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     MANUSCRIPTS and ARCHIVAL MATERIAL

World War I photographs

 Collection — Box: BW 9, Folder: 1 [X031589432]
Identifier: MSS 16213

Scope and Contents

World War I photographs include six photographs of war scenes in France, 1918, 0.03 cubic feet. Two of the photographs are identified on the verso: "13180. American and French staff officers discussing practice maneuvers, 42nd Div; Glonville, France, May 7, 1918" and "13184 American troops in France: Generals Menoher and de Bazelaire, Brig. Gen. McArthur [sic] and staff at artillery maneuvers of the 42d Division, France." "The remaining photographs are not identified: mounted soldiers and a horse drawn wagon (11909); three soldiers releasing pigeons from a trench (13211); soldiers in a trench in a wooded area [possibly Belleau Wood?] (14630 "U.S.A. Signal Corps."); five soldiers and a woman on a hill overlooking a town (16791 "U.S.A. Signal Corps.")

Dates

  • 1918

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

Photograph #1384 is stamped on the verso "Do not use this photo without notifying the Division of Pictures, Committee on Public information, Washington, D. C."

Extent

0.03 Cubic Feet (One folder in a document box BW 9.)

Language of Materials

English

Title
World War I photographs
Status
Completed
Author
Ellen Welch
Date
8/7/17
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States