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Scope and Contents A personal archive of a WWI military nurse stationed in Gibraltar and Malta during the Great War between 1913 - 1918. Captures a unique view of the fighting in the Mediterranean during such battles as the Gallipoli Campaign of 1915 from the perspective of various nursing hospitals in Spain and Malta, but also includes images of soldiers in trenches. 2/3 of the photographs are accompanied by captions including locations, dates, and first or last names of individuals. Included is an image of...
Dates: 1911 - 1918
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
Content Description A personal archive of a WWI Rifleman stationed in Egypt, Palestine, Israel, Lebanon, Syria and Sudan between 1916 - 1920. Comprises primarily of correspondence written to and from Bert Hebbes. Over 240 long detailed letters from Bert Hebbes to his mother, father, and siblings with sketches and drawing throughout, including 4 letters with stunning watercolor drawings. Contains 50 letters written from his mother, siblings, and friends. Also included are over 40 newspaper clippings and 21...
Dates: 1916 - 1920
Content Description Consists of Harrison's medical notebook containing personal journal entries, medical observations, and notes about treatments; a [Radnorshire] County [England] Voluntary Aid arm band; photographs of Harrison as commander of the Prince of Wale's Hospital for Officers; and studio portraits of Harrison (by Vandyk), and of an unidentified nurse (by Lizzie Caswall Smith).
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs chronicling the voyages of the Armed Merchant Cruiser H.M.S. Digby while on loan to the British Navy during World War I. More a travelogue than a war journal, the photographs document how the ship sailed from the North Sea to Greece, through the Suez Canal, to Singapore and Hong Kong, British Columbia, down the California and Mexican coasts, Nicaragua and Costa Rica. Most of the photos show stunning views from the deck of the ship looking out towards sea, of the...
Dates: 1914 - 1915
Scope and Contents Scrapbook/photo album of I.J.Clendinnen of the Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps. Contents include photo-postcards, B/W snapshots, newspaper clippings, postage stamps, dance cards, menus and programmes. All items are pasted onto gray paper scrapbook pages. The album is covered in fabric of geometric design and tied with a black cord with wooden beads.
Dates: 1910 - 1922
Scope and Contents Percy Douglas Willcock lecture notes housed in a transfer case. Topics include: 1. Qualifications demanded of Platoon Commander. 2. Composition of a brigade battery squadron & battalion. 3. Extensive details regarding trenches, types of trenches, construction of, defense of communication trenches, plus sketches and diagrams to illustrate. 4. Wiring, plus sketches and diagrams to illustrate. 5. Military law. 6. Military etiquette. 7. Methods of allocating...
Dates: 1907 - 1919
Content Description A transcription of the war-time letters of Major William Hammond Smith, Royal Field Artillery Brigade, from May 1915 to October 1916; written to his mother. Smith was killed in action on April 12, 1917 at Athies, near Roeux, during the Battle of Arras.
Dates: 1915 - 1923
Scope and Contents William Robins, Russian engineer mechanic's proposal for and patent application for a war machine that, among other attributes, is impervious to enemy attack and, although stationary, can move in any direction at great speed by the person within it. Although figures are noted in the documentation, they are not included in this collection of papers. Papers include Robins's letters to H.M. Secretary of War and H.M. Patent Office and their replies.
Dates: 1912 - 1920
- Tavistock Books 4
- Byrnes, Ben 1
- Charles Apfelbaum Rare Manuscripts and Archives 1
- Clendinnen, I. J. 1
- Francine O'Hornett account 1
- Great Britain. Army. Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service. (Reserve) 1
- Great Britain. Army. Royal Hampshire Regiment (Isle of Wight Rifles) 1
- Great Britain. Royal Navy 1
- H.M.S. Digby (Ship) 1
- Harrison, Charles Edward, 1852-1944 1
- Hebbes, Bert, 1893-1977 1
- Robbins, Harold Alton, 1886- 1
- Robins, William 1
- Royal Field Artillery (Great Britain) 1
- Smith, William Hammond, Major, 1886-1917 1
- St. Bartholomew's Hospital (London, England) 1
- St. Ignatius Hospital (Malta) 1
- Tavistock Escrow Account 1
- The Prince of Wales' Hospital for Officers 1
- United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces 1
- United States. Army. Engineer Battalion, 5th 1
- United States. Army. Infantry Division, 56th 1
- United States. Army. Infantry Division, 78th 1
- Unknown provenance 1
- Welford, Alice, 1887-1918 1
- Willcock, Percy Douglas 1
- Young Men's Christian Association (England) 1
- Young Men's Christian Association (France) 1 ∧ less