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James Alexander letters and journals

Identifier: MC-267

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Letters and journals written by James S. Alexander, chiefly from Europe during the First World War. The letters and journals contain Alexander's personal observations, conversations, facts, drawings, maps, etc. Also included is the 2008 publication containing excerpts compiled by Heywood Alexander.


  • Other: 1916-1919

James S. Alexander, Jr.

James S. Alexander, Jr., (Williams 1917) was one of the first Americans to hear of the signing of the First World War Armistice. He was a staff member of Supreme Allied Commander Marshal Foch's headquarters.


1.0 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

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Part of the Williams College Archives & Special Collections Repository

Sawyer Library
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