Finding Aid for the Mack Hobart Royal First World War Correspondence 2014.054.w.r

Taylor Dipoto
Center for American War Letters Archives
8/12/2015
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange, CA 92866
speccoll@chapman.edu


Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Center for American War Letters Archives
Title: Mack Hobart Royal First World War Correspondence
source: Royal, Stan
creator: Royal, Mack Hobart
source: Krausman, Frances K.
Identifier/Call Number: 2014.054.w.r
Physical Description: 0.05 Linear Feet (1 envelope)
Date (inclusive): 1918-1919
Date (bulk): bulk
Physical Location: Leatherby Libraries
Physical Description: Letters are in fragile condition. Some of the letters were already taped up.
Abstract: This collection contains 3 letters by Mack Hobart Royal to his family back home in Fort Worth, Texas. Royal served in the U.S. Expeditionary Forces, 3rd Army, Battalion 7, 75th Artillery. Royal was born June 10, 1896 in Iredell, Texas. He died June 14, 1961 of cancer in Pasadena, California.
Container: WWI 2

Scope and Contents

This collection contains 3 letters from Mack Hobart Royal to his family.
Of particular note is his bewilderment with remaining in France after the armistice had been signed.
The collection also contains biographical information from the donors, a photocopy of a photograph of Royal, and photocopies of Royal's registration card and final payment roll.

Preferred Citation

[Item title ], Mack Hobart Royal World War One correspondence (2014.054.w.r), Center for American War Letters, Chapman University, CA.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of F. Kay Royal Krausman and Stan Royal

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.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

From donor:
"Hobart was assigned to: Expeditionary Forces, 3rd Army, Battalion 7, 75th Artillery"
"Mack Hobart Royal was born June 10, 1896 in Iredell. Bosque Co, Texas. He died June 14, 1961 of cancer in Pasadena, California."

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

World War -- 1914 - 1918.
Royal, Stan
Royal, Mack Hobart
Krausman, Frances K.