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Lindstadt brothers First World War correspondence

 Collection — Box: WWI 6, Folder: 1-3, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: 2014-031-w-rd

Content Description

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This collection contains 82 letters written by Varnie Lindstadt and Robert Lindstadt during the First World War. They wrote to family, specifically to their sister Clara, a third brother Elmer, and to their mother Sophia. Also included in the collection are letters by several other soldiers writing to members of the Lindstadt family.

Some of the authors in this collection are connected with some of the authors in ACC# 2014.032.w "Dorothy Hornberger First World War Correspondence" Some of them were possibly friends.


  • 1917 December 4 - 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.

Biographical / Historical

Varnie Lindstadt served with Company A, 339th Field Artillery, American Expeditionaty Force and Robert Lindstadt served with Company E, 33rd Engineers, American Expeditionary Force. They both served overseas in England and France.


0.2 Linear Feet (3 folders)

Language of Materials



The collection contains the correspondence of Varnie and Robert Lindstadt, USA, during the First World War.


This collection has been arranged by author and date.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Scott Glemby. Legacy collection from Andrew Carroll.

Finding Aid for the Lindstadt brothers 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