A Guide to the George L. Ferguson Letters, 1918-1919 Ferguson, George L., Letters Ms1987-043

A Guide to the George L. Ferguson Letters, 1918-1919

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1987-043


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1987-043
Title
George L. Ferguson Letters, 1918-1919
Physical Characteristics
0.1 cu. ft. 1 folder
Creator
Ferguson, George L.
Language
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

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the George L. Ferguson Letters must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Acquisition Information

The collection was acquired by Special Collections prior to 1987.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: George L. Ferguson Letters, Ms1987-043, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

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 Content

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.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Ingles, Julia Harvey
  • Subjects:

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • World War I
  • Geographical Names:

  • Washington County (Va.)

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Ferguson, George L.
  • Ingles, Julia Harvey

Contents List

Folder 1
Letters, 1918-1919