I.J. Clendinnen post-WWI scrapbook
1000.050

Summary Information

Repository
The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Title
I.J. Clendinnen post-WWI scrapbook
ID
1000.050
Date
Between 1910-1922
Extent
0.1 Linear feet 1 box.
General Physical Description note
Excellent.
Language
English
Language
These materials are in English.

Preferred Citation note

I.J. Clendinnen scrapbooik, between 1919-1920]. Coll No. 1000.050. McFarlin Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives. University of Tulsa.

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Scope and Contents note

Scrapbook/photo album of I.J.Clendinnen of the Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps. Contents include photo-postcards, B/W snapshots, newspaper clippings, postage stamps, dance cards, menus and programmes. All items are pasted onto gray paper scrapbook pages. The album is covered in fabric of geometric design and tied with a black cord with wooden beads.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives 2013 September

McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa, OK, 74104-3123
918-631-2496
Marc-carlson@utulsa.edu

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • Clendinnen, I. J.

Subject(s)

  • World War I Collection.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- France.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- France.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Germany
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Photographs.
  • World War, 1914-1918.

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Collection Inventory

Page 1 1919 Spring   Sizes range from 8 x 13.7 to 13.1 x 8.9 cm; orientation varies. B/W photo-reproduction postcards

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War zone, France. 5 images include:

Amy (Oise)

Ham (Somme)

Ghauny (Aisne)

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Page 2   Size approximately 7.5 x 13.9 cm B/W photo-reproduction postcards

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War zone, France. 4 images include:

Suzoy (Oise)

Noyon (Oise)

Peronne (Somme)

Crapeaumesnil (Oise)

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Page 3   Sizes range from 7.9 x 11.8 to 8.8 x 13.8 cm; orientation varies. Sepia-toned photo-postcards

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Cologne during the British occupation. 6 images include:

The Hohe Strasse, Spring 1919

First mounted troops to enter Cologne before [text faded -- Dam [Notre Dame] west door -- text faded]

First Scottish troops entering Cologne, Dom [Notre Dame] - west door Spring 1919

First German troops returning home on the Hange-Brucke

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Page 4   Approximately 8.8 x 13.9 cm; orientation varies. Sepia-toned photo-postcards

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5 images include:

Hohe Strasse A of O [Armies of Occupation]

British Aeroplanes flying around Dam [Nortre Dame]. A of O [Armies of Occupation]

HMML flotilla. A of O [Armies of Occupation]

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Page 5   Approximately 6.1 x 3.9 cm; orientation varies. B/W snapshots

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25 images include:

Easter; Easter Monday, 1919.

Good Friday; guard examining pass on Good Friday, 1919.

View of the Kalk Bridge; sentry near the bridge.

Civil Permit Office and office personnel, April 1919; personnel on the balcony of the Civil Permit Office, April 1919. View of a naval procession as seen from the balcony of the Civil Permit Office, April 1919.

German policeman saluting ---, April 1919.

View of the south door of Notre Dame, April 1919.

Mr. L--- and Spencer outside Nortre Dame, April 1919.

Band members with instruments, dressed in their kilts.

Cafe scene

Partial view of an aeroplane.

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Page 6   Photograph measures 9 x 14 cm. Sepia-toned photograph and press cuttings.

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1 photograph depicting civilian men and women and uniformed men dancing on the dance floor.

3 press cuttings include:

"Umbrella parade at Cologne"

"Orders for the British troops in case of civil distrubances" [sign] displayed outside Cologne Cathedral"

"Motor-launch blown up. The wrecked ML229, beached at Cologne..."

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Page 7   Approximately 6 x 4 cm; orientation varies. B/W snapshots

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Un-captioned snapshots. 19 images include:

Street scenes in a metropolitan area.

Small and large steam ships on waterways and views of the water from the boat deck.

Bridges over large bodies of water.

Man standing on deck, in full dress uniform, smoking a cigarette.

Aeroplane in flight overhead.

