Finding Aid for the Ralph W. Newton First World War correspondence collection 2016.051.w.r

Lauren Menges
Center for American War Letters Archives
September 20, 2017
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange, CA 92866
speccoll@chapman.edu


Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Center for American War Letters Archives
Title: Ralph W. Newton First World War correspondence
source: Kirkner, James N.
creator: Newton, Ralph W.
Identifier/Call Number: 2016.051.w.r
Physical Description: 0.025 Linear Feet (1 folders)
Date: 1918-10-25
Abstract: This collection contains one letter from Major Ralph W. Newton to Carolyn Wall during the First World War.
Physical Location: Leatherby Libraries, Special Collections, CAWL Archives
Container: WWI 1
Container: 54

Content Description

This collection contains one letter written by Major Ralph W. Newton to Carolyn Wall during the First World War informing her of the death of her fiancee, John F. Pleiss. Pleiss was admitted to the Post Hospital in Fort Thomas, Kentucky on October 11, 1918. He died a short time later from the flu.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged by material type.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of James N. Kirkner. Legacy collection from Andrew Carroll.

Preferred Citation

[Item title, Box number, Folder number], Ralph W. Newton First World War correspondence (2016.051.w.r), Center for American War Letters Archives, Chapman University, CA.

Access Information

Chapman does not hold the IP rights to this collection.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

World War, 1914-1918
Correspondence -- World War, 1914-1918
War -- Death notification
Kirkner, James N.