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Hyman Levison Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0232

This collection includes photographs from Hyman Levison’s service during World War I, primarily while in France. The photographs largely depict scenes from Levison’s time in northern France, including camp and trench life, destruction of towns and buildings, and artillery. Also included is a typed family history of the Levisons.

Dates

  • circa 1917-1918

Language of Materials

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Overview

This collection includes photographs from Hyman Levison’s service during World War I, primarily while in France. The photographs largely depict scenes from Levison’s time in northern France, including camp and trench life, destruction of towns and buildings, and artillery. Also included is a typed family history of the Levisons.

Biographical / Historical

Hyman Alex Levison was born May 22, 1895 in Polk County, Tennessee, to Nathan and Fannie Milenky Levison (the family surname is sometimes spelled Levinson). By 1900, the family was living in Knoxville. Levison joined the U. S. Army in 1917 and served in France during World War I. Levison married Ella Coplan (1902-1980) on December 27, 1923. Levison died in 1960 and is buried in Knox County, Tennessee.

Arrangement

This material is in one folder.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was donated through the University of Tennessee's Center for the Study of War and Society.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480