Found 8 collections related to World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American

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
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
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
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
Berry family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 483
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
The Berry family collection consists of seven pieces of correspondence, apparently written by members of the Berry family, dating from 1863 to 1918, and spanning three states and Europe. There is also one typescript entitled "My Bit in the World... more
Richardson, Julia, 1851-1938
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 186242
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Julia Richardson (1851-1938) was a diarist and the wife of a farmer who lived most of her life in Dracut, Massachusetts. The Julia Richardson diaries date from 1901 to 1938, and detail climatic, social, political, and technological changes, as... more
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