Finding Aid for Allen Benedict First World War correspondence 2014.041.w.r

Daniel Levy
Center for American War Letters Archives
Leatherby Libraries
Chapman University
Orange, CA 92866

Contributing Institution: Center for American War Letters Archives
Title: Allen Benedict First World War correspondence
source: Wojcik, Lillian
Identifier/Call Number: 2014.041.w.r
Identifier/Call Number: 180
Physical Description: 0.025 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Date (inclusive): 1918 May - 1919 February 9
Abstract: This collection contains correspondence and photographs of Sgt. Allen Benedict, USA during the First World War.
Language of Material: English .
Container: WWI 1
Container: 21
Container: 1

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Lillian Wojcik


This collection is arranged chronologically.

Preferred Citation

[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.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains letters written by Sergeant Allen Benedict, United States Army to Finetta Benedict (his sister), his mother, and the rest of his family during and after the First World War. He wrote while serving with the 47th Regiment T.C. and the correspondence 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.

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) -- France
Armistice Day
Wojcik, Lillian
Benedict, Allen