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World War I Collection, 1917-1919 | Manuscripts

Collection Overview

Title: World War I Collection, 1917-1919Add to your cart.
ID: 01/AR0819
Extent: 5.0 Boxes
Arrangement: Collection retains its previous arrangement from the UNT Museum.
Languages: English

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Abstract

This collection contains various letters, diaries, pamphlets, circulars, press releases, lists, and forms pertaining to World War I and the World War I war effort.

Administrative Information

Repository: Manuscripts
Use Restrictions: Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.
Physical Access Note: Portions of this collection are stored off-site and require a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.  Boxes 4 and 5 are housed in the Research Collections Library.
Acquisition Source: University Museum
Acquisition Method: Transferred to Archives from the Historical Collection.
Preferred Citation: World War I Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections.
Finding Aid Revision History: Rachel Motes processed to this collection the accretions of Box 4 on July 3, 2017 and of Box 5 on July 21, 2017.
Other Note: This collection is transferred from the Historical Collection. Each series was donated as a separate collection to the former UNT museum.

Box and Folder Listing

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Box 1: World War I Letters and DiariesAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 641497
Series 1: Bonner LettersAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 1: Bonner Letters, 1918-1919Add to your cart.
Folder contains transcribed letters from soldiers McKenzie Bonner and Robert Crawford.
Series 2: Bradley LettersAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 2: Bradley Letters, 1918-1919Add to your cart.
Folder contains transcribed letters to Ed Bradley of Justin, Texas from soldiers Tom Collier, Jesse Lee Powers, H.D. McKinney, R.P Dooley, Joe C. Sistrunch, and B.F. Loveless.
Series 3: Clevenger LettersAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Clevenger Letters, 1919-02-05Add to your cart.
Folder contains transcribed letter from soldier Kenneth Davis.
Series 4: Dawson LettersAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Dawson Letters [1 of 2], 1918-1919Add to your cart.
Folder contains original letters and envelopes from Lt. J.L. Dawson and Corp. Arch Dawson to J.C. Dawson of Gainesville, Texas.
Folder 5: Dawson Letters [2 of 2], 1918-1919Add to your cart.
Folder contains original letters and envelopes from Corp. Arch G. Dawson and Lt. J.L. Dawson to J.C. Dawson of Gainesville, Texas and a clipping.
Series 5: Duncan LettersAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Duncan Letters, 1918-1919Add to your cart.
Folder contains transcribed letters to Mrs. S.L. Duncan from her son Pvt. Noah Benton Duncan.
Series 6: Gordon LettersAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Gordon Letter, 1919-04-08Add to your cart.
Folder contains transcribed letter to J.M. Gordon from Pvt. Chas W. Gordon.
Folder 8: Gordon Letters, 1919-04-08Add to your cart.
Folder contains original letter, envelope, and postcards to J.M. Gordon and family from Pvt. Chas W. Gordon.
Series 7: Hall LettersAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Hall Letters, 1918-1919Add to your cart.
Folder contains transcribed letters to family from Pvt. Forrest Hall.
Series 8: Harrison DiaryAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 10: Harrison Diary, 1919Add to your cart.
Folder contains World War I diary of soldier J.E. Harrison.
Folder 11: Harrison DiaryAdd to your cart.
Folder contains transcripts of World War I diary of soldier J.E. Harrison.
Series 9: Hodge LettersAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 12: Hodge Letters, 1918Add to your cart.
Folder contains transcribed letters from Haskell E. Dishman, Lt. M.B. Hodges, and Mrs. A.F. Smith.
Series 10: Dishman, Shafford, and Williams LettersAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 13: Dishman, Shafford, and Williams Letters, 1918-1919, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder contains original letters written by a World War wife, Lt. Williams, Chap. Doherty, and Haskell DIshman.
Series 11: Jagoe DiaryAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 14: Jagoe Diary, 1918Add to your cart.
Folder contains transcripts of World War I diary written by Lt. Walker M. Jagoe, 148th Aero Squadron.
Folder 15: Jagoe Diary, 1918Add to your cart.
Folder contains transcripts of World War I diary written by Lt. Walker M. Jagoe, 148th Aero Squadron.
