World War, 1914-1918 -- Letters
Subject Source: Local Lc
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection Number: A&M.4262
Scope and Contents Papers of PFC George W. Marshall (1895-August 17, 1918) and PFC Fred W. Marshall (1897-July 29, 1918) of Greene County, Pennsylvania. The two brothers were killed in World War I a few weeks apart. Fred served in Company K of the 110th Infantry, George served in Company C, 313th Machine Gun Battalion. Includes mostly letters that they sent home, 1917-1918. Most of the letters are from the brothers' time in training at Camp Hancock, GA and Petersburg, VA. The majority of the letters were...
Collection Number: A&M.3147
Overview Isaiah Shephard of Ritchie and Wood counties was the progenitor of this family which frequently corresponded with one another. Many of the letters were received by Roxie Shephard, as a young woman, from her friends and suitors. Much of the collection deals with Hiram W. Shepherd including correspondence while he was in World War I. Pvt. Shephard served in France attached to the A.E.F. General Headquarters 1st Army Motor section as a chauffeur. While a soldier he comments much about his travel...
Collection Number: A&M.1322
Scope and Contents Records of Storer College, West Virginia's first African American institution of higher learning, located in Harpers Ferry. This collection contains mainly administrative and operational records of the college. Types of records include annual reports, publications, memorabilia, artifacts, and other material. This collection includes material regarding John Brown's Fort.The collection is organized into eighteen series, including:Series 1. Correspondence; 1865-1953; boxes...
Dates: 1865-1960; Majority of material found within 1930s-1950s
Collection Number: A&M.2621
Overview Records of Storer College, West Virginia's first African American institution of higher learning, located in Harpers Ferry. Types of records include correspondence, business papers, photographs, memorabilia, issues of the Storer Record (the Storer College newspaper), financial records, scrapbooks, bulletins, minute books, newspaper and magazine clippings, diaries, motion pictures, and miscellaneous material. Includes records regarding the early years of the...