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Charles G. Aldrich WWI-era photograph album, 1917-1920

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-033

Scope and Contents

This collection documents the time of Charles G. Aldrich and his time in Siberia from 1917-1920. Aldrich was with the American Army/Navy, YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association). The photos document his time in Vladivostok during the Civil War. There are photos of a few other areas, including his time aboard the ship America, etc., but the majority are of Vladivostok. Included are a couple pieces of ephemera (hand drawn card, and certificate from G. S. Phelps, National Secretary to Russia (signed by him), and Aldrich's YMCA button.

The photos show many aspects of the war, including dead bodies, marches, funerals, guns, train/railroad wrecks, signs, and more. There is writing on the backs of many photos. Of importance are several photos of General William Graves, commander of forces in Siberia, Ambassador Morris, and John F. Stevens (important engineer who built the Trans-Siberian Railway, Great Northern Railway, and chief engineer of the Panama Canal). Many other important photos was well.

Dates

  • 1917 - 1920

Creator

Language

These materials are in English.

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Charles G. Aldrich was with the American Army, Navy, and YMCA in Vladivostok during the Russian Civil War.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Arrangement

Original order of photographs maintained during processing.

Physical Location

Collection shelved on 3rd floor.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase

Creator

Source

Title
Charles G. Aldrich WWI-era photograph album, 1917-1920
Status
Completed
Author
Milissa Burkart
Date
2012 July
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

Contact:
McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
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Tulsa 74104-3123 US US
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