Series 12: McDaniel LettersAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 16: McDaniel Letters, 1917-1919Add to your cart.
Folder contains transcribed letters from Pvt. Wyatt C. McDaniel.
Series 13: Williams LettersAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 17: Willams Letters, 1918-1919Add to your cart.
Folder contains transcribed letters written by Lt. Sam Williams.
Folder 18: Willams Letters, 1918-07-20 - 1918-08-20, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder contains transcribed letters written by Lt. Sam Williams.
Folder 19: Williams Letters, 1918-09-03 - 1918-09-23Add to your cart.
Folder contains transcribed letters written by Lt. Sam Williams.
Folder 20: Williams Letters, 1918-10-15 - 1918-11-30Add to your cart.
Folder contains transcribed letters written by Lt. Sam Williams.
Folder 21: Williams Letters, 1918-12-03 - 1919-01-27Add to your cart.
Folder contains transcribed letters written by Lt. Sam Williams.
Folder 22: Williams Letters, 1919-02-04 - 1919-03-27Add to your cart.
Folder contains transcribed letters written by Lt. Sam Williams.
Folder 23: Williams Letters, 1919-04-04 - 1919-05-21Add to your cart.
Folder contains transcribed letters written by Lt. Sam Williams.
Folder 24: Williams Letters, 1919-06-03 - 1919-12-03Add to your cart.
Folder contains transcribed letters written by Lt. Sam Williams.
Box 2: World War I Letters, Papers, and FormsAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 641498
Series 14: Mary Jackson PapersAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 1: Mary Jackson Papers, 1918, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder contains correspondence and papers pertaining to war effort and nursing of Mary Jackson of Celina, Texas.
Folder 2: Mary Jackson Papers, 1918, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder contains correspondence of Mary Jackson of Celina, Texas and pamphlets, booklets, and brochures concerning the American Red Cross and womens contributions to war effort.
Series 15: Rondeau DiaryAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 3: Rondeau Diary, 1918-10-16 - 1918-11-19Add to your cart.
Folder contains transcript of translated diary of Sgt. Charles Rondeau.
Series 16: Smith LetterAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 4: Smith Letter, 1918-12-02Add to your cart.
Folder contains letter from Mrs. A.F. Smith of Frisco, Texas to Dr. J.E. Stover concerning Pvt. A.F. Smith.
Series 17: Hodges LetterAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 5: Hodges Letter, 1918-07-02Add to your cart.
Folder contains letter from Lt. M.B. Hodges to his parents.
Series 18: Heatly PapersAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Heatly Papers, 1919-10-07Add to your cart.
Folder contains correspondence and citation for Homer Heatly.
Series 19: Curry PapersAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Curry Papers, 1919, 197?Add to your cart.
Folder contains reports, copies of letters, and a citation for Elery Curry.
Series 20: World War I Soldiers PhotographAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 8: World War I Soldiers Photograph, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder contains photograph of Capt. Vanderkooi, Lt. Rex Cunningham, Lt. Sam Williams, and Lt. Dan Leiper at Camp Bullis, Leon Springs, Texas with description of fates of the soldiers during subsequent war.
Series 21: CircularsAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 9: Circulars, 1918, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder contains circulars pertaining to war and war effort.
Series 22: Press ReleaseAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 10: Press Release, 1918-09-07Add to your cart.
Folder contains Committee on Public Information press release.
Series 23: J.B. Price ClippingAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 11: J.B. Price Clipping, 1943-12-07Add to your cart.
Folder contains newspaper clipping pertaining to 1918 letter written by Sgt. Jacob Price during war.
Series 24: Rogers PapersAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 12: Rogers Papers, 1919-04Add to your cart.
Folder contains Minutes of State Convention of Texas Division World War Veterans.
Series 25: Armistice Day ProclamationAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 13: Amistice Day Proclamation, 1941-10-23Add to your cart.
Folder contains Armistice Day Proclamation of Colorado Governor Ralph Carr.
Series 26: World War I Registration CardAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 14: World War I Registration Card, 1917-06-05Add to your cart.
 
