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James S. Waters World War I scrapbook

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Identifier: MS 693
Overview This scrapbook was created by James S. Waters’ wife Pauline Lackner Waters to document his time in service, both in training and on the battlefield. It includes memorabilia such as Waters’ Officer’s Record Book, Battle Insignia, Overseas Service Chevrons, documents recording his vaccination, and receipts from purchases made at the Ordnance Store. Many of the pages contain photos showing Waters’ training at Camp Bullis in Texas, his time abroad in France and Germany, and--rarely--his time on...
Dates: 1917 - 1919

John Galsworthy letters to Professor William Sadler

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Identifier: MS 317
Abstract: This collection consists of 11 letters written between the years 1911 and 1914 by John Galsworthy to Professor William Sadler. Most of the letters contain travel plans and arrangements for meeting each other; however, several of the letters comment on current events, including Galsworthy’s response to Sadler on the outbreak of World War I.
Dates: 1911 - 1914

Paul B. Hendrickson World War I collection

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Identifier: MS 694
Overview The Paul B. Hendrickson World War I collection contains correspondence written by Hendrickson to his family back home during his time in service. The letters were to his mother and to the girl next door, Cecil Frances Rife, whom he later married. There is a diary kept during the year he was in France and almost 300 postcards which were sent home either individually or in envelopes.The collection also includes negatives and photographs taken at Camp Parker in Quincy, Illinois, and at...
Dates: 1914-1950; Majority of material found within 1917-1919

Richard G. Park, Jr. scrapbook

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Identifier: MS 673
Overview The scrapbook contains a photographic record of the deployment of Major Park’s unit, the 7th Infantry Division, to Texas and the Mexican border.
Dates: 1915 - 1917

Robbie Morin Camp Logan Collection

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Identifier: MS 729
Overview Collection contains two newspapers printed for Camp Logan, a souvenir pennant and handkerchief.
Dates: 1917 - 1919

Sheelah Green-Wilkinson World War I scrapbook album

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Identifier: MS 202
Overview This collection consists of an album that contains 48 items from World War I, mainly Christmas cards issued by regiments. Also included are a few postcards, a German shoulder-strap, and a leaf of laurel.
Dates: 1916 - 1918

Theodore Roosevelt Jr. Letter

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Identifier: MS 213
Overview This collection contains a letter written by Theodore Roosevelt Jr., son of President Theodore Roosevelt, to Lord Desborough, while he (Roosevelt Jr. ) was Governor-General of the Philippines. Although it does not go into depth about any particular topic, the letter touches on the following subjects: war verse, victory of the Democrats, and Roosevelt’s future plans.
Dates: 1933

Thomas Lindsey Blayney papers

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Identifier: MS 064
Abstract Papers of Thomas Lindsey Blayney, a founding member of the faculty of Rice Institute (now University) and Professor of German there from 1912- 1924; materials include records of his military service during World War I (1917-1919), and later appointments as president of Texas State Women’s College (1924-26) and dean of Carleton College (1926-46); also included are family memoirs, correspondence, photographs, news clippings, and memorabilia.
Dates: 1893 - 2004

William Addison McElroy family collection

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Identifier: MS 428
Overview Family records of the McElroy family of Houston, Texas.
Dates: 1877-1994, bulk 1900-1945

World War I Ellington Field Scrapbook

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Identifier: MS 698
Overview Scrapbook contains images of aviation training at Ellington Field, a bombing and gunnery school located about 15 miles from Houston. The photographs show a wide range of camp life and training. They include individual officers in uniforms with a variety of aviation insignia, individuals in leather flight jackets and helmets, Curtis Jenny airplanes on the ground and in flight, pilots flying aircraft, and many bird's-eye views of the field and the surrounding area, particularly of Houston....
Dates: 1918