaries of Samuel F. Royall, Jr., a Williamsburg, Va. printer, correspondence, clippings, publications, and two...

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.

World War I Scrapbooks

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Scw1 -MsV Scw2
Scope and Contents Scrapbooks, 1917-1919, containing newspapers and magazine clippings concerning World War I.

Smith Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: 01/MS 00046
Scope and Contents 24 letters from the Spanish American War and World War I from the Smith family. Charles Smith served in the Spanish American War, stationed at Fort Wadsworth followed by San Francisco in 1898. Later he wrote from a ship near Hawaii detailing his experiences. Letters from World War I were written by Charles Smith, Jr. to his family. He was stationed near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania followed by Camp Wadsworth from 1917-1918.

The Social Club (Hillsdale County, Michigan) Minute Book

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Identifier: SC 00989
Scope and Contents Minute book of The Social Club, a women's club of Hillsdale County, Michigan. Includes lists of attendees and the activities for each meeting. Activities often include a song, discussion of a reading, and a discussion topic relating to current events, many of which have to do with World War I.

Troops Arriving at Camp Lee, Virginia Postcard

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01645
Scope and Contents One postcard depicting men in suits and hats arriving at Camp Lee for intake into the United States Army for military training in preparation for World War I.

Verner Gaggin Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01321
Scope and Contents Contains letters written during World War I by Captain Verner Gaggin, a doctor who served at Camp Oglethorpe, Georgia during World War I, to his wife Nell. Some of the letters still bear envelopes sent to an address in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Topics discussed include day-to-day hospital proceedings and the impact of the Spanish Influenza of 1918.