Special Collections -- Manuscripts -- World War, 1914-1918.
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents A WWI sailor log of Alfred George Lawson on the U. S. S. Paulding from 1917-1919, which describes Lawon's experiences on the U. S. destroyer and his daily activities. The U. S. S. Paulding's primary duty was to escort convoys and protect them from German u-boat attacks. Most of the entries are very brief, merely talking about the weather and whether they were in port or at sea. However, others are much more detailed, particularly in the cases where the U. S. S. Paulding sank a submarine or...
Dates: 1917 - 1919
Scope and Contents Contains "Denkschrift ueber die funkueberwachung ihre auswertung", by Andreas Figl. The second section is coded Austro-Hungarian correspondence between the Austro-Hungarian Foreign minister and his ambassadors to Germany, United Kingdom, and Russia, as well as "Otto". The third section includes coded and clear correspondence from a "Dr. Eiswalt"; The German Chancellor; the German foreign minister; a minister in Belgrade; the German ambassador to London; "Quadt", "Waldburg", "Wedel", Ambassador...
Dates: 1914 - 1951
Content Description Miscellaneous collection of World War I letters, some service record materials, and personal papers.
Dates: 1917 - 1941
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
Dates: circa 1917-1921
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
Dates: 1914 - 1917
Scope and Contents Approximately 300 letters and postcards from Hans von Steffins, a military aristocrat (7th Reserve Corps), to his wife Baronin Leoni Steffins. Included are a handful of letters and postcards from von Steffins to Countess Nini Pocci and to unidentified recipients.
Dates: 1914 - 1918
Scope and Contents Collection of materials belonging to 1st Lieut. Jean Carlisle Barnes of the U.S. 303 Field Signal Battalion, WWI. Items include his Soldier's Diary and Record Book, photographs, military documents and certificates. Found with these materials are war ration books and other miscellaneous items from the WWII era.
Dates: 1913 - 1943
Scope and Contents Diaries of John Archibald Campbell Colston, a John Hopkins urologist who served with the AEF during WWI. Documenting Colston's participation as one of the medical staff working for the AEF, tracing his activities from his departure on September 15, 1914 through Tuesday, February 23 the following year. A valuable first-hand look at the Great War, from the prospective of a doctor who served.
Dates: 1914 - 1915