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Correspondence -- World War, 1914-1918

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 240 Collections and/or Records:

Lloyd L. Rawlings First World War correspondece

 Collection — Box WWI 5, Folder: 13
Identifier: 2017-167-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence and registration copies for Lloyd L. Rawlings during the First World War.

Dates: 1918 October 23

Alfred Robinson First World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWI 2, Folder: 20, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2015-010-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence from Alfred Robinson, AEF to his mother during the First World War. One additional piece of correspondence was written by a woman named Ella Lamphear in 1894.

Dates: 1894 December 5 - 1934 April 4; Majority of material found within 1918 April 15 - 1920 May 28

Mack Hobart Royal First World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWI 1, Folder: 17-18, Folder: 1-2
Identifier: 2014-054-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains three letters from Mack Hobart Royal, USA to his family during the First World War.

Dates: 1918 October 21 - 1919 February 4; Majority of material found in 1919 - 1919

Vera L. Sawyer First World War correspondence

 Collection — Flat-box 1
Identifier: 2019-095-s-r
Abstract

This collection contains two binders of typewritten transcriptions of correspondence to Vera L. Sawyer during the First World War. Also included in this collection are photographs. The correspondence were from various authors who served overseas during the war including nurses of the American Red Cross. One binder contains correspondence from various authors during the war. The other binder contains correspondence from Henrietta A. Kilbourn while she traveled to various places in Asia.

Dates: 1915 July 11 - 1928 July 27

Lloyd M. Seibert First World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWI 6, Folder: 15-17, Folder: 1-3
Identifier: 2017-684-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence from Cpl. Lloyd M. Seibert, AEF to his wife during the First World War. Also included are one unit newspaper and one promotion certificate.

Dates: 1919 March 11 - 1919 June 12

Series 1, Correspondence from Hilda McKay to Chester McKay, 1918 October 26 - 1919 May 31

 Series — Box WWI 5, Folder: 1-2 of 6
Scope and Contents This series contains 14 letters written to Army Private Chester McKay from his wife, Hilda, who lived in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania. The correspondence was written at the end of World War I while Chester was serving overseas. He was sent over at the very end of the war. The correspondence describes activities on the homefront to mark the end of the war and Hilda frequently relays news reports of soldiers returning home.A November 23, 1918 letter mentions a parade in...
Dates: 1918 October 26 - 1919 May 31

Series 1, Correspondence to Lillian Cleage , 1918 September 30 - 1919 January 19

 Series — Box WWI 4, Folder: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This series contains 15 postcards from Pvt. Earl B. Cleage, AEF to his sister Lillian Cleage. This series also contains a note from the donor. Most of the dates are illegible so they are arranged in original donor order. This series contains beautiful postcards from this era, most have coinciding French text. Most of what Cleage wrote to his sister were simply acknowledgements that he was still alive, she was in his thoughts, and asking her to write him a letter soon. Two postcards have the...
Dates: 1918 September 30 - 1919 January 19

Series 1, First World War correspondence from Rob Arnold, 1916 - 1918

 Series — Box WWII 42, Folder: 3, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

This series contains correspondence written by Rob Arnold to his sister, Pauline Arnold, during the First World War.

Dates: 1916 - 1918

Series 1, George Philip Blind First World War correspondence, 1917 October 1, 1923-04-28

 Series — Box WWI 13, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents This series contains one folder entitled correspondence. This series contains an inventory and biographical information provided by the donor. This series also contains correspondence from Corporal George Phillip Blind to his sister Helen Jennette Blind and his sister Linnian E. Blind during the First World War as well as a photo of Blind and an obituary. Blind served as Corporal in Battery D, Reg #62, Artillery Corps. He was stationed at Fort Scott in San Francisco. He was the uncle of...
Dates: 1917 October 1; 1923-04-28

Series 2, Correspondence from family members to Chester McKay, 1918 October 22 - 1919 February 17

 Series — Box WWI 5, Folder: 3 of 6
Scope and Contents This series contains 11 letters written by various family members to Chester McKay, while he was serving overseas at the end of World War I. Many of the letters were written by McKay's sister, Nettie. There are also letters from his brother-in-law, Harry, who was also serving in World War I, and a man named George, who may have been McKay's brother-in-law. In a Nov 18, 1918 letter, Nettie writes about how soldiers are allowed to wear uniforms for three months “after they are...
Dates: 1918 October 22 - 1919 February 17

