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Erich Pattky German WWI-era photographs, 1914-1940

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-007

Scope and Contents

First acquisition: 86 photo-postcard and photo archive of Erich Pattky, a German telephonist during WWI. Postcard messages are from Pattky to his parents in Berlin, Germany. Postcard images depict various soldiers' activities, accommodations and equipment. According to the bookseller, Pattky was probably stationed in France. Included are Christmas celebration cards. Many cards have been trimmed, possibly to accommodate the size of the wartime envelopes.

Second acquisition: 104 photo-postcards and snapshots, a few from his time in the military, but most are family, extended family and friend photos, many taken after his arrival in America.

Dates

  • 1914 - 1940

Language

These materials are in German.

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 Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright.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.

Extent

0.5 linear feet Linear Feet (2 boxes) : Shelved on 3rd floor.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase

Source

Title
Erich Pattky German WWI-era photographs, 1914-1940
Status
Completed
Author
Milissa Burkart
Date
2013 November; 2015 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
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa 74104-3123 US US
918-631-2496
918-631-5022 (Fax)