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Will Arnold Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00083
Scope and Contents This collections consists of a single letter dated October 17, 1917, written by a British soldier at a hospital in France while he recovered from a battle wound. It is addressed to the soldier's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold of Syston in Leicestershire, England, and is signed "Will." The letter expresses his eagerness to rejoin "the boys" the next day.

Arthur Phillips Letters

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Identifier: SC 01006
Scope and Contents Letters, 1917-1923, written by Arthur Phillips, a private stationed in France during World War I. Topics include his impressions of France, the weather, and news about people from his hometown. There is also a postcard that was written in 1923.

Newton D. Baker Letter to Otto Miller

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Identifier: SC 00179
Scope and Contents Letter from Newton D. Baker, Cleveland, Ohio to Otto Miller thanking him for sending Volume X of the "Gooch and Temperley British Documents" (Origins of the War by G.P. Gooch and Harold Temperley).  He notes that "I am more and more amazed at the light hearted way a lot of people are writing in our papers and magazines about 'the causes of the war!'"  May 8, 1936.

Edward Belvin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01197
Scope and Contents Edward Belvin's Collection of Williamsburg and James City County, Virginia material. Includes copies of wills and death certificates, correspondence and certificates.

Benjamin J. Jefferson Diary

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Identifier: SC 00729
Scope and Contents Diary of Benjamin John Jefferson, who enlisted in the U.S. Navy during WW I on June 27, 1917. In December, 1917 he was transferred to the destroyer USS Kimberly  where he drilled and trained for duties aboard ship.  The USS Kimberly went in commission on April 29, 1918, and Benjamin Jefferson was among the crew of the first deployment.  His entries cover some of the stops in England and France, where the destroyer had the function of protecting other ships on the waters between France and...

John Boyd Bentley Papers

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 82 B44
Scope and Contents Personal and professional papers, 1896-1987, of Bishop John Boyd Bentley, Bishop of Alaska and Director of Overseas Missions for the Protestant Episcopal Church and personal papers, 1895-1983, of his wife Elvira Carr Bentley. Includes comprehensive records of his ministerial career including records of his official acts and texts of sermons and invocations. There is some correspondence relating to Bentley's career, including letters from W. A. R. Goodwin (1869-1939), Rector of...

Brown, Coalter, Tucker Papers (III)

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Identifier: 01/Mss. 65 B8555
Scope and Contents Papers and correspondence of three generations of the Brown Family of Virginia:  Frances (Fanny) Bland Coalter Brown and her husband, Henry Peronneau Brown (1838-1888),  J. Thompson and Cassie Tucker Brown (1890-1920) and  Frances Bland Brown and Fleming Sanders (1921-1964).

Emma L. Brown Papers

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Identifier: SC 01110
Scope and Contents The Emma L. Brown papers consist for the most part of letters Emma Brown of Danielson, Connecticut, received from her son, Sergeant Percy Brown, who was deployed to France in July 1917. He was wounded and hospitalized in Orleans in the fall of 1918 and his letters date from 12 November 1918 to his return to the US in the spring of 1919. He talks about Armistice celebrations in the streets, life in the hospital, his leg injury, celebrating Christmas in the hospital and with a local family,...

Camp Penniman Panoramic Photograph

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Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2003.36
Scope and Contents Copy of panoramic photograph of Camp Penniman near Williamsburg, Virginia, taken in 1918. Camp Penniman began as a military base during World War I, then became part of Cheatham Annex, which became part of the Yorktown Naval Weapons Station.

The same photo is part of mss 1.09 2011.537 Williamsburg Ephemera, Series 2, Box 8, Item 1

Original photograph is at Library of Congress.

Clarence Carpenter Diaries

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Identifier: SC 01037
Scope and Contents Diaries, 1918-1919, of Clarence Carpenter, a corporal in the United States Army during World War I. The first diary includes a list of all of the solidiers who were in his unit as well as their ranks. It also includes entries about his service during World War I, including his trip to Europe on the USS Wilhelmina, an encounter with a German U-boat, and their landing in France in July 1918. His unit never seemed to make it to the front lines before the war ended, so they marched to Marseille,...

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