Series 27: Liberty Bond FormsAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 15: Liberty Bond Forms, 1918Add to your cart.
Folder contains Liberty Bond Forms (B-C).
Folder 16: Liberty Bond Forms, 1918Add to your cart.
Folder contains Liberty Bond Forms (D-K).
Series 28: World War I Clothing SlipsAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 17: World War I Clothing Slips, 1918Add to your cart.
 
Series 29: Induction PapersAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 18: Induction PapersAdd to your cart.
Folder contains lists relating induction data.
Series 30: J. Paul Jones LedgerAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 19: J. Paul Jones LedgerAdd to your cart.
Folder contains ledger in Arabic script.
Series 31: ChartAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 20: ChartAdd to your cart.
 
Series 32: World War I Letters and DiariesAdd to your cart.
 
Item 21: World War I Letters and Diaries, 1943Add to your cart.
Published by the State Historical Collection, Denton, Texas.
Box 3: World War I Draft Papers and ReleasesAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 641499
Series 33: Draft Notices and NumbersAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 1: Draft Notices, 1917-08-06Add to your cart.
Folder contains Notices to Appear before the draft board of Denton, Texas.
Folder 2: Draft Numbers [1 of 3]Add to your cart.
Folder contains the order of the drawing of draft numbers.
Folder 3: Draft Numbers [2 of 3]Add to your cart.
Folder contains the order of the drawing of draft numbers.
Folder 4: Draft Numbers [3 of 3]Add to your cart.
Folder contains the order of the drawing of draft numbers.
Folder 5: Discharge List, 1917-05-18Add to your cart.
Folder contains list of persons exempted or discharged from service.
Series 34: Armistice Announcement CircularAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 6: Armistice Announcement Circular, 1918-11-03Add to your cart.
Folder contains Armistice announcement circular from the Denton Record Chronicle.
Series 35: Department of Agriculture Press ReleasesAdd to your cart.
 
Folder 7: Department of Agriculture Press Releases, 1917Add to your cart.
Folder contains several press releases from the Department of Agriculture pertaining to nutrition, food preservation, and gardening.
Box 4: World War I PublicationsAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 708149
Series 36: The Free Lance publicationAdd to your cart.
 
Item 1: The Free Lance, Vol. 5 No. 3, March 1917Add to your cart.
Item states that it was “Entered as second-class matter Oct. 1, 1912 at the post office at Dallas, Texas, under act of March 3, 1879.”
Note: Contains a note that states, “Vertical File Box #5, Folder: Free Lance”
Series 37: French PublicationsAdd to your cart.
 
Item 2: La Defense de Verdun, Documents de la Section Photographique de L’armee, 1916Add to your cart.
Edite par Le Pays de France
Item 3: La Guerre: Documents de la Section Photographique de L’Armee (Ministere de la Guerre), Librairie Armand ColinAdd to your cart.
Fascicule VIII: Armes et Munitions
Item 4: La Guerre: Documents de la Section Photographique de L’Armee (Ministere de la Guerre), Librairie Armand ColinAdd to your cart.
Fascicule IX: En Artois
Item 5: La Guerre: Documents de la Section Photographique de L’Armee (Ministere de la Guerre), Librairie Armand ColinAdd to your cart.
Fascicule X: Avions et Autos
Note: Pictures are cut out from various pages.
Item 6: La Guerre: Documents de la Section Photographique de L’Armee (Ministere de la Guerre), Librairie Armand ColinAdd to your cart.
Fascicule XI: Prisonniers et Trophees
Note: Pictures are cut out from various pages.
Box 5: French Maps and Wally CartoonsAdd to your cart.
 
Barcode: 708100
Item 1: [Folded Map] Carte “UNIC” Champs de Bataille De VerdunAdd to your cart.
Edition des “Visions de Guerre,” 34. Rue Mazel a Verdun.  Face Monument de la Victoire.
Language: French
Item 2: [Folded Map] Carte Routiere pour Automobilistes & Cyclistes – Environs de Paris, Section Nord-estAdd to your cart.
 
Language: French
Item 3: [Long Hard-back Book] Wally: His Cartoons of the A.E.F, 1917Add to your cart.
Dedication page states, “These cartoons by Private Abian A. Wallgren, U.S.M.C., are Dedicated To - ”
Note: There is a J. W. Murray signature on the inside front cover

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