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Edmond Arthur Littlefield Collection

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Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information

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Collection Overview +/-

Title: Edmond Arthur Littlefield Collection
Dates: 1906-1968 (inclusive)
Collection Number: MS 303
Summary: 2 linear feet
Repository: Stewart Library Special Collections
Address:
Weber State University
2901 University Circle
Ogden UT 84408

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 1: Correspondence
item 1.: Letter from Ted to Mane. and Ike.: Sep. 8, 1906
item 2.: Union Pacific Rail Road Company Certificate of Service: Sep. 17, 1907
item 3.: Letter from Ted to Mother: Dec 26, 1917
item 4.: Letter from Ted to Mother: Dec 29, 1917
item 5.: Letter from Ted to Mother: Apr 15, 1918
item 6.: Letter from Ted to Mother: May 4, 1918
item 7.: Letter from Ted to Mother: May 12, 1918
item 8.: Letter from Ted to Mother: May 15, 1918
item 9.: Letter from Ted to Mother: June 9, 1918
item 10.: Letter from Ted to Mother: June 23, 1918
item 11.: Letter from Ted to Mother: July 10, 1918
item 12.: Letter from Ted to Mother: Aug 4, 1918
item 13.: Letter from Ted to Mother: Sep 28, 1918
item 14.: Letter from Ted to Mother: Oct 10, 1918
item 15.: Letter from Ted to Mother: Nov 20, 1918
item 16.: Letter from Ted to Mother: Dec 14, 1918
item 17.: Letter from Ted to Mother: Jan 16, 1919
item 18.: Letter from Ted to Mother: Jan 19, 1919
item 19.: Letter from Ted to Mother: Jan 30, 1919
item 20.: Letter from Ted to Mother: Feb 10, 1919
item 21.: Letter from Ted to Theron: Jan 14, 1918
item 22.: Letter from Ted to Theron: Apr 16, 1918
item 23.: Letter from Ted to Theron: June 26, 1918
item 24.: Letter from Ted to Theron: Nov 11, 1918
item 25.: Letter from Ted to Theron: Nov 20, 1918
item 26.: Letter ? to Ted: May 14, 1918
item 27.: Letter from Ted to Mary Littlefield: Jan 1, 1919
item 28.: Letter from Ted to E. O. Wattis: Aug 4, 1918
item 29.: Letter from Ted to Martha Wattis: May 12, 1918
item 30.: Envelope from Ted to Florence Turner
item 31.: Letter from Ted to Trude Turner: Dec 1, 1918
item 32.: Postcard from Ted to Trude Turner: May 13, 1918
item 33.: Draft Registration Letter and Card: Sep 18, 1917
item 34.: Letter requesting permit for passport: Sep 18, 1917
item 35.: Letter of Passage for Edmond Arthur Littlefield from French Ambassador to England
item 36.: Request for French visa and passport: Oct 12, 1917
item 37.: French Army Order of Transport: Oct 13, 1917
item 38.: Barracks and Bed Assignment: Oct 14, 1917
item 39.: Uniform sent to Ted's son Ed (Wattis) Apr 15, 1918
item 40.: First Class Train Ticket Oct 17, 1918
item 41.: Officer's Christmas Party Invitation and Menu: Dec 18, 1918
item 42.: Edmond A. Littlefield Honorable Discharge from U.S. Army: Apr 11, 1919
item 43.: Edmond Arthur Littlefield WWI Diary
item 44.: Edmond Arthur Littlefield Individual Pay Record Book
item 45.: Edmond Arthur Littlefield Permission of Leave and Order Movement Packet
item 46.: Postcards
item 47.: Soissons Postcard Booklet
item 48.: Theater Caumartin Ticket Stub
item 49.: Edmond Arthur Littlefield WWI Uniform Insignia and I.D. Bracelet
item 50.: Conard Bulletin
item 51.: American Field Service Bulletin: Mar 9, 1918
item 52.: Ogden Standard Examiner: Apr 17, 1918
item 53.: Ogden Standard Examiner "War Edition": Nov 11, 1918
item 54.: Miss Mary Littlefield newspaper clipping: Nov 15, 1914
