Marion H. Briggs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS.0574

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

This .21 linear feet collection of 28 items contains 18 pieces of correspondence written to family members primarily during World War I pertaining to army life and health. The collection also contains a booklet, map, pamphlet, and roster from the late 19th century. The collection is arranged in 14 file folders.

Dates

  • 1883-1948

Language of Materials

English

Biography

Marion H. Briggs, a native of Spencerville, Ohio, served in the U. S. Army during World War I. His overseas service was spent with the 147th U. S. Infantry Med. Dept. in Belgium, France, and Germany.

This collection was found and donated by Shanda Springer.

Extent

.21 Linear Feet

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives
Title
Finding Aid for the Marion H. Briggs Collection
Status
Completed
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


 

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