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  • Conditions Governing Access
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  • Contributing Institution: Center for American War Letters Archives
    Title: Frank Kress First World War correspondence
    source: Vogel, Holly D.
    Identifier/Call Number: 2015.077.w.r
    Identifier/Call Number: 1283
    Physical Description: 0.08 Linear Feet (1 folder)
    Date (inclusive): 1916-1920
    Abstract: This collection contains correspondence from Pvt. Frank Kress, AEF to his wife Josephine Marchildon during the First World War.
    Language of Material: English .
    Container: WWI 2
    Container: 18
    Container: 1

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Holly D. Vogel.


    This collection is arranged chronologically.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item title / description; Box "n" / Folder "n"], Frank Kress First World War correspondence (2015.077.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 10 letters and six post cards from Private Frank Kress, American Expeditionary Force while stationed in Meadville, Pennsylvania during the First World War. These correspondence were written to his wife, Josephine Marchildon, located in Niagara Falls. The letters span 1916-1920. Topics include the weather, marriage, past visits with each other and general family happenings.

    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

    Correspondence -- World War, 1914-1918
    World War (1914-1918) -- Homefront
    Vogel, Holly D.
    Kress, Frank
    Marchildon, Josephine