8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) World War, 1914-1918--Belgium.

  1. Brand Whitlock papers, 1890-1934

    40,000 items. 168 containers plus 3 oversize. 65.4 linear feet. 29 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, lawyer, diplomat, and mayor of Toledo, Ohio. Correspondence, journals, diaries, speeches and writings, biographical material, scrapbooks, photographs, printed material, clippings, financial records, and memorabilia relating to Whitlock's career as a writer, diplomat, and politician, and his interest in municipal administration.

  2. Oscar Terry Crosby papers, 1878-1947

    1400 items. 9 containers. 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States assistant secretary of the treasury, public utilities executive, explorer, and author. Correspondence, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, clippings, and printed material relating primarily to Crosby's activities with the Commission for Relief in Belgium, his work at the Treasury Department, 1917-1918, interest in international finance, post-World War I German reparations and Allied debts, the establishment of an international peace tribunal, and travels in Africa, the Near and Far East, and Europe.

  3. John Alexander Logan family papers, 1836-1925

    46,000 items. 145 containers plus 31 oversize and 1 vault. 61.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chiefly papers of John Alexander Logan (1826-1886), Union Army officer and United States senator and representative from Illinois; and of his wife, Mary Simmerson Cunningham Logan (1838-1923), author. Correspondence, legal and military papers, drafts of speeches, articles, and books, scrapbooks, maps, memorabilia, and printed matter relating chiefly to the Logans and the military, political, and social history of the Civil War and postwar periods.

  4. George Sherwin Simonds papers, 1894-1937

    16,000 items. 26 containers. 10.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer. Correspondence, memoranda, and other records pertaining mainly to the operation of the U.S. Army’s 2nd Corps with the British armies during the Ypres-Lys (Ieper) and Somme offensives of 1918, the operation of the American Embarkation Center (Le Mans, France), and the Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments, Geneva, Switzerland, 1932-1934.

  5. Gifford Pinchot papers, 1770-1972

    2,000,000 items. 3,023 containers plus 33 oversize. 1,220 linear feet. 37 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Conservationist, chief forester for the United States Department of Agriculture, professor of forestry at Yale University, and governor of Pennsylvania. Primarily correspondence and subject files, together with diaries, memoranda, speeches, articles, reports, financial papers, bulletins, pamphlets, clippings, memorabilia, and other papers relating chiefly to Pinchot's activities in conservation and forestry and to his terms as governor of Pennsylvania.

  6. John W. Colbert papers, 1895-1966

    400 items. 3 containers plus 1 oversize. 1.9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Pathologist and physician. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and lectures, articles, research materials, and artwork pertaining to Colbert's experiences researching tropical diseases, providing medical care to the French and American armies during World War I, accompanying the American Expeditionary Forces to Russia, working as a physician in China, founding the Woman's Ambulance and Defense Corps of America, and serving as a U.S. Army officer during World War II.

  7. Belgian children's letters to President Woodrow Wilson, 1915

    8,400 items. 24 containers. 9.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Letters written by Belgian school children to President Woodrow Wilson expressing gratitude for American aid after the German invasion of Belgium during World War I.

  8. Maps showing entrenchments in France during World War I at a scale of 1:20,000

    477 maps. 94 folders . -- Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of 477 maps from World War I created by American and French forces that show trenches and related military information in France and Belgium. Maps are scaled at 1:20,000. Data taken from aerial photography ("tranchées d'après photos ... ") and observation ("Schématique d'apres renseignements"). Some maps are in color and are sized at 100 x 100 cm or smaller. Relief shown by contours and spot heights. In upper left or right margin of some sheets: Groupe des canevas de tir; Canevas de tir; Plan directeur. On some sheets "Secret" is stamped. Some sheets include index to adjoining sheets and boundary diagram. Trenches and other military positions are illustrated in red, blue or both. An index map is stored with the collection.