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  • 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.rd
    Identifier/Call Number: 747
    Physical Description: 0.025 Linear Feet (1 folder)
    Date (inclusive): 1918 October 17 - 1919
    Abstract: This collection contains one letter from Mathias N. Miller, USA to his niece Mary Rita during the First World War. The collection also contains three photographs and one pressed flower.
    Language of Material: English .
    Container: WWI 5
    Container: 17-18
    Container: 1-2

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    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.
    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 is available online in Chapman University's Digital Commons: https://digitalcommons.chapman.edu/mnmiller_collection/
    This collection contains one letter from Mathias N. Miller, USA to his niece Mary Rita Plowman neé Theiss during the First World War. 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 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)
    Correspondence -- World War, 1914-1918
    Poetry.
    Plowman, Mary Rita