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Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

AEF Railway Engineers WWI photo-scrapbook, 1917-1919

Identifier: 2013-022
Scope and Contents

The album documents barracks life, rifle range acitivity, the Army Service School, Leavenworth prison, engineer training (road march, bivouac, pontoon bridges, walls, base camps, and locomotives (including some from the Paris-Orleans railway), rolling stock (box cars, flat cars, and tank car gondolas), steam shovels, and trucks (5 ton and ambulances). Post-war images include vehicles, buildings, construction (railroad bridge, river lock, river boat crane, barges, paved roads, etc.).

Dates: 1917 - 1919

Correspondence of the Story and Justus families

Identifier: 2019-004
Content Description Collection consists of approximately 150 pieces of correspondence created by the Story and Justus family members and their relations, most of whom resided in Texas and Indian Territory/Oklahoma. Primary correspondents include U.S. Navy sailor Vaughan Story (1919-2007), son of Arthur and Lillie Story; and U.S. Army Sgt. Stanley Story (1915-1981), son of Arthur and Lillie Story. Other correspondents include Mrs. Arthur L. (Lillie Justus) Story (1879-1972); Faye Story Anderson (1908-2004),...
Dates: 1899 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1944

Edward Thomas Van Wart WWI diaries

Identifier: 2018-033
Scope and Contents Three volume handwritten diary. Vol I [address book]: Thursday, May 2, 1918 - Monday, May 13, 1918. 24 pages of mss entries, 24 lines per page, ~ 2000 words. Vol II: July 11, 1918 - September 7, 1918. 54 pp of mss entries, 24 lines per page, ~ 6000 words. 2 typed sheets with entries: "War Warnings, September 2nd, 1918" and "Extract taken from ship's log July 25, 1918.” Tipped in newspaper extract, "German Taken By Amexes Shoots Sniping Comrades." Laid-in a typed page, apparently from the...
Dates: 1918-05 - 1918-11

Manuscript cookery book, approximately 1750-1900, bulk approximately 1750-1800

Identifier: 2007-047
Content Description

An 18th-century commonplace book , used as a cook book, predominantly written in a contemporary hand in black ink. Nearly two hundred and seventy food and beverage recipes from the 18th century. A second hand begins with the date of 1776, and contains twelve recipes. The final six leaves are blank. No specific compiler is identified, though many recipes indicate their source, e.g. Mrs. Broughton, Mrs. Goldsmith, etc.

Dates: approximately 1750-1900, bulk approximately 1750-1800 Res

South Vietnamese propaganda, 1955-1975

Identifier: 2013-020
Scope and Contents

Five South Vietnamese (GVN) propaganda leaflets with accompanying typescript English translations.

Dates: 1955 - 1975

"Story of Oil" HO gauge scale model kits, 1957, 1959

Identifier: 2013-052
Scope and Contents

Collection consists of:

1. The Fabulous Story of Oil model oil field kit, Model #500, manufactured by Models of Industry Inc., Berkeley, CA; complete with handbook, instructions, and materials to build a drilling derrick with field equipment and men. 1957.

2. Model Oil Refinery Kit, Model #600, manufactured by Models of Industry Inc., Berkely, CA; complete with handbook, instructions, plans and materials for building a simple oil refinery. 1959.

Dates: 1957 - 1959

The Life of The Right Honourable Arimanes...compiled from notes ancient and modern oriental and occidental, approximately 1770

Identifier: BT980-.L54-1770z-Oversz
Scope and Contents ..., Typhon, Thammuz, Beelzebub, Ashmodaus, Sammael, Daemon, Lucifer the Great, of the dark infernalempire Count of Sheol and Gehenna, Baron of Hades &c., &c., &c. compiled from notes ancient and modern oriental and occidental. An entirely holograph history of Lucifer, wherein the anonymous author tells us in his Preface, “Lucifer ... is a spiritual being. That is true; but far from being considered here in that light, he is represented plainly terrestrial. He is not...
Dates: approximately 1770

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