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World War, 1914-1918.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Affidavits for Edgar Johnson

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3027
Abstract

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.

Dates: circa 1918

B. W. Morse Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3469
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1918 November 24

Baron Burnham Manuscript Regarding World War I

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3471
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1917 December 28

Bernadotte E. Schmitt Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0575
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1894 October-1968 March 18

Calahan Family Postcards

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2379
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1916-circa 1941

Clarence B. Hollander Court Martial Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2331
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1918 December 27

Clifton B. Cates Military Service Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0275
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1946-1951

Earle Wright Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2084
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1917 July 11-August 24

Edgar Johnson Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3119
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1918 January-February

George Whittington Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3533
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1918 November 11

Lucille Williams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2589
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1862-1995 (bulk 1940s)

Norman and Roberta Gregory Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2785
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1917-1919 (bulk 1918)

Ripley Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2384
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1811-1930

Stanley Duhan World Wars Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2671
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1929

Tennessee ROTC Panoramas

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3846
Abstract

This collection contains seven panoramas of Tennessee ROTC training circa 1917.

Dates: circa 1917

UT War Memorial Pamphlet

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3665
Abstract

This collection consists of a single pamphlet dedicated to former UT students who lost their lives in World War I.

Dates: 1928 November 10

Walter Chandler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MPA-0364
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1903 -1960