item 55.: "Ambulance Blanket Highly Appreciated" Newspaper Clipping
item 56.: "First Ogden Boy to Receive Cross of War. . ." and "Jack Littlefield is in France Doing His Part" Newspaper Clippings
item 57.: "Honored Ogden Man Returns from France " Newspaper Clipping
item 58.: Imperial Hotel ( London ) Receipt: Oct 11
item 59.: "Mrs. Florence Littlefield" Newspaper Clipping
item 60.: "Utah Men Decorated" Newspaper Clipping: June 4
item 61.: "Writes of Decoration" Newspaper Clipping
Box 2: Correspondence
item 1.: Letter to E. A. Littlefield from son Ed: Dec 10, 1958
item 2.: Family News Bulletin from Ed: July 1964
item 3.: Letter from Ed to Dad and Kath: Jan 6, 1965
item 4.: Letter from Ed to Dad: Oct 14, 1965
item 5.: Letter from Eddie to Grandad: Oct 6, 1958
item 6.: Letter from Eddie to Grandad: Dec 25, 1958
item 7.: Letter from Eddie to Grandad and Grandma Kath: Jan 17, 1959
item 8.: Letter from Eddie to Grandad: Mar 5, 1959
item 9.: Letter from Eddie to Grandad and Grandma Kath: Post Marked Aug 4, 1964
item 10.: Letter from Eddie to Mom and Dad: July 10, 1959
item 11.: Letter from Denise to Grandad: Feb 26, 1959
item 12.: Letter from Denise to Grandad: Mar 1, 1959
item 13.: Envelope to Mr. E. A. Littlefield from Denise: Mar 1959
item 14.: Letter from Denise to Grandad
item 15.: Letter from Denise to Grandad
item 16.: Envelope to Grandad from Denise
item 17.: Letter and Easter Drawings from Denise to Grandad
item 18.: Envelope to Grandma Kath from Denise: Post Marked March 1958
item 19.: Letter from Denise to Grandma Kath
item 20.: Letter from Denise to Grandad and Grandma Kath: Dec 27, 1958
item 21.: Letter from Denise to Grandad and Grandma Kath: Feb 1959
item 22.: Letter from Denise to Grandad and Grandma Kath: June 26, 1964
item 23.: Letter from Denise to Grandad and Grandma Kath: July 5, 1964
item 24.: Letter from Denise to Grandad and Grandma Kath: July 30, 1964
item 25.: Letter from Denise to Grandad and Grandma Kath: Aug 4, 1964
item 26.: Letter from Denise to Grandad and Grandma Kath
item 27.: Letter from Jack (John Littlefield) to Ted: July 4, 1954
item 28.: Letter from Jacques to Grandad and Grandma Kath: Dec 26, 1958
item 29.: Letter from Jacques to Grandad and Grandma Kath: Mar 20, 1959
item 30.: Letter from Jacques to Mom and Dad: June 12, 1954
item 31.: Letter from Jacques to Sir: June 5, 1959
item 32.: Letter from Jeannik to Kath: June 24, 1964
item 33.: Letter to Ted from Calvin S. Smith: Jan 10, 1956
item 34.: Letter from Ed to Ted: Mar 11, 1956
item 35.: Letter to Ted from Mel
item 36.: Premier Rassemblement Apres La Guerre (Reunion Program): Feb 17, 1920
item 37.: American Legion Card: Mar 17, 1920
item 38.: Service Star Legion- Florence Littlefield: June 2, 1928
item 39.: Writing Sample (child's)
item 40.: Littlefield Name Card
item 41.: Poems by E.W. Crocker
item 42.: Rhymes of a Lost Battalion Doughboy: 1921
item 43.: SAR Memoriam Edmond Arthur Littlefield
item 44.: Deseret News Obituary for Edmond Arthur Littlefield: Dec 16, 1965
item 45.: Palo Alto Times Obituary for Edmond Arthur Littlefield: Dec 15, 1965
item 46.: Palo Alto Times Obituary for Edmond Arthur Littlefield: Dec 16, 1956
item 47.: San Francisco Chronicle Obituary for Edmond Arthur Littlefield: Dec 16, 1965
item 48.: Obituary for Edmond A. Littlefield
item 49.: Obituary of John C. Littlefield: March 1968
item 50.: E.W. Howe's Monthly: June 1931
item 51.: Ogden Examiner Clipping "Three Littlefield Brothers are in American Fighting Forces": Mar 31, 1931
item 52.: "Mr. Dooley Said" Newspaper Clipping: 1936