Series 2, Correspondence to Mrs. A. B. Cleage and Clifford Cleage , 1918 September 20 - 1919 February 6

 Series — Box WWI 4, Folder: 2, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents This series contains 3 postcards from Pvt. Earl B. Cleage, AEF to his mother, Mrs. A.B. Cleage, 1 postcard to his brother, Clifford Cleage, and 2 postcards that are unspecified. Most of the dates are illegible so they are arranged in original donor order. The postcards in this series also feature some beautiful postcards from this era, some with coinciding French text. Some postcards have photos of scenes of French towns, including the street Rue Maison Dieu in the town of Laignes and the...
Dates: 1918 September 20 - 1919 February 6

Series 3, First and Second World Wars correspondence with the Haddon Family, 1917 - 1952

 Series — Box WWII 42, Folder: 5, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents This series contains correspondence with men from the Haddon family during the First and Second World War. Serviceman Thomas David Haddon, (rank and branch of service unknown) wrote to his wife, Florence Haddon during, the First World War. U.S. Navy serviceman (rank unknown) Earl Haddon, son of Thomas David Haddon, wrote to Mrs. John W. Nelson during the Second World War. The series also contains Thomas David Haddon's Register of Deeds card, dated May 20,...
Dates: 1917 - 1952

Series 3, Other correspondence, 1918 December 14 - 1918 December 30

 Series — Box WWI 5, Folder: 4 of 6
Scope and Contents

This series contains two letters. One was written by a woman name Louise to Chester McKay. The letter also mentions Hilda although her connection to the McKays is unclear.

The other letter is from George to Harry, who was serving in World War I. The letters suggest that George and Harry are Chester McKay's brothers-in-law. The letter discusses soldiers returning home and the events of the holidays. It also makes mention of censorship restrictions being lifted.

Dates: 1918 December 14 - 1918 December 30

Series 7, First World War correspondence from Herbert Taylor, 1917 - 1924

 Series — Box WWII 42, Folder: 10, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

This series contains correspondence written by serviceman Herbert Taylor, Company B, 136th Infantry Regiment, to Marie A. Charles during and after the First World War.

Dates: 1917 - 1924

Martin Shapiro Second World War letter

 Collection — Box WWII 13, Folder: 15, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-237-wc-r
Abstract

This collection contains a letter from PFC. Martin Shapiro during the Second World War.

Dates: 1944 October 3

Sharp family First and Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWI 3, Folder: 22, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-227-w-rd
Abstract

This collection contains one letter and one postcard from the Sharp family. The postcard was sent by Merril Sharp, USA, during the First World War. The letter was sent by Marvin Sharp, USN, during the Second World War.

Dates: 1919 May 9 - 1943 May 1

George L. Sillman First World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWI 3, Folder: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2017-201-w-rd
Abstract

This collection contains two correspondence written by Sergeant George L. Sillman, Machine Gun Company, 2nd Washington Infantry, during the First World War.

Dates: 1917 June 25

Arthur E. Sipherd First World War collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2018-138-w-r
Abstract

This collections contains a uniform, a diary, correspondence, and French postcards belonging to Pvt. Arthur E. Sipherd, USA during and after the First World War.

Dates: 1918 - 1920 December 20

Paul M. Spear First World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWI 6, Folder: 12
Identifier: 2017-275-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence from Cpl. Paul M. Spear, AEF, to his parents and brother during the First World War.

Dates: 1917 September 14 - 1919 March 2

Harold A. Spencer First World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWI 13, Folder: 16, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2018-100-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains nine letters and four postcards from Pvt. Harold A. "Horace" Spencer, AEF to Jean I. Wilson during the First World War.

Dates: 1917 December 12 - 1919 March 28

Swanson Family First and Second World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWII 63, Folder: 1-6, Folder: 1-6
Identifier: 2017-719-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence from T/5 George E. Swanson, USA to his parents and sister during the Second World War. It also contains correspondence from Edwin Georg Swanson to Gerda Bohm during the First World War.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1917 - 1919; Majority of material found within 1944 - 1945

Karl Switzer First World War correspondence

 Collection — Box WWI 3, Folder: 20, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2018-066-w-r
Abstract

This collection contains one letter from Pvt. Karl Switzer, AEF to his father Albert during the First World War.

Dates: 1917 September 21