Showing Collections: 1 - 11 of 11
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16557
Content Description This collection contains eighty-five letters and associated documents of Harold "Hal" Blote, a volunteer of the American Ambulance Field Service in World War I. The letters are primarily those of Blote but also included are letters from a J.H. “Joe” Eastman to Blote and letters of Edward B. Gordon who sent letters to friends and family which included the Blote family. Blote's letters record his experiences as an active member of the Field Service in 1917 and subsequent activities...
Dates: 1917 - 1919
Identifier: MSS 2913
Scope and Contents The Carter Glass papers, 1820-1946, 141 cubic feet, consist of correspondence, manuscripts, newspaper articles, photographs, speeches, and printed materials from his work in the Banking and Currency Committee, the Secretary of the Treasury (1918-1920), and the United States Senate (1920-1946). Subjects include: The Federal Reserve Banking Act of 1913, the Federal Reserve system, and the Banking Act of 1933 (1932 Glass-Steagall Act). Other topics include international, national and...
Identifier: MSS 4742
Scope and Contents The W. Jett Lauck collection consists of his professional, business and personal papers as an economist, statistician and government consultant on immigration, banking, railroads, coal, and unemployment problems as well as other facets of labor in the United States. Included are correspondence, scrapbooks of news clippings reflecting his activities, labor reports and studies, drafts of congressional bills, legal briefs, and other material concerning labor problems in the United States from its...
Dates: circa 1900-1952
Dates: 1917 - 1919
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16620
Dates: 1907 - 1980
Identifier: MSS 16098
Scope and Contents This collection (1943-1946; 1 cubic foot) consists of letters from Corporal Tipton B. Omohundro,Jr. to his parents in Howardsville, Virginia while serving in both the 454th and 176th Quartermaster Laundry Companies during World War II. Most topics refer to family news including his concern for his father's drinking, mention of letters about the rest of the family and girlfriends, and the daily activities of Corporal Omohundro. There is a brief mention of the D-Day invasion (1944 May-June...
Collection — Oversize_Flat_File_folder: 001
Identifier: MSS 16671
Content Description This collection contains one outsider artwork that appears to honor the Red Cross following the end of World War I. The item has the red cross symbol along with the date, 1919, rendered as a large cross made from red cross stickers. On the back is an additional Red Cross stickers. The artwork is torn on the top left corner.
Dates: circa 1919
Identifier: MSS 14256
Scope and Contents The papers consist chiefly of personal letters and correspondence of James H. Sheppard during his service in France in World War I. There is some information about his role in the development of the 155 mm Filloux gun. There is also material relating to Thomas Jefferson Sheppard, including a reminiscence of his life that mentions his Civil War service and detention in Andersonville prison; a piece of a stockade log from Andersonville; a manuscript of a speech given by Sheppard at the Franklin...
Dates: 1883-1919, 1981-1999, undated
File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 15804
Scope and Content Note The Gleaner magazine (1910-1918; 0.8 cubic feet) documents a partial print run of the UK amateur manuscript magazine. The collection contains sixteen issues, each handmade and one-of-a-kind, each containing a variety of literary essays, illustrations, and cartoons. Later issues include first-person accounts of World War I written by members of the military.
Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16624
Content Description A small hand-written and illustrated manuscript diary compiled by Commander LB Watts, RNR (Royal Navy Reserve) on his World War I and later service that holds details and information on the merchant ship, HMS City of London. The diary contains detailed lists of officers and men, armaments and technical diagrams, maps, newspaper clippings, and annotated cartoons.
Dates: ca. 1916-1944
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16654
Content Description 3 World War I diaries, each bound in leather or cloth with gilt decorative stamps and titles on front; 1 Army Song Book; 1 address book; 1 Aviation Pocket-Book by R. Boriase Matthews (1917); 9 other manuscript documents including pages of notes and drawings by Joseph F. Welsh, military form for R&R release, and receipts for paychecks (1920-21).
Dates: 1917 - 1921
- World War, 1914-1918 4
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American 4
- Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence 2
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, British 2
- World War, 1939-1945 2
- American Association for Economic Freedom 1
- Andersonville Prison, Ga. Military Prison 1
- Anthracite coal--Pennsylvania 1
- Banks and banking -- United States 1
- Black-and-white photographs 1
- Depressions - 1929 1
- Depressions -- 1929 -- United States 1
- Economics 1
- Electric railroads 1
- Judges -- Selection and appointment 1
- Labor laws and legislation -- United States 1
- Labor unions 1
- Lewis, John L. (John Llewellyn), 1880-1969 1
- Merchant mariners 1
- Metz (France)--History 1
- New Deal, 1933-1939 1
- Railroads 1
- Railroads -- History 1
- Sheppard, James Herbert (1891-1981) 1
- Sheppard, Thomas Jefferson (1834-1912) 1
- United Mine Workers of America 1
- United States. Army--Artillery 1
- Virginia -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, German 1
- World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--France 1
- World War, 1914-1918--Equipment and Supplies 1
- cartoons (humorous images) 1
- magazines (periodicals) 1
- posters 1 ∧ less
- American Field Service 1
- Blote, Harold C. 1
- Great Britain. Royal Naval Reserve 1
- Great Britain. Royal Navy 1
- Lauck, W. Jett (Lauck, William Jett), 1879-1949 1