item 53.: San Francisco Chronicle "Invasion Extra": June 6, 1944
item 54.: "Warriors Obtain Use of Well-Fitted Structure" Newspaper Clipping:
item 55.: "1000 Expected in S.L. for Legion Meeting" Newspaper clipping
item 56.: Property Title- Edmond Arthur Littlefield (Arco Idaho ?)
item 57.: Kaibab Lodge Phamphlet
item 58.: Essay on the Grim Reaper and Death
item 59.: Essay on the Grand Army
Box 3: Photographs
item 1.: Ted Littlefield, Tucson, Arizona 1911
item 2.: E. A. Littlefield, France 1917
item 3.: E. A. Littlefield, France 1918
item 4.: Edmond A. Littlefield
item 5.: E. A. Littlefield with stretcher
item 6.: Littlefield- Wash Day
item 7.: Edmond A. Littlefield in WWI Uniform
item 8.: French Cross of War Ceremony>
item 8.: Description of the ceremony
item 8: Ceremony photos
item 9.: Ted and Theron Littlefield in Uniform
item 10.: Theron at Front with Ted
item 11.: Theron R. Littlefield -Front in France
item 12.: Theron Littlefield in Uniform
item 13.: Lieut. George K. Brady
item 14.: Lt. Bingham and French Lt. of Old Station 18, Oct 1917
item 15.: American Field Service Cook -Breton
item 16.: Breton-Cook-Juvigny
item 17.: French Cook Breton Surrounded by Men
item 18.: Harold Gay Crawford (Gyp)
item 19.: Crawford (Gyp) and Kemble ( Roy )
item 20.: Francis Dana Coman "Frank"
item 21.: Chaleau Ecurie-Coman, Love, Thorpe
item 22.: 5 Elks (Left to Right) Ky Des Cognets, Albert Magnus, Chas Love, Roy Kemble, Littlefield. Oct 1917
item 23.: Mac Dougal, Julius Beeby
item 24.: Ferrieres the Ploughman
item 25.: Green, Mechanic (Rear-no helmet)
item 26.: Girard V'B Hale "Gassed, not serious" Sept 28, 1918
item 27.: Soldiers Johnson, Hale, and Kimball
item 28.: Roy Kemble
item 29.: On the Way to Brest -Kemble top left
item 30.: Kemble, Crawford, and Littlefield (Ted)
item 31.: Roy Kemble, Don Murphy, Pal Palamountain
item 31.: Barrack Cheman de Dermes
item 32.: Roy Kemble, Myee Stove Cleaners
item 33.: Chas. Love
item 34.: Female and Charles (Chuck), "Love lends a helping hand."
item 35.: Charles Love, Don Murphy, Ted Littlefield, Pal Palamountain
item 36.: Don Miller on road to Crouy
item 37.: Don C. Murphy, Ruhla , Germany Oct 20, 1918
item 38.: Don Murphy
item 39.: Don Murphy and Littlefield (barber)
item 40.: Clean Up (2) Murphy Missing
item 41.: Pal Palamountain
item 42.: Beer and Palamountain
item 43.: Pal and Frank Coman, Chacrise Dec 1917
item 44.: Palamountain, Coman, Crawford
item 45.: Wright, James, Palamountain, Beebe, Coman-Taken on Somme
item 46.: Ambulance drivers shoveling
item 47.: "French Infantry passing barracks- Juvigny just out of trenches trying to catch cigarettes." Christmas 1917
item 48.: Large Group of Soldiers (Named on Photo)
item 49.: German Prisoners carrying in wounded- Souain Battle Champagne Sep 25 1918
item 50.: Refugees- Chemin Des Dames
item 51.: Soldiers holding chickens Juvigny Dec 1917
item 52.: Soldiers with guns
item 53.: Soldiers
item 54.: Villagers
item 55.: Courtyard Barracks Nov 1917
item 56.: Barracks Juvigny Dec 1917-18
item 57.: From Barracks- showing cafe which we patronized
item 58.: The Barracks at Veuve Oct 1917
item 59.: Barracks- La Veuve Chalon Sur Marne Oct 1917
item 60.: Camp Dix- "Recreation furnished free to a couple of returning heroes." Just cleaning streets
item 61.: Camp Dix Recreation
item 62.: Camp Dix
item 63.: Headquarters Paris , France
item 64.: View of Hospital at La Veuve Taken from entrance. Taken last of Oct 1917
item 65.: Ambulances
item 66.: Camaflogue (sic) Road
