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World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Gary Giessmann Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2156
Scope and Contents


Collector. Letters (1862-1863) from Union soldier, Robert Stansberry, to his family; business records (1904-1929) from the Southwest Merchandise Company; Sanders family correspondence and records (1870-1957); a diary (1886) by an unknown author recounting a trip from Carrolton, Arkansas, to Indian Territory; letters (1918) from Charles Robert Edgerly to his family regarding his military training; and various printed materials including pocket editions of the New Testament, song books, and medical books.

Dates: 1862-1994

Mrs. Bruce Selby Collection

 Collection — Box S-38
Identifier: WHC-M-993
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Correspondence (1917-1919) from American soldiers in Europe during World War I along with ration coupons and booklets (1942-1945) dispensed by the government during World War II. Esther Moore Selby Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1917-1968

Stuart Ramsay Tompkins Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-619

Historian. Personal and professional correspondence (1932-1956); Tompkins' book manuscripts (n.d.) on the Soviet Union; lecture notes (n.d.) used by Tompkins in his classes on Russian history; student grade registers (1932-1955) from Tompkins' courses at the University of Oklahoma; and Tompkins' diary (1917) detailing his experiences with the Sixth Canadian Trench Mortar Battery in France during World War I.

Dates: 1917-1956