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Elmer E. Heinton First World War correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2014-127-w-r

Scope and Contents

This collection contains various high school records, documents, correspondence, and newspaper articles pertaining to Private Elmer E. Heinton, American Expeditionary Force and Carl Heinton.

  • Five school reports congratulating Elmer on receiving the high school honor and merit roll.
  • One report card for Elmer E. Heinton for June 1910.
  • One commencement invitation for the high school class of 1912.
  • One Letter from November 1918, written in French.
  • One paper, written on front and back, entitled "The Fool".
  • One correspondence, typed, from November 1918.
  • Two unmarked postcards
  • One application by Elmer E. Heinton for the Infantry Officers' Reserve Corps, October 1917.
  • Two typed pages of song lyrics.
  • One folder of soldiers stories written by Mabel Stafford
  • One section of newspaper, "The First Yank Over There" detailing the life of Louis Bartenolli.
  • One flyer "Fix Your Objective!" dated November 1936.
  • One Photograph of a bronze memorial tablet erected at The Lakeside Hospital.
  • One Book, blue 13"x11.5" "pictorial Album of the First Over There". Ohio: Scientific Illustrating Studios, 1919.


  • 1909 September 23 - 1918 November 16

Language of Materials

The materials in this collection are in English and French.

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 (1 folder)


This collection contains correspondence and records relating to Pvt. Elmer E. Heinton, AEF and Carl Heinton around the First World War, dated 1909-1919.


This collection is arranged chronologically, when possible.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The provenance of this collection is unknown. Legacy donation to Andrew Carroll.

Finding Aid for Elmer E. Heinton First World War correspondence
Daniel Levy
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Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States