Ferguson, George L., Letters

George L. Ferguson Letters, 1918-1919 Ms.1987.043


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Repository
Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech
Identification
Ms.1987.043
Title
George L. Ferguson Letters,1918-1919
Quantity
0.1 Cubic Feet 1 folder
Creator
Ferguson, George L.
Language
The materials in the collection are in English.
Abstract
The collections consists of letters written from a George L. Ferguson to Julia Harvey Ingles in 1918 and 1919, during World War I.

Administrative Information

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Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: [identification of item], [box], [folder], George L. Ferguson Letters, Ms1987-043, Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Scope and Contents

The collection was acquired by Special Collections prior to 1987.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the George L. Ferguson Letters was completed in October 2013.


Biographical Note

George L. Ferguson, of Elyria, Ohio, was a Sergeant First Class in the U.S. Army in 1918. While serving in France with the 306th Field Signal Battalion, 81st Division, A.E.F., Ferguson won the Distinguished Service Cross.

Scope and Contents

The collections consists of letters written from George L. Ferguson while on active service with the American Expeditionary Force during and immediately following World War I in France and Scotland, to Julia Harvey Ingles of Dublin and Abingdon, Virginia. The letters are dated 1918 and 1919.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

  • Ingles, Julia Harvey
  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Washington County (Va.)
  • World War, 1914-1918

Rights Statement for Archival Description

The guide to the George L. Ferguson Letters by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Ferguson, George L.
  • Ingles, Julia Harvey

Container List

folder 1
Letters,
1918-1919