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Edward Thomas Van Wart WWI diaries

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Identifier: 2018-033
Scope and Contents Three volume handwritten diary. Vol I [address book]: Thursday, May 2, 1918 - Monday, May 13, 1918. 24 pages of mss entries, 24 lines per page, ~ 2000 words. Vol II: July 11, 1918 - September 7, 1918. 54 pp of mss entries, 24 lines per page, ~ 6000 words. 2 typed sheets with entries: "War Warnings, September 2nd, 1918" and "Extract taken from ship's log July 25, 1918.” Tipped in newspaper extract, "German Taken By Amexes Shoots Sniping Comrades." Laid-in a typed page, apparently from the...
Dates: 1918-05 - 1918-11

F. Watkins WWI diary, 1919

 Item
Identifier: 2010-015
Scope and Contents Diary of F. Watkins, a US Medical Corps driver. Diary entries generally regard Watkins's activites, primarily in France and include entries regarding his on board experiences and brief notes on the daily weather. The last 20 pages of the diary include 4 pages containing addresses, the remaining 16 pages containing receipts and expenditures.The preliminary pages of the Excelsior diary Include printed yearly and monthly calendars for 1918 and yearly calendar for 1919;...
Dates: 1919-01-01 - 1919-12-31

Fred Hickerson WWI diary, 1918-1919, 1960

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Identifier: 2009-033
Scope and Contents Private Fred Hickerson's (Company B. 314th Ammo train, 89th Division) 87 page handwritten diary, recorded primarily while he was in France; plus a black/white snapshot of Fred Hickerson at age 60 laid in.
Dates: 1918 - 1960; Majority of material found within 1918 - 1919

Fred R. Batchelder WWI diary, 1918

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Identifier: 2009-034
Scope and Contents 1918 pocket diary of Fred R. Batchelder US Army 401st Telegraph Battalion, Supply Detachment. 165 daily entries documenting his experiences while serving in France. Includes descriptions of the countryside, the extensive damage of country, towns, and villages, German prisoners of war, massive air sortes, bombing and shelling, etc.
Dates: 1918

George W. Sadlo WWI journal, 1918-1921

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Identifier: 2011-018
Scope and Contents Small journal, kept in a German pocket notebook, with handwritten entries by George W. Saldo while en route to and in France during the final months of the war; entries continue for several months following the Armistice. George W. Sadlo served as Musician 1st Class in the HQ Band GHQ (Chaumont, France), the 133rd Infantry Band, and the the 4th Infantry Band. Other items laid in includ 2 b/w snapshots of military bands on the march; postcard from Amra McDowell addressed to Geo. Sadlo...
Dates: 1918 - 1921

Harold S. Sherwin WWI archive, 1915-1919

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Identifier: 2001-026
Content Description Four pocket diaries by Harold S. Sherwin of the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Mounted Brigade; two photograph albums containing a total of 121 photographs plus a signed portrait of Sherwin; 3 postcards; 2 programmes for races and steeplechases; materials found laid into a book; and typed transcriptions of the diaries.
Dates: 1915 - 1919

Henry Augustus Batchelor III WWI archive, 1914-1970

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Identifier: 2001-021
Scope and Contents Henry Augustus Batchelor III, American from Saginaw, Michigan. Served briefly with the Lafayette Flying Corps in France from August 1917-March 1918. Was then transferred to the United States Air Service, serving as Chief Pilot and instructor at Moutchic-Lacanau from March 1918 to Armistice. He also served in the American Amublance Corps in France and, immediately after the war, in the service of the American Red Cross in the Balkans. Included in Batchelor's archive is correspondence to his...
Dates: 1914 - 1970

Hugo August "Hap" Gruenberg WWI archive, 1917-1972

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Identifier: 1991-008
Scope and Contents Consists of the personal ephemera and photographs of Private 1st Class Hugo A. "Happy" Gruenberg of Ambulance Company 167, 117th Sanitary Train, 42nd (Rainbow) Division, American Expeditionary Forces.The personal ephemera includes Gruenberg's diary kept during 1917-1918; soldier's pay record book; Gruenberg's dog tags and brass key on a leather thong, as well as one pair of regulation leather leggings; photocopied press cuttings of Gruenberg's obituaries and memorial and funeral...
Dates: 1917 - 1972

Jean Carlisle Barnes WWI ephemera, 1913-1943

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Identifier: 2001-071
Scope and Contents Collection of materials belonging to 1st Lieut. Jean Carlisle Barnes of the U.S. 303 Field Signal Battalion, WWI. Items include his Soldier's Diary and Record Book, photographs, military documents and certificates. Found with these materials are war ration books and other miscellaneous items from the WWII era.
Dates: 1913 - 1943

John Archibald Campbell Colston WWI diaries, 1914-1915

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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

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