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Guide tothe Weir _____ Letters MSS.1981

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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:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2009-12-11T10:52-0600

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

December 2009
Collection Title:

Weir _____ Letters

Unit ID:

MSS.1981

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet (3 letters, 4 pages)

Dates:

1918 July 19-November 6

Abstract:

Three letters from Weir ______, who served in France in a field hospital during World War One.

Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of three letters from Weir ____, serving in France in a field hospital during World War One, to various unnamed members of his family in the United States. He describes the number wounded treated in his unit after a battle and noted that some of the younger doctors must still be in the States. He indicates that they should come to France and let the older doctors go home. He also talks about the various souvenirs he has sent home, including a helmet.

Processing Information:

Processed by

Martha Bace, 2007, revised and updated, December 2009

Preferred Citation:

Weir _____ Letters, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Wade Hall, 2005

Biographical/Historical note

Weir______ served in France in a field hospital during World War One.

Letters Box SC0001 Folder 1981

Letter from Weir, France, to Kiddo, July 19, 1918 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32205

Letter from Weir, France, to Father and Mother, October 8, 1918 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32206

Letter from Weir, France, to Mother and Genie, November 6, 1918 http://purl.lib.ua.edu/32207