Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract A collection of 52 letters written to Helen S. Stilphen during her undergraduate years at Middlebury College, 1915-1919. The letters come from her immediate family and friends from her hometown of Swanton, VT, from fellow students at Middlebury College, and boyfriends associated with both locales, most of whom served in the military during WWI, including Stilphen’s future husband, Homer W. Hungerford, of Swanton, Vermont. Contents of the letters provide insights on college and country social...
Dates: 1915 - 1919
Scope and Contents 1 interview with Lawrence J. Pierce, Middlebury College Class of 1921. During the interview, Pierce discusses World War I; the Vermont voluntary militia; the effect of the war on the College; the 1918 flu epidemic; academic experience; Babson Institute; financial research; move to Seattle; World War II; education at Harvard and Yale; education administration; 75th reunion; rhododendron cultivation; West Coast alumni; the town of Middlebury, Vermont; travel; "Reminiscences & Reflections:...
Dates: June 1, 1996
Abstract The collection includes 207 letters, written by members of the Charles Porter Spencer family of Brattleboro, Vermont. The majority of the letters are written by his wife Rosamond V. Mann Spencer, and the bulk of those are to their son Porter Newton Spencer during his stateside training and then active duty in France during WWI while he served in The American Expeditionary Forces (U.S. Army). The letters describe daily social and family life in Brattleboro, Vermont, and also the progress of...
Dates: 1875-1935; Majority of material found within 1907 - 1919