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Robert L. Atwell Family Letters

Identifier: Ms-2024-035
Abstract The Robert L. Atwell Letters are comprised of letters to Atwell, who was at the Naval Acadamy and stationed at various submarines, including the U.S.S. Savannah in Charleston, South Carolina and the U.S.S. Rainbow in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during World War I. The majority of the letters are from his wife, Lucy, in Whytheville, Virignia during early 1919, and detail how much she loves and misses him as well as daily events, like having tea and visiting friends. Other letters were written by...
Dates: 1918 - 1919

Marion S. Battle Papers,

Identifier: Ms-2015-038

The Marion S. Battle Papers document Battle's experiences in the United States Army during the First World War and afterwards in Czechoslovakia. Items include a report about the Czechoslovak Legion and Battle's roll in the U.S. Army Transportation Service operation to provide transport back to Czechoslovakia; photographs depicting members of the Legion and their trip on the USAT America; and photocopies of Battle's U.S. Army records.

Dates: undated

Alan Campbell Cameron Papers

Identifier: Ms-2008-043

The collection includes papers of World War I fighter pilot Alan Campbell Cameron of Cook County, Illinois, including letters from relatives and friends and Chicago Daily Tribune clippings.

Dates: 1914 - 1922

Craft Family Collection,

Identifier: Ms-2013-092

The Craft Family Collection includes correspondence to and from Jacob Craft during the Civil War, and also includes correspondences written to his daughter Blanche from various soldiers during World War I.

Dates: 1861-1919, n.d.

Leander Dietrick Collection

Identifier: Ms-1989-001

Printed materials and photographs from the estate of Leander Dietrick, Virginia Tech dean of agriculture and director of the Virginia Agricultural Extension Service.

Dates: 1905 - 1919

Farmville Guard (Company A, 2nd Virginia Infantry) Poster

Identifier: Ms-2002-046

This collection consists of a poster memorializing the Farmville Guard (Company A, 2nd Virginia Infantry), including a roster of the company during World War I.

Dates: c.1917

George L. Ferguson Letters

Identifier: Ms-1987-043

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

Dates: 1918 - 1919

Earle D. Gregory Collection

Identifier: Ms-1972-004
Abstract This collection contains the papers of Congressional Medal of Honor winner and VPI alum Earle D. Gregory (1897-1972), documenting his time a member of the 1st Virginia, 29th Regiment of the U.S. Army during World War I. The majority of the materials relate specifically Gregory's impact during his first day of combat at Bois-de-Consenvoye, France for which Gregory was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his heroic actions. In his lifetime, Earle Gregory received several awards and...
Dates: 1915 - 1997

Marbury Johnston Papers

Identifier: Ms-1981-100

The papers of U. S. Navy Rear Admiral Marbury Johnston include naval orders and personnel records, as well as a draft for a book of reminiscences, titled "The Recollections of Another Naval Officer."

Dates: 1891 - 1921

Military & Wartime Cookery Collection

Identifier: Ms-2017-029

The Military & Wartime Cookery Collection consists of a variety of manuscript and ephemeral materials relating to the history of military and wartime food and cooking. Items in the collection date from 1884 to 1965, though the bulk of the collection covers parts of World War I through World War II (1917-1945).

Dates: 1884 - 1965; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1945

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