Edward Stewart Jones correspondence

Abstract

The Edward Stewart Jones correspondence (dated 1918-1919; 0.2 cubic feet; 1 box) consists of letters written mainly from England, by medical corpsman Edward Stewart Jones to his parents living near Lexington, Kentucky during World War I.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Edward Stewart Jones correspondence
Creator
Jones, Edward Stewart, 1888-1934.
Extent
0.2 Cubic Feet
Subjects
World War, 1914-1918 -- Medical and sanitary affairs.
Military hospitals.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, American.
Soldiers -- Correspondence.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Ida Sell
Preferred Citation
66m13: [Identification of item], Edward Stewart Jones correspondence, 1918-1919, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Sergeant Edward Stewart Jones served in the United States military during World War I. He was attached to the U.S. Base Hospital Unit 40 (the Barrow Unit), which was stationed in England in 1918 and 1919.
Scope and Content
The Edward Stewart Jones correspondence (dated 1918-1919; 0.2 cubic feet; 1 box) consists of letters written mainly from England, by medical corpsman Edward Stewart Jones to his parents living near Lexington, Kentucky during World War I. Some letters were sent from United States camps before and after his unit went overseas. They give a detailed description of Jones' experiences as a medical corpsman.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

1918 March 19-September 29

  • Box 1, folder 1
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1918 October 6-December 25

  • Box 1, folder 2
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1919 January 6-April 10

  • Box 1, folder 3
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