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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Jones Family Letters MSS.1980

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

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

2007

Creation:

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Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

December 2009
Collection Title:

Jones Family Letters

Unit ID:

MSS.1980

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet

Dates:

1918 -1921

Abstract:

Letters written by Lt. Alfred E. Jones of the Medical Corps of the American Expeditionary Forces in Germany and France during World War I to his sisters, Kit Jones and Anna E. Jones, both of Chicago, Illinois. Two postcards to Kit Jones.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of three letters from Lt. Alfred E. "Al" Jones of the Medical Corps of the American Expeditionary Forces in France and Germany during World War I, to his sisters, Catherine M. "Kit" Jones and Anna E. Jones, both of Chicago, Illinois. In his letters, he asks about family members and describes places to visit in France when the war is over. There is also a letter to Catherine "Kitty" Jones from Emma L. Houlsby of Chicago, Illinois, asking Kitty for her brother's (John's) address. The postcard in the collection is also to Catherine Jones from Private Josepeh F. Durkin in Europe.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2007

Preferred Citation:

Jones Family Letters, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2005

Biographical/Historical note

The Jones family, residents of Chicago, Illinois, Emma L. Houlsby, also of Chicago, and Prvt. Jos. F. Durkin, serving in France during World War One.

Source(s)

Hall, Wade, 1934- (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Daily Life and Family (localbroad)

War and Military (localbroad)

World War I (localbroad)

World War, 1914-1918 (lcsh)

Letters Box SC0001 Folder 1980