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Guide to the Valentine J. Oldshue papers MSS.1072

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University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

2010

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-07-06T10:46-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Collection Title:

Valentine J. Oldshue papers

Unit ID:

MSS.1072

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.5 Linear feet ledger, clippings, photos

Dates:

1890-1945

Abstract:

This collection contains newspaper articles about covering the peace negotiations in Paris after World War One, Memorial Day ceremonies at American cemeteries in the 1920s, letters, photographs, postcards from France and Albania, press credentials, and Oldshue's dog tags.

Scope and Contents note

This collection contains newspaper articles about covering the peace negotiations in Paris after World War One, Memorial Day ceremonies at American cemeteries in the 1920s, letters, photographs, postcards from France and Albania, press credentials, and Oldshue's dog tags.

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Updated by Donnelly Lancaster Walton, 2010

Preferred Citation:

Valentine J. Oldshue papers, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift

Biographical/Historical note

Historian and journalist from Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, served as World War One ambulance driver, Red Cross relief coordinator, American Legion correspondent in Paris, and member of the Public Utility Commission.

Valentine Oldshue papers Box 717

Agenda book, Valentine Oldshue, 1919 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32098

Diary of Valentine Oldshue http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32099

Scrapbook of Valentine Oldshue, 1915 to 1960 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32100

Box 717 Folder 1

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 27, 1915 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34185

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, April 28, 1915 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34186

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, Switzerland, to Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 6, 1915 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34187

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, Switzerland, to Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 4, 1915 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34188

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 11, 1916 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34189

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 5, 1916 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34190

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 23, 1916 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34191

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 23, 1916 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34192

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 6, 1916 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34193

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 16, 1916 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34194

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 19, 1916 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34195

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Atlantic City, New Jersey, July 18, 1916 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34196

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Atlantic City, New Jersey, July 22, 1916 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34197

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, February 5, 1917 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34198

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 27, 1917 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34199

Postcard from John Denning, France, to Valentine Oldshue, France, June 8, 1917 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34200

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, July 23, 1917 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34201

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 7, 1917 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34202

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1919 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34203

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 15, 1919 (postcard 1) http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34204

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. C. B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 15, 1919 (postcard 2) http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34205

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. Catherine B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 15, 1919 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34206

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. Catherine B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 29, 1919 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34207

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, Switzerland, to Mrs. Catherine B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 29, 1919 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34208

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, Austria, to Mrs. Catherine B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 7, 1919 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34209

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, Austria, to Mrs. Catherine B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 20, 1919 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34210

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. Catherine B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 16, 1919 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34211

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mrs. Catherine B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 17, 1919 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34212

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, Italy, to Mrs. Catherine B. Wilson,Washington, D. C., November 24, 1919 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34213

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, Italy, to Mrs. Catherine B. Wilson,Washington, D. C., December 6, 1919 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34214

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, Italy, to Mrs. Catherine B. Wilson,Washington, D. C., December 15, 1919 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34215

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, Italy, to Mrs. Catherine B. Wilson,Washington, D. C., January 2, 1920 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34216

Postcard from Valentine Oldshue, Germany, to Mrs. Catherine B. Wilson, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, circa 1917 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34217

Booklet written in French, signed by Gallo Marie Rose, December http://purl.lib.ua.edu/34218

Box 717 Folder 2

Journal of Valentine Oldshue, January through December, year unknown, and January to February of the following year http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37525

Box 717 Folder 3

Booklet, What American Ambulances are Doing in Paris, by Valentine Oldshue http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37526

Letter from F. W. Merchant, managing editor of The Sun, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, to Valentine Oldshue, September 11, 1918 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37527

Article by Valentine Oldshue, American Ambulance Doing Great Work in France, 1917 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37528

Newspaper, The Telegram, May 30, 1921 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37529

Scrapbook of Valentine Oldshue, May 1915 to 1926 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37530

Box 717 Folder 4

Newspaper, The Telegram, March 1, 1921 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37531

Newspaper article by Valentine Oldshue, Recalls How American Freighter Defied U-Boats to Reach France in 1917, The Harrisburg Evening News, May 16, 1941 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37532

Newspaper, The Legionnaire, Volume 2, Number 9, October http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37533

Newspaper, The Daily Mail, Continental Edition, April 4, 1917 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37534

Booklet, American Legion in France http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37535

Paper by Valentine Oldshue, Memorial Day in France - 1920 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37536

Letter from Valentine Oldshue to Mother, March 1, 1917 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37537

Letter from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mother, July 20, 1919 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37538

Newspaper, Newspaperman, September 1946 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37539

Letter from C. P. M, Paris, France, to Valentine Oldshue, Paris, France http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37540

Certificate for membership into the Purgatorian Society for Valentine Oldshue, April 11, 1951 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37541

Letter from Valentine Oldshue, France, to Mother, July 1, 1919 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37542

Letter from Valentine Oldshue, Albania, to Mother, December 18, 1919 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37543

Box 717 Folder 5

Austrian currency, 1917 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37544

Letter from Dennis E. Nolan to Valentine Oldshue, December 25, 1918 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37545

Foreign Service Certificate, Valentine Joseph Oldshue, June 1917 to July 1920 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37546

American Red Cross certificate, Mrs. C. B. Wilson http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37547

Discharge Pass, Valentine Oldshue, April 26, 1919 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37548

Remittance, Bank of France, Valentine Oldshue, June 7, 1917 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37549

Invitation, Peace Conference, Valentine Oldshue, April 17, 1919 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37550

Pass from American Commission to Negotiate Peace, Valentine Oldshue http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37551

French travel visa, Valentine Oldshue, 1916 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37552

Paris, France hospital identification, Valentine Oldshue, April 21, 1916 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37553

Press card, Valentine Oldshue, 1923 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37554

Special Pass, Intelligence Personnel, American Expeditionary Forces, Valentine Oldshue, October 8, 1918 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37555

Special Duty Pass, Valentine Oldshue http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37556

Identification notebook, Valentine Oldshue, 1916 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37557

Passport, Valentine Oldshue, circa 1916 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37558

French identification card, Valentine Oldshue, 1920 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37559

Red Cross Headquarters, American Expeditionary Forces, identification card, Valentine Oldshue, 1919 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37560

Government of Police, France, registration, Valentine Oldshue, July 2, 1920 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37561

French identification, Valentine Oldshue, 1916 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37562

United States passport, Valentine Oldshue, 1917 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37563

Dog tags, Valentine Oldshue http://purl.lib.ua.edu/37564