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George L. Ferguson Letters,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1987-043

Scope and Contents

The collections consists of letters written from George L. Ferguson while on active service with the American Expeditionary Force during and immediately following World War I in France and Scotland, to Julia Harvey Ingles of Dublin and Abingdon, Virginia. The letters are dated 1918 and 1919.

Dates

  • 1918 - 1919

Creator

Language of Materials

The materials in the collection are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials. Reproduction or digitization of materials for personal or research use can be requested using our reproduction/digitization form: http://bit.ly/scuareproduction. Reproduction or digitization of materials for publication or exhibit use can be requested using our publication/exhibition form: http://bit.ly/scuapublication. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives (specref@vt.edu or 540-231-6308) if you need assistance with forms or to submit a completed form.

Biographical Note

George L. Ferguson, of Elyria, Ohio, was a Sergeant First Class in the U.S. Army in 1918. While serving in France with the 306th Field Signal Battalion, 81st Division, A.E.F., Ferguson won the Distinguished Service Cross.

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

The collections consists of letters written from a George L. Ferguson to Julia Harvey Ingles in 1918 and 1919, during World War I.

Scope and Contents

The collection was acquired by Special Collections prior to 1987.

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the George L. Ferguson Letters by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the George L. Ferguson Letters was completed in October 2013.

Title
George L. Ferguson Letters, 1918-1919
Status
Completed
Author
Special Collections Staff
Date
2014 (CC0 1.0)
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • 2020-08-19: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Contact:
Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US
540-231-6308