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Harold B. Smith letter

 Collection — Folder: 1 (shares a clamshell box)
Identifier: CA 1919 Jan 5

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a letter dated January 5, 1919, in which Smith bemoaned the fact that his relatives had not been receiving his letters, and jokes about not bathing in a month, but that his new quarters would remedy that situation.

Dates

  • 1919 January 5

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Harold B. Smith served in the 49th Company, 5th Regiment of the U.S. Marines during World War I.

Extent

0.025 linear feet (1 container) : 1 folder

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Harold B. Smith served in the 49th Company, 5th Regiment of the U.S. Marines during World War I. The collection contains a letter dated January 5, 1919 from Smith to his Aunt Belle and Uncle Phil of Albany, Oregon, regarding his experience while stationed in Germany.

Related Materials

Other collections relating to Harold B. Smith at Special Collections and University Archives include: Harold B. Smith letter, CA 1918 Dec 19.

Processing Information

Collection processed by staff.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

Title
Guide to the Harold B. Smith Letter
Status
Complete Description
Author
Tanya Parlet.
Date
2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English
Sponsor
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA