Found 7 collections related to World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American

Dyer, William Holmes
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
The memoirs are written in a narrative form, and begin at the point that Dyer decided to enlist in the Army, through the Armistice, his return to the States and discharge from the Army. Dyer briefly discusses the period spent at Ft. Des Moines and... more
Morton, Johnson
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4148
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
An account of World War I as experienced in the Canary Islands written by American short story writer Johnson Morton, and sent to Mrs. Schuyler Van Rensselaer in New York
Reinold, Bernard A., b. 1859
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2552
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Bernard A. Reinold, a theatrical manager, kept this diary from December 17, 1917 through December 17, 1918 during his service as a Captain in the quartermaster's corps of the United States Army. Entries describe his passage to England by Naval... more
Trowbridge, Augustus, 1870-1934
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3036
1 box
Augustus Trowbridge was an American physicist and a Lieutenant Colonel in the Engineer Department of the American Expeditionary Force during World War I, heading its Sound and Flash Ranging Service. Fifty-one original letters, mostly from G.H.Q.,... more
Leland, Claude Granger, 1873-1950
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1728
2.25 linear feet (2 boxes, 3 v.)
Claude G. Leland (1874?-1950) was the Superintendent of Libraries for the Board of Education of New York City from 1903 to 1943. He served in the U.S. Army from 1898 to 1903 and again from 1914 to 1919. Collection consists of correspondence,... more
Wilgus, William J. (William John), 1865-1949
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3325
115 linear feet (112 boxes)
William John Wilgus (1865-1949) was a civil engineer who worked for the New York Central and Hudson River Railroad. By 1899 he was the chief engineer for construction and maintenance of way and in 1903 became vice-president in charge of... more
Price, Charles Matlack
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18567
.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Charles Matlack Price letters are comprised of letters written by Price to his fiancée (later wife), Marguerite Meade Wurzburg between 1918 and 1923, and correspondence between Price and others (1917-1947). Topics discussed include daily life... more
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