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Alice Welford WWI photograph album and military nursing lecture journal, 1911-1918

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Identifier: 2010-064
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

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

Bert Hebbes WWI letters, 1916-1920

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Identifier: 2007-017
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

Charles Edward Harrison ephemera, Undated

 Collection
Identifier: 1000-047
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). 
Dates: Undated

H.M.S. Digby WWI photograph album, 1914-1915

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Identifier: 2009-007
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

I.J. Clendinnen WWI-era scrapbook, 1910-1922

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Identifier: 1000-050
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

Percy Douglas Willcock WWI military lecture notes, 1916

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Identifier: 1995-008
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: 1916

William Hammond Smith WWI correspondence

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Identifier: 2001-022
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

William Robins war machine invention documents, 1912-1920

 Collection
Identifier: 1995-017
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