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Edwin G. Frick First World War correspondence

 Collection — Box: WWI 2, Folder: 6-15, Folder: 1-10
Identifier: 2014-038-w-r

Content Description

This collection contains letters from Sgt. Edwin G. Frick, USArmy during the First World War to his family and girlfriend, Elizabeth, from 1917 until his death in 1919. Most of his letters were written from France. Part of this correspondence includes letters that he received from Elizabeth.

Folder 1
  • 2 letters to family
  • 1 letter from Elizabeth to Mrs. Frick
  • 1 letter to Ed from Mary

Folder 2
  • 5 letters to family
  • 5 letters to Elizabeth
  • 1 letter to Ed from unknown

Folder 3
  • 10 letters to family
  • 9 postcards

Folder 4
  • 15 letters to family
  • 1 postcard

Folder 5
  • 7 letters to family

Folder 6
  • 9 letters to family

Folder 7
  • 1 letter from the Army
  • 5 letters to family
  • 1 letter to Ed from Elizabeth

Folder 8
  • 8 letters to family
  • 1 letter from Elizabeth

Folder 9
  • 4 envelopes addressed to Mrs. Frick
  • 1 letter from Elizabeth
  • 1 letter to Mrs. Frick from Edith R. Parrish
  • 1 letter to son from daddy (author or reciever unknown)
  • 3 letters from Ed
  • 1 history note about Federalists versus Anti-Federalists
  • 1 letter to Ed from Mary
  • 1 partial letter
  • 1 poem

Folder 10
  • 1 Justice J. Frick Discharge letter (removed from cloth binding stamped with Army seal)


  • 1917 August 21 - 1942 October 10
  • Majority of material found within 1917 August 21 - 1920 March 11

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.


0.5 Linear Feet (10 folders)

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This collection contains letters written by Sgt. Edwin G. Frick, AEF during the First World War.


The collection is arranged by author and then chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Shirley Meissner
Finding Aid for the Edwin G. Frick First World War correspondence
Lauren Menges
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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