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

Finding aid prepared by Daniel Levy
Center for American War Letters

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.