Floyd H. Lea Manuscript Collection [DOC MSS 54]
Identifier: DOC MSS 54
This collection provides good descriptions of combat in France as well as of the jubilation attending the armistice on November 11, 1918.Â It also contains such typical soldiers' documents as call-up and discharge papers.
- Lea, Floyd H. (Person)
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This collection contains a diary kept by Floyd Lea while overseas during World War I. It offers vivid pictures both of combat and its aftermath, as well as a harrowing story of a double train wreck that Lea experienced as he made his way home through France. This collection is organized into 3 series:Â 1. Diaries; 2. Ephemera; 3. Photographs.
Source of Acquisition
Purchased from Charles Apfelbaum Rare Manuscripts and Archives
- Floyd H. Lea Manuscript Collection [DOC MSS 54]DOC MSS 54
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