World War, 1914-1918.
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
Affidavits for Edgar Johnson
This collection contains two handwritten affidavits, one incomplete and the other a copy of a notarized version, attesting to the hardships faced by Edgar Johnson's wife and daughter while he is away from home in the army.
B. W. Morse Letter
Sergeant B. W. Morse wrote this 13 page letter to his father from St. Julien, France on November 24, 1918. He assures his father that he is still alive and kicking and anxious to be in the U.S.A. Because Morse was writing weeks after the Armistice, he is able to divulge small amounts of information about his travels and service. He mentions submarine movements and depth bombs, but concentrates on his desire to return home and spend Christmas with his family.
Baron Burnham Manuscript Regarding World War I
Baron Burnham (Harry Levy-Lawson) wrote this manuscript for publication in his newspaper, The Daily Telegraph, on December 28, 1917. In it, he applauds the United States' decision to enter World War I.
Bernadotte E. Schmitt Papers
This collection houses photographs, photograph albums, correspondence, diplomas, newspaper clippings, and published works documenting Bernadotte E. Schmitt's family, time at the University of Tennessee, participation in the Rhodes Scholarship Program, and later career.
Calahan Family Postcards
The eight postcards in this collection are to and from members of the Calahan family, mostly from Arthur Calahan or to Gertie Calahan, between the years 1916 and ca. 1941.
Clarence B. Hollander Court Martial Papers
This collection, the Clarence B. Hollander Court Martial Papers, 1918, contains two copies of summaries for the court martial of Clarence B. Hollander, who was absent from his Battery for almost a month. The documents list the events of the trial but are unsigned and contain no verdict.
Clifton B. Cates Military Service Collection
This collection consists photographs and press clippings of Clifton B. Cates. He served in both World War I and II in the United States Marine Corps. Cates was the 19th Commandant of the United States Marine Corps from 1948-1951.
Earle Wright Letters
Earle Wright wrote these letters to his family in Cortland, New York in July and August of 1917. In them, he discusses his life at a training camp in Chattanooga, Tennessee during World War I. Most of the correspondence is addressed to E. R. Wright or to Laura Wright, but it is meant for the entire family to read.
Edgar Johnson Letters
This collection houses three 1918 letters written by Edgar Johnson at Camp Jackson in Columbia, S.C., to his wife Etta and daughter Lila Johnson in Newbern, Tenn. The letters mainly document his daily activities and conversations with others. He also expresses his distaste for war and his longing to return home.
George Whittington Correspondence
This collection consists of an envelope and four pages of correspondence, written by George Whittington, from Base hospital #7 in France to Eddie A. Snow of Boston, Massachusetts. The letter was written on Armistice Day, November 11, 1918 and is on American Expeditionary Force letterhead.
Lucille Williams Papers
This collection consists of a July 25, 1862 letter from a paroled Civil War solider, military postcards from World War I, and a photograph and clippings from World War II.
Norman and Roberta Gregory Correspondence
This collection consist of approximately 80 letters addressed to Roberta Gregory in Roanoke, Va. during World War I. Series I (1917-1919) contains love letters to Roberta from her husband Norman James Gregory, an engineer. Series II (1918-1919) contains letters to Roberta from various members of her family.
Ripley Family Papers
The Ripley Family Papers, 1811-1930, contain correspondence, legal papers, bill and receipts, and other papers of the members of a Greene County, Tenn., family. The bulk of the collection consists of documents noting the sale of plots of land.
Stanley Duhan World Wars Collection
This collection consists of a book, History and Rhymes of the Lost Battalion (1929) by Buck Private McCollum, and two cassette tapes containing information on Southeast Asia and the Middle East. The book contains poems and stories regarding the 308th Infantry's service in Europe during World War I.
Tennessee ROTC Panoramas
This collection contains seven panoramas of Tennessee ROTC training circa 1917.
UT War Memorial Pamphlet
This collection consists of a single pamphlet dedicated to former UT students who lost their lives in World War I.
Walter Chandler Papers
Seven bound volumes containing the correspondence of Walter Chandler, a former Tennessee state representative (1917), State Senator (1921-1923), U.S. Representative (1935-1940) and mayor of Memphis (1943-1946 and 1955). The correspondence includes letters from U.S. presidents, Supreme Court justices, and other well-known persons.
World War One 23rd Regiment Collection
The World War One 23rd Regiment Collection consists of letters, regiment announcements, and newspapers. The letters are written by Sergeant Lester Randolph, a member of the 23rd Regiment of Engineers, to a woman in Knoxville named Charlotte. Most of Rudolph's letters were written while in France and most include the original envelopes with the censorship stamps and postmarks. There is one letter from Mexico dated 1921 to show proof of Lester’s survival of the war.