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Augustus Loftus diplomatic correspondence, 1821-1904

 Collection
Identifier: 1984-001
Scope and Contents Augustus William Frederick Spencer Loftus (b.1817 - d.1904) was a British Lord in diplomatic service to Europe and Russia from 1837-1899. The correspondence consists of 105 autograph letters and notes, 1 typed/handwritten letter, 2 typed letters, and 21 envelopes addressed to Loftus but without corresponding contents. Nearly all of the letters and notes are to Lord Augustus and/or Lady Loftus from members of the nobility of Great Britain and Europe, including members of the...
Dates: 1821 - 1904

Carl August Rothenheim WWI memoir, 1914-1919

 Item
Identifier: 2001-011
Scope and Contents A unique scrapbook from a lieutenant colonel in the German army. Probably bound after the war (as all pages seem to exhibit the same extent of wear), Rothenheim compiled an extraordinary number of photographs, newspaper clippings, field post cards, train tickets and military maps detailing troop movements throughout the approximate five years he was enlisted. Stationed in and around Lille in northern France (near the Belgium border), Rothenheim photographed military life; his comrades in gas...
Dates: 1914 - 1919

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: ...
Dates: 1914 - 1940