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Ben Byrnes collection of John Oscar Miller WWI archive

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Identifier: 2010-044
Content Description Correspondence, press cuttings, snapshots, documents, and memorabilia, all assumed to have originally been pasted onto black paper pages and housed in a post-bound,scrapbook with dark gray, cloth-covered covers. "My Memory Book" is stamped in gold in upper left corner of the front cover. Pages on which items were pasted are extremely soft, powdery and fragile; All items were carefully removed from the pages by archivist. The original order of the items appeared to be destroyed before...
Dates: 1912 - 1921

Ben Byrnes collection of Joshua Randolph Abell WW II letters

 Item
Identifier: 2010-023-1
Content Description Consists of 27 WW2 handwritten letters and V-mail letters written by Joshua R. Abell, crewman on the USS LST-713 [a Naval tank landing ship commissioned on 7 August 1944. During World War II, LST-713 was assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific theater] to his mother Mrs. J. Earl Abell of Charlottesville, Virginia.
Dates: 1944 - 1945

Ben Byrnes collection of Jouett Fitch Singleton WWI archive, 1898-1932

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-040
Scope and Contents Collection of maps, letters, photographs, and burial records
Dates: 1898 - 1932

Ben Byrnes collection of Leonard H. Urquhart WWI archive, 1916-1941

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Identifier: 2010-026
Scope and Contents Contains letters, uniforms and miscellaneous materials of Leonard H. Urquhart, of Company F, 2nd Virginia Infantry, and later Co. F, 116th Inf Regt, 22nd Inf Div.
Dates: 1916 - 1941

Ben Byrnes collection of miscellaneous WWI photographs, 1912-1919

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Identifier: 2010-034
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of twenty photographs ranging in dates from 1866 -1917. Seventeen of the photos were taken during World War I, mostly of U.S. and European soldiers in uniform. The WWI photographs were taken in England, France, and Russia. Two other photos were taken in 1866 and 1867 respectively, one is of a man in civilian clothing, the other is of a man in military uniform. Accompanying the picture of the soldier from 1867 are five military documents/correspondence ranging...
Dates: 1912 - 1919

Ben Byrnes collection of Norman Sweetser WWI archive, 1874-1945

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Identifier: 2010-019
Scope and Contents Contains Edwin C. Sweetser's 5 volume set of hand-written material in large journals; as well as photographs and letters by and about Norman Sweetser, an American flying a Caproni bomber for the Italians.
Dates: 1874 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1918

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

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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

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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

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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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