Finding Aid for the Joslin Family First World War correspondence 2017.465.w.rd

Lee Feldman
Center for American War Letters Archives
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange, CA 92866

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
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