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Captain James Martyn Eaves Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/MD 6417
Scope and Contents This collection contains the World War I papers of Captain James Martyn (J.M.) Eaves, spanning just before his service, through the war, and into post-war Occupied Europe. The collection contains five diaries in Eaves’ hand specifically detailing his day-to-day experiences in the war. In the back of the diaries, Eaves wrote notes and letter drafts, and enclosed photographs and newspaper clippings. The bulk of the collection consists of letters sent to and from Captain Eaves. The majority of...
Dates: undated; Majority of material found within 1915 - 1916

Dr. George Marshall Oakden Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/MD 3820
Abstract

The manuscript diaries of Surgeon Lieutenant George Marshall Oakden, who served in the British Navy from 1914 to 1919, and the letters of his brother, Arthur, who died in the Gallipoli Campaign in 1915.

Dates: 1915-1917

Humphrey M. Barbour World War I Scrapbooks

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Identifier: MSN/MN 0506
Abstract

A four-volume illustrated memoir, in scrapbook form, of the World War I military service of Humphrey M. Barbour, an artillery officer in the American Army's 42nd (Rainbow) Division. In addition to a 220-page typescript memoir the volumes contain close to 1000 photographic prints, postcards, published halftones, maps, manuscript military records, and drawings relating to Barbour's service, 1917 to 1919.

Dates: 1917-1919

Julia P. Brown Letters

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/MD 3825
Abstract

A collection of letters addressed to Julia Pomeroy Brown from three women: Constance L., Emily Drummond, and Elizabeth Spooner. Letters detail life during WWI, the sinking of the Lusitania, and the death of a British soldier.

Dates: 1914-1918

Jutta Schütt Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/MD 3826
Abstract

A series of documents and letters from Jutta Schütt, Rose Elvira Grandinetti, Nicholas Emerson Dante Russo, and others, beginning in July 1916 and ending in July 1939.

Dates: 1916 - 1939

Le Rossignol Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/MD 3821
Abstract

A collection of personal letters written by Arthur Le Rossignol to his sister, Ethel, while he served in the British Motor Machine Gun Corps on the Western Front during World War I. Also included are letters written by Ethel, her colleague Pierre Pulinekse, and others.

Dates: 1914-1919

Lenore Mooney Papers

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Identifier: MSN/MN 0500
Abstract

The correspondence and other papers of the American Lenore Mooney (1859-1941), dating especially from her time as a relief worker in Paris during World War I. There are many letters to Mooney from French soldiers and others victimized by the war, as well as a substantial correspondence with nephew Charles E. Bayly, Jr., an ambulance driver with the American Field Service who subsequently served as sous-lieutenant in the French army.

Dates: 1887-1938; Majority of material found in ( 1917-1919)

Pittsburgh Outsider Journals

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Identifier: MSN/MN 8013
Abstract

Three idiosyncratic manuscript journals of deeply cynical leftist political commentary, written by an unidentified Irish-American resident of Pittsburgh, ca. 1922-1932. The journals treat local, national, and international affairs, contemporaneous and historical: there is much on World War I, Ireland, and American politics generally. The volumes are illustrated with some 750 drawings, many of them portraits.

Dates: 1922-1932

Richard Henry Tawney World War I Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/MD 6413
Scope and Contents

This collection chiefly consists of the correspondence and personal papers of Richard Henry Tawney relating to his service in World War I. Personal, government, and Army correspondence are included, as well as military and government records. Correspondence are present in the form of letters, telegrams, and postcards. Notes and hand-drawn battlefield maps are also included.

Dates: 1915 - 1945; Majority of material found within 1916 - 1918

Ruhleben Camp Magazine Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/MD 3829
Abstract

Two-volume scrapbook containing original drawings and text for In Ruhleben Camp (1915) and The Ruhleben Camp Magazine (1916-1917) compiled possibly for postwar publication. The satirical drawings and writings deal with life of British civilians interned in a German prisoner camp in Ruhleben, Germany. Two bound volumes of the published camp magazine accompany the scrapbook.

Dates: 1915-1917

S.L. Kelsall Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MSE/MD 3827
Scope and Contents

A letter written by British soldier S.L. Kelsall to his sister detailing his participation in WWI in September 1918. He describes the hygenic conditions of the Western Front and a battle against German forces.

Dates: 1918