The Library of Congress >  Researchers >  Search Finding Aids  >  Charles Edmund Worth collection, 1917-1919

Charles Edmund Worth collection, 1917-1919

Contact UsHelpSearch All Finding Aids
« Previous Page | Next Page »Series I: ManuscriptsNavigate Contents List
Access restrictions apply.
Series I: Manuscripts
BOX-FOLDER MSS2387/9 Clippings, 11/1917-1/1919
1 folder
MS04: Article in Correio de Manha, a Rio de Janeiro newspaper, dated 4/25/1918, regarding the arrival of American sailors (in Portuguese); the translation appears in Worth's letter to his mother dated 4/30/1918. Article in Tampa Morning Tribune printing excerpts of Worth's letter to his mother dated 4/21/1918. Article in Brazilian newspaper regarding cable censorship detail, date unknown. Photographs and captions in Rio de Janeiro paper O Malho regarding a banquet of the American Colony in Recife, Pernambuco, dated 01/18/1919 (in Portuguese). The front page of the Virginia-Pilot newspaper, dated 11/18/1917, regarding the enlistment of college men in Virginia; and the article "Politica Americana" in Portuguese, printed in the Rio de Janeiro paper Correio de Manha.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2387/1-6 Correspondence, 6/1917 - 6/1919
6 folders
MS01: Approximately 50 original handwritten and typewritten letters and Western Union telegrams from Worth to his mother during his service in Rio de Janeiro and Pernambuco, Brazil, at the American Embassy and the Cable Censorship Office. Topics include patriotism for the war effort directed at his mother's fears about the war (7/16/1918), the important role of the U.S. in the war (8/30/1918), the return of servicemen back home (2/7/1919), as well as the delivery of mail to Brazil, the weather of the country, and Carnival in Rio de Janeiro (3/06/1919).
BOX-FOLDER OVZ8/1 Correspondence Continued, 04/21/1918
1 folder
MS01: Page 2 of Worth's letter dated 4/21/1918.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2387/7 Creative Works, 1918
1 folder
MS02: Portuguese-English translations of Brazilian news articles featuring Worth. Translations were sent by Worth to his mother (3/30/1918); Essays and reflections on Brazil, its culture, and its people, written by Worth and sent to his mother (6/20/1918). Topics inlcude social conditions such as alcohol consumption, racial relations in the country, and class.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2387/8 Military Papers, 3/21/1918
1 folder
MS03: Certificate of Identification for Charles Edmund Worth, includes original fingerprints, original photograph, and original seal of the Department of the United States Navy; Notice regarding compulsory allotments issued by the Navy.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2387/10 Printed Matter
1 folder
MS05: 6 poems written by sailors during this time period; 2 postcards, one from Bridgetown, Barbados, and one from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from Worth to his mother Mrs. Helen Worth; Booklet entitled O Perigo Americano, which is a speech given by Medeiros E. Albuquerque of the Academia Brasileira at a conference in Rio de Janeiro on 5/23/1919 (in Portuguese).
BOX-FOLDER OVZ108/1 Printed Material Continued, undated
1 folder
MS05: Brazilian poster entitled "O Espirito dos Estados Unidos," date unknown, in Portuguese.
Series II: Photographs
BOX-FOLDER MSS2387/11 Photographic Prints, 1918-1919
1 folder
PH01-PH26: Photos feature Cable Censorship Office, American Embassy, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, many include veteran. PH06, PH07, PH23 feature veteran alone.

Contents List