University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Marvin Tyros Head World War I Collection, 1914-1918



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Head, Marvin Tyros
Title: Marvin Tyros Head World War I collection
Dates: 1914-1918
Abstract: Includes photographs, postcards, original U.S. Army documents, etc. concerning Head's service during World War I.
Identification: urn:taro:utexas.cah.03576
Extent: 1 inch
Language: English .
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Marvin T. Head of Eskota, Texas, served in the U.S. Army in France during World War I.


Scope and Contents

The Marvin Tyros Head World War I Collection includes photographs, postcards, original U.S. Army documents, etc. concerning Head's service during World War I.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.


Index Terms

Personal Names
Head, Marvin Tyros
Subjects
World War (1914-1918)
Places
France
Texas

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Marvin Tyros Head World War I Collection, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Accession Number(s)

2015-047


Detailed Description of the Collection

box
2.325/B50 [SRH1230000502] Inventory
Honorable Discharge from the U.S. Army, 1919
Promotion to Corporal in the U.S. Army, 1918
Veterans of World War I membership card, 1970
Postcard photograph, circa 1918
Postcard photograph of five U.S. soldiers, including Marvin Head (left of first row) addressed to Conley Head, circa 1918
Enlistment photos of Marvin Head, circa 1918
Photo of infantry with oxcart in France, Marvin Head is soldier at rear of cart facing sideways, circa 1918
French postcard of Roman ruins, circa 1918
Postcard photograph of two unknown soldiers
Studio photo of Marvin Head and his brother Charlie Head, U.S. Army, circa 1918
Postcard photograph of Marvin Head standing in uniform overcoat, 1918
Copies of photographs, including DVD
World War I tri-fold wallet of Marvin Head