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28 March 1899; 13 June 1923 - 7 June 1927

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 7

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Charles C. Winnia Philippine American War papers, 1883-1929, consist of eight boxes of correspondence, personal papers, and papers relating to Winnia's military career; photographs, post cards and other miscellaneous items; newspapers and newspaper clippings. Oversize material includes military maps and commissions. Correspondence from Charles C. Winnia to Stella Bateman Winnia is entirely personal. Correspondence to Mr. and Mrs. G.G. Winnia is from Charles C. Winnia, other family members, and congressman and state officials working to obtain a commission in the regular army for Charlie. The correspondence to his mother includes descriptions of the Philippine American War. Included is personal correspondence from various people to family members.

Collection of newspapers arranged in chronological order dating from 1900, 1902, 1905, and 1918-1919. In addition, there are newspaper clippings during the same time frame.

The military materials contain diaries and notes from his time served during both the Philippine American War in 1899-1902 and World War I, 1917-1918. Also included are recommendations for promotion, muster rolls, certificates, orders, discharge papers, and oversize commissions.

A collection of maps cover France during World War I in 1918. The one exception is a map of a portion of Mexico dated 1913, from the Army General Staff College.


  • Creation: 1883 - 1929


Access Restrictions

This material is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Stored off-site at the Library Service Center. Please request this material via or call 713-348-2586.


From the Collection: 4 Linear Feet ( (8 boxes))

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Woodson Research Center, Rice University, Houston, Texas Repository

Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University
6100 Main St.
Houston Texas 77005 USA