item 67.: Cook equipment and supply trailer
item 68.: French Guns
item 69.: French Engines Camaflouge (sic)
item 70.: French Mounted Naval Guns St. Halarie
item 71.: French Transports on road to front
item 72.: Front Trenches
item 73.: Gasmask Test Chacrise
item 74.: "Half the cars in section 18 parked by the Bureau" Oct 1917
item 75.: Headstone for Emmanuel Bomsel 12 Jan 1918
item 76.: Message Pigeons Relay
item 77.: Monument Crouy France
item 78.: Observation Balloons
item 79.: Observation Balloon Juvigny
item 80.: Roadside Shrine
item 81.: Roads we had to climb to our post
item 82.: Trains
item 83.: Trenches
item 84.: Tug of war on horses Vosgue
Box 4: Photographs
item 1.: Abby Hautecombe
item 2.: Bais De Quincy Post #1
item 3.: Brest, France
item 4.: On way to Brest
item 5.: Brest, France On way to discharge
item 6.: Train to Brest
item 7.: Brusson, France -French Laundry
item 8.: Chacrise, France -Nov 1917
item 9.: Chacrise, France
item 10.: Chalon Ecurie
item 11.: Chalon Sur Marne
item 12.: Near Chalon Sur Marne
item 13.: Chemin des Banes Ouilly
item 14.: Chemin des Dames May 26, 1918
item 15.: Clamberry Savoy District
item 16.: Juvigny Dec 1917
item 17.: Juvigny from grave yard Dec 1917
item 18.: Juvigny -Chemin des Xunaes
item 19.: Juvigny
item 20.: Mt. Luilly Post #3
item 21.: Mt. Luilly -Priest and Broncardiers
item 22.: Mt. Luilly
item 23.: Mt. Luilly
item 24.: Montaigne Neuve Post #4
item 25.: Montaigne Neuve
item 26.: Rest on retreat to Moudidie
item 27.: Paissy
item 28.: Eiffle Tower
item 29.: Palace de la Republic Soission Nov 1917
item 30.: Soission 1917
item 31.: Soissions's Cathedral
item 32.: Somme
item 33.: Retreat: Somme
item 34.: La Tueries Dec 1917
item 35.: La Tueries Post #2 Dec. 1917
item 36.: Vauxillion-No man's land from trenches
item 37.: Veudresse
item 38.: La Veuve 1917
item 39.: Enroute Vosgue
item 40.: Destruction-WWI
item 41.: Unidentified Buildings
item 42.: Unidentified Cities
item 43.: Unidentified Landscapes
item 44.: Negatives
item 45.: CD of Pictures: Little Soldier, Ted and Ed, and "Little Ed" with dog

Content Description +/-

This collection contains personal letters and photos of Edmond Arthur Littlefield principally from his service in the American Field Service during World War I. Other items include pre and post WWI letters and photos. The collection was donated by Denise Sobel, his granddaughter. The collection is principally divided into two main parts, correspondence and photographs. Sub groups and chronology follows.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Open to public research.

Administrative Information +/-

Arrangement:

This collection is arrranged by subject group.

Acquisition Information:

donated by Denise Sobel, 2006.

Processing Note:

This collection was processed by a Special Collections processor.

Creator:

Littlefield, Edmond Arthur

Language:

Collection materials are in English.

Sponsor:

Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant, 2007-2008

Quantity:

4 box

Language of the Finding Aid:

Finding guide is in English in Latin script.

Author of the Finding Aid:

Finding aid created by Sarah Langsdon.

EAD Creation Date:

2011

Standard:

Finding aid based on DACS (Describing Archives: A Content Standard).

Subjects +/-

Subject Terms:

World War, 1914-1918
Correspondence
Photographs
World War, 1914-1918 Anecdotes
Croix de guerre (France)

Personal Names:

Littlefield, Edmond Arthur

Geographical Names:

Ogden, Utah

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