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  • Contributing Institution: Center for American War Letters Archives
    Title: Joslin Family First World War correspondence
    Creator: Joslin, Lincoln
    Creator: Joslin, Grant
    source: Lounsbury, Susan Parslow
    Identifier/Call Number: 2017.465.w.rd
    Physical Description: .04 Linear Feet (1 folder)
    Date (inclusive): 1913 March 7 - 1918 November 29
    Abstract: This collection contains letters and photographs from Pvt. Lincoln Joslin, USA and Cook Grant Joslin, USA during the First World War.
    Language of Material: English .
    Container: WWI 3
    Container: 23
    Container: 1

    Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Susan Parslow Lounsbury.


    This collection is arranged by material type, author, and date.

    Biographical / Historical

    Source: donor Grant Hanford Joslin, United States Army (4/18/1892 - 7/28/1944) and Lincoln Johnson, United States Army (3/27/1896 - 7/3/1969) were born of their parents Asa and Marcia Joslin and had four brothers, Myron, Carroll, Malon, and Andrew, and two sisters, Elsie and Frances. Grant married on June 29, 1922, and Lincoln married on September 7, 1921.

    Access Information

    Donor irrevocably transfers, conveys, and assigns to Chapman University all Intellectual Property Rights for the Donated Materials. For more information, consult original donation form.

    Preferred Citation

    [Item title, Box number, Folder number],Joslin Family First World War correspondence (2017.465.w.r), Center for American War Letters Archives, Chapman University, CA.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection is available online through Chapman University's Digital Commons at https://digitalcommons.chapman.edu/joslin_family_correspondence/.
    This collection contains letters from brothers Lincoln and Grant Joslin to their mother. The Joslin brothers wrote the letters while stationed in France during the First World War. Also included are photographs of Grant and their mother, Marcia Ruth Joslin.

    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
    World War (1914-1918) -- Homefront
    World War (1914-1918) -- France
    Lounsbury, Susan Parslow
    Joslin, Marcia Ruth