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Charles Eggeling First World War correspondence

 Collection — Box: WWI 1, Folder: 1-7
Identifier: 2013-079-w-rd

Scope and Contents

This collection is available online in Chapman University's Digital Commons:

This collection consists of personal correspondence, documents, photographs and other ephemera belonging to Private Charles Eggeling, 111th Machine Gun Battallion.

Letters come from different individuals, including friends and family. The bulk of the collection of letters originate from Charles Eggeling to Irene Donnelly.

This collection also include a small diary kept by Charles Eggeling.


  • 1918 October 27-1919 April 19

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions. For further copyright information, please contact the archivist.


0.2 Linear Feet (6 folders)


Correspondence to and from Pvt. Charles Eggeling, USA, 111th Machine Gun Battallion, during his service in France as part of the American Expeditionary Force, 1918-1919. Also included in this collection are military documents, a diary, photographs, and ephemera from his time in France.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Irene F. Eggeling.
Finding Aid for the Charles Eggeling First World War correspondence
Maria Yanez
Description rules
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States