Finding Aid for the Frank Kress First World War correspondence 2015.077.w.r

Norm Lee
Center for American War Letters Archives
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange, CA 92866

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.
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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