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Camp Funston, Fort Riley, Kansas photographs and negatives

Call Number: RH PH 516

Two hundred sixty-three photographs, some printed as postcards, and 89 negatives of Camp Funston, Fort Riley, Kansas, during World War I when Camp Funston was used as a training facility. Joseph Pennell is noted as the photographer for some, though not all, of the photographs. The photographs and negatives portray structures and buildings on Camp Funston grounds, as well as soldiers and officers stationed there.

Dates: 1917 - 1919

Camp Funston, Fort Riley photograph

Call Number: RH PH 513

Rolled silver gelatin panoramic photographic print, probably of Camp Funston, the training camp built at Fort Riley, Kansas during World War I. The photograph was taken by Verne O. Williams Photographic Co. Kansas City, Missouri.

Dates: 1918

Catherine Campbell papers

Call Number: RH MS 281
Overview The bulk of the Catherine Campbell Collection is reports and speeches relating to her involvement with the Daughters of the American Revolution. Although the papers cover the years 1909 through 1924, they deal primarily with the war years of 1918-1919. Therefore, the papers give an excellent view of stateside war work that was done during World War I. The collection also contains Catherine own genealogical research, materials relating to the Republican Convention, and some miscellaneous...
Dates: 1909 - 1951

Charles William Kahles letters, cartoons, biographical information, photographs

Call Number: RH MS 124

The Charles William Kahles collection contains letters, cartoons, biographical information, and photographs.

Dates: 1892 - 1967

Collection of Rudolph H. Ruge

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS R302

The collection includes two oversized black and white photographs of Rudolph Ruge's WWI Army unit. It also includes a photocopy of Ruge's honorable discharge and enlistment record.

Dates: 1919

Deane Emmet Ackers papers

Call Number: RH MS 237

This collection of Deane Emmet Ackers papers contains official papers, certificates, and medals from Ackers' military service in World War I; two scrapbooks which document Ackers' long civilian career as a leader in the utility industry; and records of Ackers' death and funeral service.

Dates: 1912 - 1966

Diary of Thomas C. Key (Musician, 357th Infantry Band, American Expeditionary Forces)

Call Number: RH MS B75

This World War I diary of Thomas Clarke Key documents his military service from 1917 to 1919 as a musician in the 357th Infantry Band of the American Expeditionary Forces, including his tour of duty from 1918 to 1919 in France and Germany. Included are Key's notes of his subsequent civilian employment in Kansas from June 1919 to 1949, and notes of his Key family history.

Dates: 1917-1919, with additions to 1949

Dr. Wilda Smith collection of Peggy Hull biographical materials

Call Number: RH MS 1485

Together with Eleanor Bogart, Dr. Smith wrote The Wars of Peggy Hull, which covers the life and actions of the first United States female war correspondent and Kansas native Peggy Hull Deuell. This collection consists of copied and original photographs, documents, and news articles used in the crafting of the book.

Dates: 1914 - 1991

German State Documents

Call Number: RH MS 228
Overview This collection of German State Documents, collected by Dr. Charles Sidman, History Professor at the University of Kansas, contains copies of books, book chapters, newspaper articles, dissertations and memoirs from archives throughout Germany. The collection contains information concerning World War I through the mid-1920s, including the "Dolchstoss", or "stab-in-the-back" legend. Following the surrender of Germany in 1918, many right-wing groups claimed that the German Army did not lose...
Dates: 1890 - 1968

Grant-Bradbury family papers

Call Number: RH MS 965
Overview The Grant-Bradbury Family Papers are those of Mary Amelia Grant, a professor of classical languages at the University of Kansas at Lawrence from 1921 to 1960. The collection contains many of the donor's personal papers, but is largely comprised of correspondence, diaries, legal documents, and photographs which document the lives of her parents and maternal grandparents of Topeka, Kansas, her father's Grant family ancestors of Livingston County, Michigan, and her mother's Bradbury ancestors...
Dates: 1716 - 1987

Guttlieb Neider correspondence to Mrs. T.H. Hack

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P309

Neider's letters are all written to his sister, Mrs. T. H. Hack, who lived in Lawrence, Kansas. The letters date from his first day of active service until his discharge and return home. Neider related army life in the United States and France.

Dates: June, 1918-June 15, 1919

Hayden family papers

Call Number: RH MS 1159

Willard Hayden served with the United States Army Medical Corps in France during World War I. This collection contains Mr. Hayden's correspondence to his family and photographs taken in Europe during his service. The collection also contains documents and extensive photographs relating to his daughter Pauline Nunemaker's ancestors, genealogy, and family history.

Dates: 1833 - 2002

Hector C. Henderson's letters to Mae Josephine Gillette

Call Number: MS 311

These letters were written by Hector C. Henderson, serving as a private (later promoted to corporal) in the 1st Wellington Company, New Zealand Expeditionary Force to his American pen pal, Mae Josephine Gillette in Winsted, Connecticut. Writing first from New Zealand and later from England, France, and Germany, with his observations and experiences of World War I. Also in the collection are various photographs.

