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World War, 1914-1918 -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Franklin Lindley Couch, Class of 1917, Yale College, memorabilia

 Collection
Call Number: RU 864
Overview: The materials consist of memorabilia, photographs, artifacts, and an engraving documenting Franklin Lindley Couch's (Yale 1917) extracurricular activities while a student at Yale. Included are materials documenting the Yale Courant staff, Beta Theta Pi fraternity, Calcium Light Night, and the Yale Field Artillery in World War I.
Dates: circa 1911-1917

Paul Bowen Johnson papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 914
Overview: Letters and papers relating to the work of Paul Bowen Johnson, who was a captain in the Medical Corps, as Morale Officer for the Port of Embarkation, Newport News, Virginia, during World War I. Also in the papers is a history of the Morale Department and his own log of work between 1918-1919.
Dates: 1918-1937

Labaree family papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 596
Overview: The principal figures in these papers are Benjamin Labaree and his wife, Eliza Paul Capen Labaree. Their papers consist of courtship letters and other correspondence (1831-1835), his autobiography written in 1879 and five of her school notebooks compiled while she was at the Ipswich Academy (ca. 1829-1830). Also in the papers is a sketchbook by James McIntosh, and a collection of family letters (1917-1919) edited by Leonard Woods Labaree and abridged by Rachel Capen Schauffler.
Dates: 1801-1954

George Henry Nettleton papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 473
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, subject files, diaries, speeches and writings, and memorabilia chiefly relating to George Henry Nettleton's career as professor of English at Yale, his activities with the Yale Bureau in Paris and the American University Union, and his scholarly research and writings.
Dates: 1819-1959

Petition from the officers of Yale University to United States senators from Connecticut

 Collection
Call Number: RU 999
Overview: The petition, signed by officers of Yale University, urges the U. S. Senate to ratify the World War I peace treaty.
Dates: 1919

Signal Corps, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 90
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, reports, course descriptions, financial records, and personnel files documenting the Signal Corps School for Officer Candidates at Yale.
Dates: 1917-1919

Nathaniel Spear, Class of 1919, Yale College, photograph collection documenting life at Yale University

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Call Number: RU 955
Overview: The materials consist of photographs of Nathaniel Spear, Jr. (Yale 1919) documenting student life at Yale University. Includes views of a dorm room, students on the fence, military training excercises, and a photograph of William H. Taft.
Dates: circa 1895-1919

Student Army Training Corps, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 88
Overview: The records consist of correspondence, administrative records, student records, financial records, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, and memorabilia documenting the Army and Navy training programs at Yale up to 1919. Records concerning the following programs are included: Yale Battery, Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC and NROTC), Yale Naval Training Unit, and the Student Army Training Corps (SATC).
Dates: circa 1916-1919

Cornelius Vanderbilt Papers

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Call Number: MS 1181
Overview: Chiefly correspondence, memoranda, a notebook, and memorabilia relating to Vanderbilt's service as an officer in the U.S. Engineers during World War I. Also included are technical notebooks on mathematics, chemistry, and engineering (1897-1926). Of particular note are two illustrated manuscript volumes: one by Joseph Lyddell Peyton outlining a course of instruction for British naval officers, and the second by John Burnell showing the headlands of various coastlines in Europe and Africa. Also...
Dates: 1776-1953, bulk 1901-1928

Lewis Sheldon Welch Papers

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Call Number: MS 1084
Overview: The papers include correspondence, business records, printed matter, and photographs which document Lewis Sheldon Welch's business, civic, and Yale activities. Nearly half the papers concern Welch's investments in the Saddle Mountain Mining Company of Arizona. The papers also highlight Welch's role as an active Yale alumnus and his interests in New Haven civic affairs, civilian efforts to aid the military during World War I, and repeal of the Prohibition amendment.
Dates: 1870-1934

Yale University military and wartime activities photographs

 Collection
Call Number: RU 750
Overview: The materials consist of photographs of Army and Navy Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC and NROTC), Signal Corps, Yale Batteries, and Civil Affairs Training program activities at Yale during World War I and World War II. Includes images of drilling instruction, exercises, and artillery practice. There are a few photographs of Yale students during the Spanish-American War.
Dates: 1898-1946