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R. A. Luhmann World War I postcard collection

 Collection
Identifier: Midwest-MS-Luhmann

Scope and Contents

Collection of postcards from the Luhmann family, including about 200 cards with personal correspondence sent from 1903-1911. The bulk of the collection focuses on postcards, miscellaneous photographs, and assorted ephemera collected by Musician First Class R. A. Luhmann of World War I battlefields, towns, and soldiers (some images are graphic).

Dates

  • 1903-1918

Creator

Language

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unprocessed and is available by appointment only. Please contact reference@newberry.org at least 5 business days in advance to request an appointment.

Extent

0.6 Linear Feet (1 box, 1 folder)

Abstract

Collection of postcards from the Luhmann family, including about 200 cards with personal correspondence sent from 1903-1911. The bulk of the collection focuses on postcards, miscellaneous photographs, and assorted ephemera collected by Musician First Class R. A. Luhmann of World War I battlefields, towns, and soldiers (some images are graphic).

Location

B 22A 2

Provenance

Gift, Dianne Luhmann, 2018.

Source

Creator

Title
R. A. Luhmann World War I postcard collection, 1903-1911
Status
Unprocessed
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The Newberry Library - Modern Manuscripts Repository

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