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Ben Byrnes collection of Charles Gaston Clement letters

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-055
Scope and Contents Contains many of the letters of Charles G. Clement home during the first part of his time in the army. Also contains materials noting his mother's search to discover where he was buried and the 1930 Pilgrimage of War Mothers and Widows to visit his grave. There are also some letters to her younger son, Dennis.
Dates: 1913 - 1962; Majority of material found within 1916 - 1919

Ben Byrnes collection of Henry F. Ayres WWI diary and documents, 1918-1979

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Identifier: 2010-017
Scope and Contents Diary of Henry Fairfax Ayers. Diary embossed on cover H.F. Ayres Lt. Col. V.C.A. U.S.A. Includes 3-ring binder of extensive research from Virginia Military Institute. There is a copy of a war time picture of Ayres in the binder, as well as a photo of the painting of Ayres done by Norman Rockwell. There is also a complete hard copy transcription of the diary.
Dates: 1918 - 1979

Ben Byrnes collection of Howe Campbell WWI letters, 1917-1919

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-025
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters and postcards with envelopes. Campbell served in the 302nd Engineers, 77th Division.
Dates: 1917 - 1919

Ben Byrnes collection of Ralph B. Creamer WWI diaries, 1918

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-001
Scope and Contents Group of 4 manuscript diaries dated June to December 1918, written in great detail by Ralph B. Creamer (579th Ambulance Service, US Army) about his experiences [as a mechanic] in WWI -- from his training at Allentown, Pennsylvania, to his service in Italy, and including the time leading up to the Armistice.
Dates: 1918-06 - 1918-12

Ben Byrnes collection of Rholie Ward WWI letters, 1918-1919

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-021
Scope and Contents 98 letters from Rholie Ward, an American YMCA Secretary attached to French Army, most of which are written to his wife, Rudy (Atlanta, Georgia), the remaining few written to his mother and relatives. Almost all are handwritten and signed, with only 2 or 3 typewritten and signed.
Dates: 1918 - 1919

Ben Byrnes collection of Rumsey Bissell Marston WWI letters, 1918-1919

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-022
Scope and Contents This collection contains twelve letters written by Rumsey Bissell Marston just prior to and during his deployment to France and Great Britain during WWI to his father, mother, brother and sisters. Additional items in the collection are: his military service record, a photograph, a drawing, and the envelopes in which the letters were sent.
Dates: 1918 - 1919

Ben Byrnes collection of Thomas Hastings Travilla WWI diary and photographs, 1918-1919

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-018
Scope and Contents Diary of Lt. Thomas H. Travilla, Dentist, 310th Infantry, 78th Division, American Expeditionary Forces. Includes nearly 27 photographs, a leave of absence pass, and a map of Camp Dix.
Dates: 1918 - 1919

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Ayres, Henry Fairfax, Colonel, 1886-1979 1
Campbell, Howe, 1896-1986 1
Charles Apfelbaum Rare Manuscripts and Archives 1
Clement, Charles Gaston 1
Creamer, Ralph B. 1