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Katherine Boggess Letters - General Orders, Headquarters Second Division, American Expeditionary Forces, 1918-1919, 1918-1930

 File — Box: 4257.019, Folder: 10

Scope and Contents

Letters to and from Katherine Boggess of Louisville, Kentucky, from her father, mother (a.k.a. "Mud"), sister, and many male friends. The letters talk of family news and activities, travel plans, school work, and health. Several of the letters are love letters from three young men, Maxwell (Mac) Turner, Lowry Nicolson, and John [no last name given]. There are also letters from World War I soldiers stationed in Europe and in military camps in the United States. There is also one letter from Katherine's uncle Olin Boggess to her father. Included also are photographs, telegraphs, and a piano recital program listing Katherine and her sister Elizabeth as performers.

Dates

  • 1918-1930

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: 15.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

General

Formerly MSS.2001 Katherine Boggess Letters and MSS.2000 Mary Lord Piano Recital Program

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

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