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  • Conditions Governing Access
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  • Content Description
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  • Contributing Institution: Center for American War Letters Archives
    Title: McQuade Family First World War correspondence
    Creator: McQuade, Edward M.
    source: Berry, Nancy F.
    Creator: McQuade, Frances Patrick
    Identifier/Call Number: 2014.101.w.r
    Identifier/Call Number: 876
    Physical Description: 0.1 Linear Feet (4 Folders)
    Date (inclusive): 1918 January 16 - 1919 April 23
    Abstract: This collection contains written correspondence from Pvt. Edward and Frances McQuade, while serving with the AEF, during the First World War One.
    Condition Description: Some letters are very fragile and already ripping.
    Language of Material: English .
    Container: WWI 1
    Container: 13-16
    Container: 1-4

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Nancy F. Berry.


    This collection is arranged by material type and chronology.
    • Series 1, Correspondence from Edward McQuade
    • Series 2, Correspondence from Frances Patrick McQuade
    • Series 3, documents and ephemera
    • Series 4, Supplemental information

    Biographical / Historical

    Private Edward McQuade, American Expeditionary Force (3/20/1892 - 8/7/1962) was born in Brighton, Michigan and died in Ohio. Frances Patrick McQuade, American Expeditionary Force (4/15/1898 - 9/4/1972) born in Brighton, Michigan and died in Lilley, Michigan.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item title / description; Box "n" / Folder "n"], McQuade Family First World War correspondence (2014.101.w.r), Center for American War Letters Archives, Chapman University, CA.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Content Description

    This collection contains written correspondence, service documents and supplemental information from two members of the McQuade family, Private Edward McQuade and Frances McQuade, who both served with the American Expeditionary Forces during the First World War.
    The majority of letters are addressed to their third brother, George McQuade, Jr. and focus on their daily activities in the military and overall life in their camps.

    Conditions Governing Use

    There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.. For further copyright information, please contact the archivist.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War (1914-1918)
    World War (1914-1918) -- Homefront
    World War (1914-1918) -- France
    YMCA of the USA.
    McQuade, George, Jr.
    Berry, Nancy F.