- Trowbridge, Augustus, 1870-1934
- Call number
- MssCol 3036
- Physical description
- 1 box
- Preferred Citation
- Augustus Trowbridge papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
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., Chaumont, France, to his wife and other relatives in America, and typewritten extracts (245 p.) from letters and diaries, 28 Aug. 1917-19 Jan. 1919, concerning army life, hardships, experiences at the front, recreation, and his observations on the war.
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328