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  • Conditions Governing Access
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Arrangement
  • Preferred Citation
  • Content Description
  • Conditions Governing Use

  • Contributing Institution: Center for American War Letters Archives
    Title: Politeo Family First World War correspondence
    Creator: Bodler, Frank Frederic
    Identifier/Call Number: 2015.074.w.r
    Identifier/Call Number: 1268
    Physical Description: 0.2 Linear Feet (2 binders) (3 books) (9 pieces of ephemera) (2 scrapbook)
    Date (inclusive): 1918-1922
    Abstract: This collection contains correspondence and ephemera of Sgt. Dominic F. Politeo, AEF during and after the First World War.
    Condition Description: Several folded pieces of paper were found inlaid in between pages in a book titled Correspondence Book. A list is included in the Scope and Contents note of Series 5.
    Language of Material: English .
    Container: WWI 11
    Container: 1-5
    Container: 1-5
    Container: Oversize 3
    Container: 1

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Anne Politeo


    This collection is arranged by material type and author, and correspondence is arranged chronologically.
    • 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, Vincent Politeo military records
    • Series 5, Scrapbooks
    • Series 6, Books
    • Series 7, Oversize photographs

    Preferred Citation

    [Item title / description; Box "n" / Folder "n"], Politeo Family First World War correspondence (2015.074.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 correspondence to and from Sergeant Dominic F. Politeo, American Expeditionary Force during the First World War, while training and stationed in France. This collection also contains loose ephemera, field books, aerial photographs, one gunner's handbook, one note book, one scrapbook with various loose material, and one oversize photograph of the 37th Engineers upon arrival in the United States.
    **Photographs of Dominic "Dom" Politeo can be found in a photo album in another accession: [F.F. Bodler First World War photo album 2015-070-w-r]

    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

    World War (1914-1918) -- Personal Narratives.
    Politeo, Dominic F.
    Politeo, Anne
    Politeo, Vincent, Pvt.