Fort Custer (Mich.)
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 5, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection consists of personal correspondence, notes, reports, and financial records. The majority of these relate to Mortimer Waldo's activities in Russia and Finland from 1916 to 1918.Letters to family and friends written from 1916 to 1917 describe life in Siberia and comment on the political situation in the United States and the entry of the U.S. into the First World War. Later letters (1918) concentrate on the Finnish Civil War. Those dating from after 1919 primarily...
Scope and Contents The Howard C. Rather papers consists of Rather's correspondence and diaries documenting his experiences as an Army officer during World War I. Covering the time period of January 1918 to May 1919, the collection includes descriptions of the people Rather dealt with every day, and the conditions he lived in, both in the States and in France. His letters home describe his training at Camp Custer, Michigan; Camp Jackson, South Carolina; Camp Merritt, New Jersey; and Saumur Artillery School,...
Dates: 1918 - 1919
Scope and Contents The scrapbook contains images of campus buildings, class rivalry postcards and poster, and class ballots. There are also photographs and programs from Camp Custer, an ROTC camp. Materials relating to the Eunomian Literary Society include a newsletter, programs, a circa 1934 reunion photograph. There is also a photograph of the Scabbard and Blade Swing Out Convocation from November 11, 1925. Materials relating to football include homecoming programs from 1922 and 1923, a stadium dedication...
Dates: 1915 - 1947; Majority of material found within 1922 - 1926