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A. Richard Angell letters, 1918-1919

Identifier: 2001-024
Scope and Contents 2 personal letters written by A. Richard Angell to "Miss Violet" about his feelings on the war and on the character and death of Theodore Roosevelt.
Dates: 1918 - 1919

A Soldier's Capture at the Front: A Memoir

Identifier: 2001-030
Content Description A handwritten memoir of a soldier's (British officer's) capture at the front, life in a prison camp, and his various escapes. Written in Scotland, December 1917. The soldier, whose identity is known only by his first name "Gordon", served with the 7th Battalion of the 1st British Columbia Regiment (CEF) and No. 2 Company of the 16th Battalion.
Dates: 1916 - 1917

Ben Byrnes collection of Charles Gaston Clement letters

Identifier: 2010-055
Scope and Contents Contains many of the letters of Charles G. Clement home during the first part of his time in the army. Also contains materials noting his mother's search to discover where he was buried and the 1930 Pilgrimage of War Mothers and Widows to visit his grave. There are also some letters to her younger son, Dennis.
Dates: 1913 - 1962; Majority of material found within 1916 - 1919

Ben Byrnes collection of Henry F. Ayres WWI diary and documents, 1918-1979

Identifier: 2010-017
Scope and Contents Diary of Henry Fairfax Ayers. Diary embossed on cover H.F. Ayres Lt. Col. V.C.A. U.S.A. Includes 3-ring binder of extensive research from Virginia Military Institute. There is a copy of a war time picture of Ayres in the binder, as well as a photo of the painting of Ayres done by Norman Rockwell. There is also a complete hard copy transcription of the diary.
Dates: 1918 - 1979

Ben Byrnes collection of Howe Campbell WWI letters, 1917-1919

Identifier: 2010-025
Scope and Contents Handwritten letters and postcards with envelopes. Campbell served in the 302nd Engineers, 77th Division.
Dates: 1917 - 1919

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

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

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

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

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

Carl August Rothenheim WWI memoir, 1914-1919

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

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