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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Charles Wesley Abbott collection, [1914-1918]



Creator Abbott, Charles Wesley, 1895-1980
Title: Charles Wesley Abbott collection
Dates: circa 1914-circa 1918
Abstract: Comprised of 11 packets of blank postcards from France, the Charles Wesley Abbott collection illustrates the travels of a U.S. soldier abroad during World War I.
Identification: camh-arc-003987
Extent: 3 inches
Language: Materials are written in English and French.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Biographical

Charles Wesley Abbott was born in Middleton, Ohio, in 1895, and served as a Private First Class in World War I.

Abbott was later active in veterans' organizations including the American Legion and the Society of Forty and Eight. He died in 1980.

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Content Description

Comprised of 11 packets of blank postcards from France, the Charles Wesley Abbott collection illustrates the travels of a U.S. soldier abroad during World War I. Postcard packets are from scenic areas throughout France.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

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

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Abbott, Charles Wesley, 1895-1980
Subjects
Soldiers--Social conditions
World War (1914-1918)

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Separated Material

A U.S. Army soldier's helmet used by Charles Wesley Abbott during service in France during World War I has been separated to the Artifacts unit.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles Wesley Abbott collection, [1914-1918], Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

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Accession Number

2017-167

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Detailed Description of the Collection

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3S121c Postcard packets (blank): Angers, Arras, Chantilly, Chateaux de Bords de la Loire, Cherbourg, Les Chateaux de la Loire, Paris, Ponts-de-Ce, Salut de Paris a l'Amerique, Tours (2) circa 1914-circa 1918

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