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Guide to the Charles Bailey Reed correspondence, 1918-1921 and undated, bulk 1918 May-November

Summary

Forty-one manuscript letters from Charles Bailey Reed to his mother (Delia B. Reed), his father (Dr. William Reed), his sister and his grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Bailey). Most of the letters are written during his Medical Corps tour of duty in France, 1918-1919. There is also a typed transcript of a poem, "The doings over there," by Kent Thurber.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.10808
Title
Charles Bailey Reed correspondence
Creator
Reed, Charles Bailey.
Extent
41 items, 1 folder
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

Forty-one manuscript letters from Charles Bailey Reed to his mother (Delia B. Reed), his father (Dr. William Reed), his sister and his grandparents (Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Bailey). Most of the letters are written during his Medical Corps tour of duty in France, 1918-1919. There is also a typed transcript of a poem, "The doings over there," by Kent Thurber.

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[Identification of item], Charles Bailey Reed correspondence, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Historical Note

Medic specializing in radiology (Roentgenology, as it was known then) in U.S. Medical Reserve Corps in France during World War I, originally from Newburgh, Orange County, New York State.

Related Material

  • Charles Bailey Reed scrapbooks and photographs, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University)


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Provenance

Transfer, 2011

Processing Information

Processed by: Rubenstein Staff

Finding aid derived from MARC record using DukeMARC2EAD-HOMproject.xsl, December 2014

Other Notes

General note

Forms part of the Trent Manuscripts Collection.