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Letters from Weir to His Family, 1918 July 19 - November 6

 File — Box: 4251.001, Folder: 21

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of three letters from Weir, serving in France in a field hospital during World War I, to various unnamed members of his family in the United States. He describes the number of wounded treated in his unit after a battle and noted that some of the younger doctors must still be in the US. He indicates that they should come to France and let the older doctors go home. He also talks about the various souvenirs he has sent home, including a helmet.

Dates

  • 1918 July 19 - November 6

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Extent

From the Collection: 2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

General

Formerly MSS.1981

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

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