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John Archibald Campbell Colston WWI diaries, 1914-1915

 Collection
Identifier: 2012-079

Scope and Contents

Diaries of John Archibald Campbell Colston, a John Hopkins urologist who served with the AEF during WWI. Documenting Colston's participation as one of the medical staff working for the AEF, tracing his activities from his departure on September 15, 1914 through Tuesday, February 23 the following year. A valuable first-hand look at the Great War, from the prospective of a doctor who served.

Dates

  • 1914 - 1915

Creator

Language

These materials are in English.

Physical Description

Black faux leatherette bindings, well worn. Handwritten primarily in blue-black fountain pen ink. Some smoke damage.

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 Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright.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

After the war, Colston would continue his medical career, achieving some distinction in prostate surgery, vis-a-vis as a response to cancer.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Physical Location

Collection shelved on 3rd floor.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase

Physical Description

Black faux leatherette bindings, well worn. Handwritten primarily in blue-black fountain pen ink. Some smoke damage.

Creator

Source

Title
John Archibald Campbell Colston WWI diaries, 1914-1915
Status
Completed
Author
Milissa Burkart
Date
2015 October
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
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa 74104-3123 US US
918-631-2496
918-631-5022 (Fax)