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World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

A. Richard Angell letters, 1918-1919

 Collection
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

 Item
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 Rumsey Bissell Marston WWI letters, 1918-1919

 Collection
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

Corinna Haven Putnam and Joseph Lindon Smith WWI archive, 1914-1958

 Collection
Identifier: 2009-038
Scope and Contents Catalog of World War I archive of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lindon Smith of material gathered while preparing their work Rising above the Ruins in France.
These materials are in English and French.
Dates: 1914 - 1958; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1921

Diary of section VIII, American ambulance field service, 1917

 Item
Identifier: 1000-063
Content Description The Group Diary of Sec. VIII, American Ambulance Field Service is unprocessed. Photo album. US.
Dates: 1917

Edward E. MacMorland WWI archive, 1914-1977

 Collection
Identifier: 2000-008
Scope and Contents Approximately 100 WWI-era letters and diary.
Dates: 1914 - 1977

Edward Thomas Van Wart WWI diaries

 File
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

Ferdinand Huszti Horvath WWI archive, 1914-1930

 Collection
Identifier: 1000-073
Scope and Contents Manuscript, correspondence, photographs, original sketches, and maps of Ferdinand Huszti Horvath, who served in the Austro-Hungarian army. The manuscripts consist of Horvath's draft for the publication of his memoir "Captured!" in which he describes his capture and internment by Russians, and his eventual escape.
These materials are in Hungarian and English.
Dates: 1914 - 1930; Majority of material found within 1914 - 1918

George J. Arvedon WWI archive

 Item
Identifier: 2001-027
Content Description Typescripts of memoirs; YWCA theatre programs; military service documents; correspondence; souvenir postcards; issues of "Let's Go" newspaper; photo album with captions.
Dates: 1918 - 1919