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Thomas Wells Farnam papers

Call Number: MS 659
Scope and Contents

The T. W. Farnam Papers comprise those materials which relate to Farnam's service in Serbia during 1918-1919. They are arranged in five series, as follows:

(I) General Correspondence (1918-1919). (1 box) [arranged alphabetically by correspondent]

(II) Cablegrams. (1 box) Copies of official cables from Washington, Paris, and Rome.

(III) Progress (and other operational) Reports. (1 box) Copies of progress reports from various Yugoslav regions by members of the American Mission, and drafts of the "Final Report" of June 1919.

(IV) Miscellaneous Operational and Administrative Memoranda and Notes. (1 box) [arranged alphabetically by topical subdivisions]

(V) Personal and Memorabilia. (1 box and 1 oversize portfolio) Farnam's "Diary", covering the period January - June 1919; copies of correspondence of Harry W. Frantz and Cornelia Reese concerning Thomas W. Farnam, 1944-1945; miscellaneous photographs taken in Serbia; and citations, warrants and diplomas.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection are in the public domain. There are no restrictions on use. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.


Arranged in five series: I. General Correspondence. II. Cables. III. Progress and Other Operational Reports. IV. Miscellaneous Operational and Administrative Memoranda and Notes. V. Personal and Memorabilia.

1918-1919, 1944-1945
Majority of material found within 1918 - 1919
4 Linear Feet (5 boxes, 1 folio)
Related Names
Farnam, Thomas Wells, 1877-1943
Language of Materials