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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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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 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.

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