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John LaForest First World War correspondence

 Collection — Box: WWI 3, Folder: 2
Identifier: 2017-160-w-r

Scope and Contents

This collection contains one correspondence written by John LaForest (Rank Unknown), American Expeditionary Forces, to his parents during the First World War. LaForest wrote this letter 16 days after Armistice. In the letter, LaForest wrote about traveling from Verdun to Marnay, France, the armistice being signed, and coming back home.

Dates

  • 1918 November 27

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

John LaForest was born in Tupper Lake, NY (date unknown) and grew up in Piercefield, NY. After the First World War ended, LaForest moved back to Tupper Lake and spent the rest of his life there.

Extent

.08 Linear feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This collection contains one correspondence written by John LaForest, American Expeditionary Forces, to his parents during the First World War.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Fleurette Rolley

Title
Finding Aid for the John LaForest First World War correspondence
Status
Completed
Author
John Encarnacion
Date
8/24/2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Center for American War Letters Archives Repository

Contact:
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange CA 92866 United States