World War I Letters

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World War I Letters

Collection Status: Open for Transcription

Transcription Difficulty Rating: Intermediate

About the Collection

This collection includes World War I letters (correspondence) from the consistently expanding collections of the State Library and State Archives of North Carolina. To help with context, like names of places or people, in the original documents, here are links to blogs written by our Military Archivist for select service members.

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The State Archives of North Carolina collects, preserves, manages and provides access to information that protects citizen rights, documents North Carolina history and culture, promotes transparency, and encourages stewardship of government records.

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Charles H. Warren Correspondence, October - December 1918

Charles H. Warren Correspondence, October - December 1918

52 pages: 100% transcribed, 8% needs review
Edgar N. Linker Papers

Edgar N. Linker Papers

31 pages: 100% transcribed, 10% needs review
Elbert E. Wilson Papers

Elbert E. Wilson Papers

Some pages still need work. Help out!

60 pages: 65% transcribed, 12% needs review
Elbert E. Wilson Papers

Elbert E. Wilson Papers

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46 pages: 30% transcribed, 2% needs review
Elbert E. Wilson Papers

Elbert E. Wilson Papers

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66 pages: 54% transcribed, 6% needs review
James G. Lane Correspondence, April 1918

James G. Lane Correspondence, April 1918

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7 pages: 14% transcribed, 14% needs review
James G. Lane Correspondence, August 1918

James G. Lane Correspondence, August 1918

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12 pages: 50% transcribed, 50% needs review
James G. Lane Correspondence, December 1918

James G. Lane Correspondence, December 1918

3 pages: 100% transcribed, 100% needs review
James G. Lane Correspondence, July 1918

James G. Lane Correspondence, July 1918

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21 pages: 53% transcribed, 29% needs review
John A. Smitherman Correspondence

John A. Smitherman Correspondence

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5 pages: 40% transcribed
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