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Finding Aid for Allen Benedict World War One correspondence 2014.041.w.r
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  • Preferred Citation note
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition note
  • Conditions Governing Use note
  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Arrangement note
  • Scope and Contents note

  • Title: Allen Benedict World War One correspondence
    Identifier/Call Number: 2014.041.w.r
    Contributing Institution: Center for American War Letters
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.025 Linear feet (1 folder)
    Date (inclusive): 1918-1919
    Location note: Leatherby Libraries
    Abstract: Correspondence and photographs of Sergeant Allen Benedict of his time serving in the 47th Regiment T.C. in the U.S. Army during World War One.

    Preferred Citation note

    [Item title / description; Box "n" / Folder "n"], Allen Benedict World War One Correspondence (2014.041.w.r), Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Chapman University, CA.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition note

    Gift of Lillian Wojcik

    Conditions Governing Use note

    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.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    This collection is open for research.

    Arrangement note

    All contents housed in one folder in chronological order, when possible.

    Scope and Contents note

    This collection contains letters written by Sergeant Allen Benedict to Finetta Benedict (his sister), his mother, and the rest of his family from 1918 and 1919. They generally mention that he misses them and he gives brief descriptions of how he is doing and what the conditions are like for him. The collection includes three postcards, one correspondence, a booklet of service stamps with five remaining, and one photograph which is a portrait of Benedict in uniform. A typed and annotated transcript and letter from the donor are also included.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Benedict, Allen
    Wojcik, Lillian
    World War -- 1914 -1918.