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Politeo (Dominic F.) First World War Correspondence
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  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
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  • Arrangement

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Center for American War Letters Archives
    Title: Dominic F. Politeo First World War Correspondence
    Identifier/Call Number: 2015.074.w.r
    Physical Description: 0.2 Linear Feet (2 binders) (3 books) (9 pieces of ephemera) (1 scrapbook)
    Date (inclusive): 1918-1922
    Physical Description: Several folded pieces of paper were found inlaid in between pages in a book titled Correspondence Book. These include: #1 one letter dated January 7, 1919 (between pages 6 and 7) --- #2 one German 50,000 Mark, #3 a typed poem called Only a Volunteer, #4 a letter in French (between pages 12 and 13) --- #5 one official pass (between pages 30 and 31) --- #6 one typed copy of an article copied from the San Francisco Examiner (between pages 34 and 35) --- #7 one small paper pass labeled "Night Circulation Authorized" (between pages 54 and 55) --- #8 one typed copy of a poem by J.N. Shearer (between pages 106 and 107) --- #9 one newspaper clipping from the San Fransico Journal. Date reads Friday, May with unknown year (between pages 154 and 155) ---
    Abstract: This collection contains correspondence and ephemera of Dominic F. Politeo during and after the First World War.
    Container: 1
    Container: 1-4

    Content Description

    This collection contains correspondence to and from Dominic F. Politeo during Politeo’s time in the American Expeditionary Forces, while training and stationed in France. This collection also contains loose ephemera, field books, aerial photographs, one note book and one scrapbook with various loose material.

    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.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Anne Politeo

    Preferred Citation

    [Item title], Dominic F. Politeo First World War correspondence (2015.074.w.r), Center for American War Letters, Chapman University, CA.


    This collection is arranged by Material Type and author.
    Series 1: Correspondence from Dominic F. Politeo Series 2: Correspondence from the Bodler Family to Dominic F. Politeo Series 3: Miscellaneous correspondence to Dominic F. Politeo Series 4: Ephemera Series 5: Books

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1914-1918.
    World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal Narratives.
    Politeo, Dominic F.
    Politeo, Anne