James Alexander letters and journals
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
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The James Alexander letters and journals is open for research. Researchers are encouraged to contact Special Collections staff prior to a visit.
Conditions Governing Use
In consultation with Special Collections staff, reproductions may be made upon request. Material in this collection may be subject to copyright.
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)
Language of Materials
L2 storage F5b
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Heywood Alexander, 2008.
- James Alexander letters and journals
- Conathan, Lisa and Laura Zepka
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