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World War, 1914-1918

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Philo Holcomb, Jr. World War I postcards

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-140
Scope and Contents Collection contains numerous postcards and souvenir postcard booklets, as well as travel guides, maps, and other ephemera, primarily depicting locations, art, and architecture in France and Germany. The collection also contains a smaller amount of similar materials relating to Monaco, Netherlands, Canada, and the United States. While most postcards are blank, some contain personal notes from their collector, Philo Holcom, Jr., and others contain messages that Holcomb sent home to his family in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1917-1919

Humphrey family World War II papers

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-86
Content Description Collection contains correspondence and personal papers of Frederick G. Humphrey and William F. Humphrey, Jr. relating primarily to their military service during World War II. Also included are photographs of the twins as boys and in their uniforms. The collection also contains additional family papers including a diary with entries dating from 1942-1943 from the twins' first cousin, Eloise Jennifer Humphrey and World War I era post cards to their aunt, Pearl (Humphrey) Keene, from her future...
Dates: circa 1857-1949

Russel Kirkhof papers

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-05
Collection Description The collection documents the personal life and career of Russel Kirkhof. Personal materials include correspondence, diaries, interviews, photographs, materials related to Kirkhof's relationship with Grand Valley, and the Kirkhof residence. Business records include patents, investments, personal correspondence, legal correspondence, tax records, business ledgers, real estate speculation, and philanthropy.
Dates: 1900-1979

Kissell Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-148
Scope and Contents Collection contains letters, postcards, and ephemera of the Kissell and Messersmith families during the World War I and World War II eras. The materials document the courtship of Thomas F. Kissell and Grace Messersmith, the World War I service of Grace's brother Walter W. Messersmith, and the World War II era military education and service of Grace and Thomas' son Leo "Gate" T. Kissell. The collection is organized into three series: 1) Messersmith-Kissell papers, 1915-1958, 2) Leo Kissell...
Dates: 1915 - 1958

Irvine McColl World War I correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-59
Collection Description Typed transcriptions of correspondence from Archibald Irvine McColl to his parents Dr. John and Ella Kate McColl, his brother Alexander; and handwritten letters to his aunt Hattie and uncle George Irvine, and to a friend Isadore Apted. Letters were written to his family while at the University of Michigan, and to his family and friend while he was in the service, in Columbus Ohio, Waco, Texas and primarily in France. Also includes newspaper articles about his son Alexander McColl, a Vietnam...
Dates: 1917-1919

U.S. Navy and Panama Canal Zone photograph album

 Collection
Identifier: RHC-155
Scope and Contents Photograph album, 185 x 256 mm. 47 leaves (two detached), black cloth covered boards with "Photographs" stamped in gold on upper left corner of cover. 120 black-and-white photographs pasted mostly on both sides of leaves; the final 21 leaves are blank. The images depict a number of U.S. naval vessels including patrol ships and submarines in the Canal and surrounding waters, both at anchor and underway; military structures, barracks, and canal infrastructure; various aircraft and...
Dates: circa 1913-1919