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Edward De Vries Collection, 1918

Collection Overview

Title: Edward De Vries Collection, 1918

ID: COLL/496

Creator: De Vries, Edward (1883-1918)

Extent: 0.25 Cubic Feet. More info below.

Arrangement: Folder level description

Abstract

Soldier in World War I, private in the 117th Infantry Division, killed in action in France. The collection includes letters to the family at Prairie City, Iowa ; postcards sent home; letters from his parents; telegram; death notice; Bible; hymn book; dictionary; and photographs; plus information on his gravesite and the memorial to his infantry division.

Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: [General Materials]Add to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Letters to family --- March 1918-April 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Letters to family --- May 1918-June 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Letters to family --- July 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Letters to family --- August 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Letters to family --- September 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Telegram informing parents of his death, and De Wachter death notice --- October 6, 1918Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Bible, hymn book, and dictionary carried by Edward DeVriesAdd to your cart.
Folder 8: Overseas military cemetery brochure, card showing gravesite location of Edward DeVriesAdd to your cart.
Folder 9: Photos of Knoxville National Cemetery, Memorial to 117th Infantry DivisionAdd to your cart.
Folder 10: Letter from parents --- undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 11: Postcards sent home (while still in States) --- 1918, undatedAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Photos of Edward DeVriesAdd to your cart.
Series 2: PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Photos of Knoxville National Cemetery, Memorial to 117th Infantry DivisionAdd to your cart.
Folder 12: Photos of Edward DeVriesAdd to your cart.