Dates: 1915 - 1919

Henry John Weltmer papers

Call Number: RH MS 23
Scope and Contents

The collection contains records, papers and photographs of Weltmer's military and business careers, along with family papers and memorabilia. Over the years, Weltmer kept copies of war correspondence and journals of the 137th Infantry and later the 130th Field Artillery activities. These records are a part of the collection. For additional photographs from the Henry J. Weltmer collection, see RH Ms-P23.

Dates: 1905 - 1956

Jayhawker in France Newspaper

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS Q10

Jayhawker in France, v.1 no.2. Unofficial organ of the 137th infantry, Sampigny, France, Wednesday, February 5, 1919.

Dates: February 5, 1919

John W. Dulles III papers

Call Number: RH MS 256

This collection contains 76 photographs taken during World War I of the 28th and 91st Divisions of the U.S. Army, which were collected by Dulles, together with two diaries written by Dulles from June 18, 1916 to April 3, 1917 as an enlistee stationed at Fort Bliss, Texas. The collection also has a Dulles family genealogy from ca. 1780-1895.

Dates: approximately 1780-1930

Kansas sheet music collection

Call Number: RH MS Q455

Wide variety of sheet music relating to Kansas, written by Kansans, or otherwise of significance to the state of Kansas and themes of possible interest to Kansans. Includes military marches, fraternal organization songs and songs for the University of Kansas, statehood and territorial anniversary songs, and sentimental ballads, among other genres and music types.

Dates: approximately 1860s-1960s

Letters of Forrest W. Bassett (Company A, 6th Field Battalion, U.S. Signal Corps), while in training at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Call Number: RH MS 612

This collection consists of eighty-one letters and two postcards written from July 1917 to May 1918 by U.S. Army Signal Corpsman Forrest W. Bassett of Beloit, Wisconsin, while stationed at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Most of Bassett's letters are to Ava Marie Shaw of Beloit, to whom he writes of his affection and of his drills and training for World War I military service as a radio operator.

Dates: 1917 - 1918

Letters to Grace Hasson (Mrs. Henry) Pitcher, chiefly World War I letters from her brother James Hasson (Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army, 51st Infantry, 6th Division, Company M)

Call Number: RH MS P691

This collection of sixteen letters is comprised chiefly of those written by World War I soldier James Hasson to his sister Grace. A native of Kansas, Hasson writes from France of his combat experiences with Company M of the U.S. Army's 51st Infantry, recounting German air raids, his hospitalization from machine gun wounds, his engagement in the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, and his company's bewilderment at cessation of enemy gunfire on Armistice Day.

Dates: 1917-1919, 1927

Letters to Harriet M. Kemper Morrison, predominantly from Lionel A. Anderson

Call Number: RH MS 624
Overview Lt. Lionel A. Anderson, orginally from Lawrence, Kansas, served as a doctor in the British Army during World War I. This collection includes his letters to his fiancée, Harriet M. Kemper Morrison, and describes his time in service while still in the United States and abroad in France, Belgium and England. Harriet Morrison met Dr. Lionel Anderson at the Northern Pacific Railway Hospital in Glendive, Montana, where she was a nurse. The collection also includes letters and cards from friends,...
Dates: 1917 - 1921

Peggy Hull Deuell papers

Call Number: RH MS 130

Peggy Hull and Peggy Hull Deuell were the professional names used by Henrietta Eleanor Goodnough, a journalist, war correspondent, and native of Kansas. The collection contains clippings, correspondence, poems, photographs, maps, a palmistry chart, notebooks, story ideas, names and addresses, astrology notes, scrapbooks, and other related materials detailing her career, personal life, and travels around the world in the first half of the 20th century.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1795-1966 ( 1910-1966)

Stephen Kellison family collection

Call Number: RH MS 1471

The Stephen Kellison family collection contains correspondence, documents, and a diary from Stephen Kellison, his aunt and uncle Louellen and Herman Edward Stromgren, and grandmother Ida Leah Regenold. Included are records from the Pythian Sisters order, of which Louellen Stromgren was a member. The collection also includes correspondence and documents from Irving Colyar.

Dates: 1893 - 1983

Wint Smith papers

Call Number: RH MS 201

Kansas native Wint Smith, a lawyer by profession, served in the military and the United States Congress. This collection includes correspondence, records related to Smith's military and Congressional career, speeches, photographs, diaries, maps, and other related materials.

Dates: 1877 - 1977

World War I letters from David Lupher, U.S. Army, 137th Infantry

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P693

A collection of nineteen letters written from World War I soldier David Lupher (U.S. Army, 137th Infantry Regiment) to his family members. Lupher, a resident of Lawrence (Douglas County), Kansas, writes chiefly to his sister Dora, describing his training at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma, and his later combat duty in France.

Dates: 1917 - 1919

World War I letters of Pfc. Walter F. Bopp

Call Number: MS P642
Overview Walter F. Bopp was born October 19, 1892 in Dallas, Texas to Swiss emigrants Jacob and Mary Bopp. During World War I, he served in its American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) as Private First Class (Pfc.) in Company F of the U. S. Army's 359th Infantry. The collection's twenty-five letters relate to Private Bopp's military service in France. Eleven letters from Private Bopp, dating from 1918 to 1919, are to his parents, his sister Annie, and his fiancée, Lura Budrow, all of Dallas. His letters...
Dates: 1918 - 1921

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