Glimpses of the Great War Abroad and at Home, III

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By: Martha Bace, Processing Archivist

This past week, we featured a series of blog posts dedicated to our current exhibition up in the Pearce Foyer of Gorgas Library. The exhibition, “Glimpses of the Great War, Abroad and At Home,” was curated by Martha Bace and Patrick Adcock and will be on view until mid-September. Read the first post and second posts of this series. 


WWI nurse, from the Wade Hall World War I photographs collection 2008.034

Materials from the following manuscript collections in the W. S. Hoole Library within the Division of Special Collections were used for the exhibition. Those interested in pursuing research on World War I or American military history should consider viewing these collections — many of these collections have more materials that are not currently on display.

Webber O. Brown. Mess kit. MSS.3186.

Henry De Lamar Clayton Bayonet, Sr. Papers. MSS.0313.

Andrew Dawson. Papers. MSS.1626.

Durst Family. United States Service Flag. MSS.0461.

Janie May Eppes. Scrapbooks. MSS.0461.

Alston Fitts. Letters and Photograph. MSS.0520.

Kenyon Putnam Flagg. Letters. MSS.2030.

Victor Hugo Friedman. Artifacts and letter. MSS.0545.

Mrs. Oscar Hall. Scrapbook. MSS.0611.

Wade Hall sheet music collection. Base call number M1646.

Wade Hall World War I photographs. 2008.034.

H.C. Howell. Artifacts. MSS.3822.

Arley E. Hughes Sr. Letters. MSS.3748.

Eli T. Hughes. World War I uniform and Outgoing Correspondence. July-September 1918. MSS.3748.

George Waring Huston. Materials related to the death of George Waring Huston. MSS.0724.

Walter Bryan Jones. Military artifacts. MSS.0788.

William March. Artifacts. MSS.0266.

Matthews family papers. MSS.3387.

John J. Sparkman. Artifacts. MSS.1319.

Third Liberty Loan. Subscriber window poster. MSS.3149.

Letter from Walt to Gypsy. MSS.1761.

Willie T. White. Papers. MSS.1548.

Joseph Wilbourn Young. Letters. MSS.1596.

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