01/AR0229 Guide to the Victor Lauderdale Collection Lauderdale - World War I Finding Aid Authors: Laurel Alexander.

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Guide to the Victor Lauderdale Collection 1917/1919 Manuscripts Overview of the Collection Victor Lauderdale Collection 1917-1919 1918 01/AR0229 1.00 English French Manuscripts Books and papers of Victor Edward Lauderdale, mostly postcards and letters. Administrative History:

Victor Edward Lauderdale was a corporal and member of the first platoon and in charge of the 5th squad during World War I.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Topical Term: World War, 1914-1918.
Administrative Information Acquisition Information:

Gift

Conditions Governing Use:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Archives and Rare Books department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is not restricted.

Preferred Citation:

Victor Lauderdale Collection, University of North Texas Special Collections

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

Collection is housed in the UNT Archives and Rare Book department vault. Advance notice for use is preferred. Please contact the UNT Archives and Rare Book department for further information.

Arrangement of Materials:

Chronological.

Scope and Contents

Contains postcards, booklets, a photograph and certificate, and letters written by Victor Edward Lauderdale during World War I.

Detailed List of Contents id79061 1 1917-1919 704028 Scope and Contents

Contains letters, postcards, and artifacts of V. Lauderdale.

id79062 1 1 Envelope and Postcard 1919-07-20 Scope and Contents

Contains an envelope addressed to Corporal V.E. Lauderdale and a postcard with a letter on reverse from Daquin.

id79063 1 2 First Platoon Scope and Contents

Contains a list of the first platoon with 1st through 6th Squads as well as guides and leaders.

id79064 1 3 American Red Cross - French and English Writing 1919-06-26 Scope and Contents

Contains one page of American Red Cross stationary. Handwritten in a combination of English and French of what the author did and saw.

id79065 1 4 Certificate - Corporal Victor Lauderdale 1919-01-01 Scope and Contents

Contains certificate of the appointment of Victor Lauderdale as a Corporal in the Army of the United States of America, signed by Earl Boothe and Major A.J.J.

id79066 1 5 Instructions for Troops Scope and Contents

Contains a thick card with string attached of instructions for troops aboard a ship with punched out meals of the month and penciled in numbers.

id79067 1 6 Correspondence - V.E. Lauderdale to J.R. Lauderdale 1918-11-14 Scope and Contents

Contains a typed letter and envelope from Corporal V.E. Lauderdale to his father, Mr. J.R. Lauderdale.

id79068 1 7 Photograph - Boxing 1918 Scope and Contents

Contains a black and white photograph of young men boxing in uniform. Inscribed, "Ed Lauderdale in France, some chums boxing, V.E. Lauderdale in France."

id79069 1 8 Individual Pay Record Book - Corporal Victor Lauderdale 1919 Scope and Contents

Contains the pay record book of Cpl Victor Lauderdale, No. 295684 in a cardboard paper sleeve.

id79070 1 9 Correspondence - V.E. Lauderdale to Mother 1919-05-11 Scope and Contents

Contains a letter and envelope, addressed to J.R. Lauderdale, from Victor Lauderdale to his mother, name unknown.

id79071 1 10 The Soldier-Citizen and His Home Town 1919-01-01 Scope and Contents

Contains a booklet titled The Soldier-Citizen and His Home Town, information for soldiers about living in the war-time after the service written by Eda Amberg and William H. Allen, and published by the Educational Bureau.

id79072 1 11 Division Insignia 1919 Scope and Contents

Contains a booklet that details different army divisions serving under Pershing's American Expeditionary Forces in World War I, complete with maps and insignias.

id79073 1 12 Seeing New York 1919 Scope and Contents

Contains a map of New York City and advice for men in uniform on how to navigate the town.

id79074 1 13 Plan De Paris Scope and Contents

Contains a booklet in French of streets, large monuments, transportation, and maps of Paris.

id79075 1 14 Post Cards - Chaumont: Haut-Marne Scope and Contents

Contains a booklet of 24 postcards of landscapes in Chaumont, France.

id79076 1 15 Post Cards - Panthéon de la Guerre 1918 Scope and Contents

Contains postcards of the images from the painting Panthéon de la Guerre, which depicted events of World War I.

id79077 1 16 Post Cards - Pau Scope and Contents

Contains a booklet of 24 detatchable post cards with images from La Basses Pyrénées, in the South East of France.

id79078 1 17 Post Cards - Barèges Scope and Contents

Contains a booklet of 24 detachable post cards with images of Barèges, France.

id79079 1 18 Pocket Pronouncing Dictionary - French and English Scope and Contents

Contains a combination pocket pronunciation French to English/English to French dictionary. Inscription on inside, "V. E. Lauderdale, HQ Co. HQ Br, GH2 American E7, France, 295684".

id79080 1 19 Post Cards - Château de Pau Scope and Contents

Contains a booklet of 24 post cards with images of Pau, France and Château de Pau.

id79081 1 20 Post Cards - Ce Qu'ils Ont Fait de Soissons Avant et Après Scope and Contents

Contains a booklet of 24 postcards with images of Soissons, France before and after World War I.

id79082 1 21 Post Cards - Bourges Scope and Contents

Contains a booklet of 12 post cards with images of Bourges, France.

id79083 1 22 Post Cards - Souvenir D'Orléans Scope and Contents

Contains a booklet of 12 postcards with images of Orléans, France.

id79084 1 23 Post Cards - Various Scope and Contents

Contains loose postcards with various images of France.

id79085 1 24 Post Cards - V.E. Lauderdale to Family 1918-09-22 Scope and Contents

Contains various postcards written by Victor Lauderdale to various members of his family, including J.R., Roberta, Ellen, and Ed Lauderdale.

id79086 1 25 Moreau Éditeur and S. Lauderdale Envelope Scope and Contents

Contains part of an envelope, addressed to S. Lauderdale and a possible back page of a booklet which says "Moreau Éditeur Versailles" with an insignia of a line with floral decorations running through it.

id83736 2 World War I Newspapers 624198