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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Center for American War Letters Archives
    Title: Mathias N. Miller First World War correspondence
    creator: Miller, Mathias N.
    source: Plowman, Mary Rita
    Identifier/Call Number: 2014.030.w.r
    Physical Description: 0.025 Linear Feet (1 folder)
    Date (inclusive): 1918-10-17-1919
    Abstract: This collection contains one letter from Mathias N. Miller, US Army, to his niece Mary Rita. Miller served in France in the First World War. The collection also contains three photographs and one pressed flower.
    Physical Location: Leatherby Libraries, Special Collections, CAWL Archives
    Container: Mower 2
    Container: 7-8

    Content Description

    This collection contains one letter from Mathias N. Miller to his niece, Mary Rita Plowman, nee Theiss. Miller was part of Company I, 56th Pioneer Infantry, US Army, and signed his letter from "Somewhere in France." Also included in the collection are a pressed flower and photographs of the family. One of the photographs feature some of the family in a parade on Armistice Day. In the letter, Miller wrote a poem using his niece's name.

    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 Mary Rita Plowman. Legacy collection from Andrew Carroll.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item title, Box number, Folder number], Mathias N. Miller First World War correspondence (2014.030.w.r), Center for American War Letters Archives, Chapman University, CA.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1914-1918
    Plowman, Mary Rita