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Clyde Wilbur Russell collection, 1917-1919

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Series I: Manuscripts
BOX-FOLDER MSS2396/1 Biographical Information
1 folder
MS01: Russell's biographical information; includes 2 letter abstracts from his son, Zack, and daughter, Vera Jean. Obituary newspaper clipping for Russell included.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2396/2-4 Correspondence, 1917-1919
4 folders
MS02: Russell's original handwritten correspondence and envelopes to his family. The majority are addressed to his mother, Mary Elizabeth Jayne Russell. A small portion are addressed to his brother Roy, and two addressed to an unidentified brother and sister. Topics include frustration towards mail delivery, training in France, veteran's desire to participate in combat, experience of combat, Armistice Day, and visit by General Pershing to review the 26th Division.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2396/5 Military Papers, 1917-1919
1 folder
MS03: Russell's discharge certificate, enlistment record, and Washington State record of discharge.
BOX-FOLDER MSS2396/7 Regimental/Unit Histories
1 folder
MS04: "The Immortal 26th" is a 4" x 6" pamphlet that provides a historical overview of the 26th Infantry Division and its achievements.
Series II: Artifacts
BOX-FOLDER MSS2396/8 Artifact
1 folder
AR01: Red Cross cloth drawstring bag (container for submitted letters).

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