World War, 1914-1918
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 3, Folder: 32
Identifier: C-Misc 121
Scope and Contents Five holograph letters dated October-November, 1917, written by "Will" at Camp Grant in Rockford, Illinois, to his sister during World War I. The letters describe life in bootcamp, construction work on Camp Grant, and Will's involvement in a music band.
File — Box 3, Folder: 31
Identifier: C-Misc 120
Scope and Contents Two holograph letters dated February 23, 1916 and December 12, 1917, written by Edward M. Honan to his sister Esther Honan in Lebanon, Indiana. The letters were sent from the University of Michigan and Camp Taylor, Kentucky, respectively, and discuss Honan's thoughts on the United States' preparedness to enter World War I, life at Camp Taylor, holiday plans, and make mention of General Leonard Wood and Admiral Robert Peary, the Arctic explorer.