World War, 1914-1918
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 104 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of the Gaskin family of Ellettsville, Monroe County, Indiana. Included are letters from Anna Sage of Gosport, Indiana to her fiance and future husband, Tobe A. Gaskins, while he lived in Weldon, Illinois, Indianapolis and Ellettsville (1909-1910); family letters and postcards, a baby announcement, and letters from soldiers serving during World War I (1911-1926); documents about family land holdings in Monroe County (1879-1892); a pocket diary (1908-1932); and...
Scope and Contents This collection contains items related to General William Harrison Kemper's Civil War service including his army diary dated from April 22, 1861 to August 3, 1861, a list of volunteers from Decatur County, Indiana who enlisted in Company B, 7th Regiment Indiana Volunteers, Kemper's discharge certificate from the regiment dated August 2, 1861, Kemper's certificates of promotion to assistant surgeon from February, 1863, and his discharge from service certificate dated May 5,1863. Also included...
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, research, newspaper articles and drafts of speeches and articles from George S. Cottman in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from 1872 to 1937 regarding Indiana history, business and family business and articles by other writers concerning history.
Dates: 1857-1937, undated
Scope and Contents This collection includes hand-written and typed correspondences to family and friends from Harold Standish Barr in Indiana, Kentucky, New Jersey, and France ranging from 1917 to 1918 regarding camp life and World War I.
Dates: 1917-1920; 1928
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 75 letters written by Harold Wilson Scott to his parents during World War I describing where he is stationed in Europe, his duties, and plans for work following discharge as well as other aspects of military life during the Great War. Also included are photographs, postcards, two World War I helmets, a German gas mask, military spurs and belt. Items in collection range in date from 1917 to 1931.
Collection — Folder S0397
Scope and Contents This collection includes two certificates of service from the Seventh District Local Board of the U.S. Selective Service (1918); a copy of the Articles of Governance for the Indiana Selective Service Association (1919); a copy of the introduction by George O. Dix and the speech by Major Robert W. Adams at the Selective Service Association convention (1920); a letter dated March 4, 1924 and sent by former British Prime Minister David Lloyd George's private secretary, A. J. Sylvester, regarding...
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from Harry H. Coburn in Indianapolis and Greenfield, Indiana ranging from 1913 to 1927, regarding the impact of the 1913 flood on the White River and the surrounding areas, such as Riverside Park, near downtown Indianapolis; James Whitcomb Riley attending his final birthday celebration at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis (October 7, 1915) and the parade at the the Riley celebration in Greenfield, Indiana (October, 1925); and events in Indianapolis during...
Collection — Folder S654
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence from Theodore M. Gleason and Margaret C. Holland to Mary Helen Boyd (later Helen Boyd Higgins) in Knox County and Indianapolis, Indiana, circa 1917, regarding hand-knit socks and other winter clothing provided to soldiers.
Dates: circa 1917
File — Folder S2220
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, clippings, articles of incorporation and other organizational documents, photographs, and postcards from the Navy Comforts Committee in Indiana and the United States, as well as documents used or created by Helen F. Bennett ranging from 1888 to 1939 regarding the Comforts Committee of the Navy League. Correspondents include the Navy League of the United States, the Secretary of the Navy, Studebaker, the U.S.S. Indiana, Daughters of the American...
Collection — Folder S1920
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence, photographs, and a drawing created by members of the Wright and Bromwell families from 1816-1920, primarily in Indiana, but also in Baltimore, Maryland and Liverpool, England. Most items are related to the Civil War or World War I.