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John and Lillian Gibbs Collection

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Identifier: 2013.05-B
Scope and Contents Several themes are found throughout this collection. Descriptions of France and the customs of the French run throughout John’s letters to Lillian. In her letters to John, Lillian speaks of the Spanish Influenza and its effects on both herself and the rest of their community. She also writes often of her deceased sister, Kate, and the children she left behind. Both John and Lillian express their love for each other in almost every letter and look forward to the life they will have when John...
Dates: 1914-1919, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1918-1919,

John "Elmer" Martin Collection

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Identifier: 2015.05
Scope and Contents The John "Elmer" Martin Collection consists of eleven letters to the Martin Family in Oklahoma during World War I. Ten are from Elmer, and one is from his friend Herbert A. Norris. The collection also consists of transcriptions of the letters, with archivist’s edits, created by the collection’s donor, Mr. Bob Martin, Elmer’s nephew. The collection is arranged with the letters in chronological order, starting in 1917 and ending in 1919, with the donor’s transcriptions at the end. The letters...
Dates: 1917-2010, inclusive; Majority of material found within 1917-1919,

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