Harold A. Seiler Papers
Scope and Contents
Collection contains 64 original letters written by Seiler to his mother, Lydia Seiler (August 12, 1918-May 24, 1919); notice of induction (August 4, 1918); honorable discharge (July 12, 1919); invitation to Welcome Home Reception and Dance (June 24, 1919); photographs (1919, ca.1921); ephemera; transcription of letters: Harold's Doughboy Letters edited by Paul McReil.
- Majority of material found in 1918-1921
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript of correspondence should be used for research. The collection is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
Harold A. Seiler was born in Kalamazoo, Mich. in 1897 and enlisted in the in the Army on August 4, 1918 at Littleton, Colo. Seiler served with the 405th Telegraph Battalion in Europe from August 1918 to May 1919.
1 Boxes (.5 linear feet)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Harold C. Seiler, 2011.
Catalog record based on preliminary inventory.
- Copy prints Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Ephemera (general object genre) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Letters (correspondence) Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Seiler, Harold A., 1897- -- Archives.
- Soldiers -- United States -- Correspondence. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- United States. Army. Telegraph Battalion, 405th -- Archival resources.
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American -- Correspondence. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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