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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 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

Charles Alfred Bredin WWI-era papers, 1918-1968

Identifier: 2001-020
Scope and Contents A collection pf papers, letters and ephemera relating to Charles Alfred Bredin. A Diary and some materials set during his time in Co. D, 317th Machine Gun Battalion, 81st Division, AEF during the first World War. He later served with the 15th Infantry Regt. in China. Correspondence with his fiance, Grace Manning (AKA Olivia Lee Bredin). Bredin was originally from New York, and later moved to Tulsa in the 1930s.
Dates: 1918 - 1968; Majority of material found within 1926 - 1936

Charles G. Aldrich WWI-era photograph album, 1917-1920

Identifier: 2012-033
Scope and Contents This collection documents the time of Charles G. Aldrich and his time in Siberia from 1917-1920. Aldrich was with the American Army/Navy, YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association). The photos document his time in Vladivostok during the Civil War. There are photos of a few other areas, including his time aboard the ship America, etc., but the majority are of Vladivostok. Included are a couple pieces of ephemera (hand drawn card, and certificate from G. S. Phelps, National Secretary to Russia...
Dates: 1917 - 1920

Ed Granger journal, 1917-1919

Identifier: D640 .G73-1919-Undrsz
Scope and Contents The diary of Lieutenant Ed Granger from Aug 1917 through Jun 1919. Lt. Granger was a dentist and served the 138th Infantry Regt., 35th Infantry Div. Granger writes about his experiences in WWI. He trained at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma.
A manuscript diary, written is dos-a dos fashion, several pages have been torn out.
Dates: 1917 - 1919

F. Watkins WWI diary, 1919

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

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