Interior shot of a formal dining room.

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Page 8 

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6 press cuttings. Topics include:

"Plumer's Farewell to the Rhine."

"The Duke of Conaught in Rhineland."

"Cardinal's Wet Walk in Cologne Parade."

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Page 9   Approximately 8.8 x 13.2 cm B/W photo-postcards

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Four views featuring partial scenes of a military review or parade, attended by high ranking officers.

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Page 10 

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5 press cuttings featuring a variety of scenes regarding Foch's visit to Cologne to check on military readiness should Germany reuse to sign [the treaty] as well as Foch's meeting of Commander-in-Chief Sir William Robertson.

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Page 11   Approximately 3.6 x 5.6 cm; orientation varies. B/W snapshots

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Snapshots are un-captioned. 17 images include:

Street scenes in a metropolitan area, seen in rain and snow.

Apparent visit to a zoo.

Women at the beach, in coats and hats; women in a park, in coats and hats.

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Page 12 

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5 press cuttings. Topics include:

"Troops of our Army of Occupation in Rhineland, debarred from trips on the Thames...."

"Tea-time on the course at Cologne...."

The British Army on the Rhine kep Eastertide with traditional holiday fun...."

"Off Duty--Three D.A.P.M.'s in the Rhineland have a quiet chat over the Peace terms."

"The Cologne Derby. Sir William Robertson, Commander-in-Chief at the London Divisional race meeting at Cologne...."

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Page 13 

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5 press cuttings. Topics include:

"Tommy on the Rhine doesn't find things dull. The Souther Division race meeting at Kalk, Cologne...."

"A stage coach ws the grand stand."

"Capt. Harris, R.A.S.C., winner of Tally Ho maiden steeplchase and Stewards' Plate."

"One of the many pretty tea gardens on the coarse."

"Miss Decima Moore and Brig.-Gen. Stockley, inspecting the cups."

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Page 14 

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4 press cuttings. Topics include:

"The King's birthday was enthusiastically honoured by the boys on the Rhine...."

"To guard against the wily Hun smuggling on the Rhine, British searchlights pick out all craft crossing the river after dark."

"On leave and homeward bound officers of the British Army of the Rhine travelling in the Cologne to Boulogne express."

"From the Rhine Army will come a crew to compete for the King's Cup at Henley...."

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Page 15 

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German postage stamps: 3 cancelled, 1 uncancelled.

Label: "Designed by the British military authorities, No. 199", Date_____"

Circulation stamp: "Allied Armies of Occupation circulation pass.

Photostat of a handwritten note and accompanying envelope, written in German.

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Page 16 

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Press cuttings regarding elaborate precautions taken against smuggling in occupied zone in Germany as well as WAAC officers waiting at the barrier on the Dusseldorf Road to search women who often try to smuggle arms to the "strickers".

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Page 17   3.7 x 5.7 cm B/W photo-postcard and snapshots

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Snapshots are un-captioned. 1 photo-postcard of a bird's-eye view of the Rhein. 18 images include village and street scenes featuring civilians and children engaged in activities, views of the river from the banks and from boat decks, an iron bridge, a church, etc.

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Page 18   13.7 x 19.5 cm B/W glossy photographic prints

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2 images:

Women in uniform, seated at a table engaged in war-related work.

2 women in uniform, consulting a wall map.

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Page 19   Sizes range from 6.2 x 13.9 to 8.6 x 14 cm B/W and sepia-toned photographs and photo-postcards.

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6 images include:

Lines of mounted soldiers in helmets, moving down the street of a German city.

Line of mounted soldiers and horse-drawn wagons cross an expansion bridge in the rain.

Short line of mounted soldiers and horse-drawn wagons, waiting on the street of an unidentified city.

Rear view of horse-drawn military wagons (Durchmarsch Engl. Truppen) passing through a city as civilians make their way along the sidewalks. 1919 July 1.

View of the entrance to the Excelsior Hotel where high-ranking officers are pictured exiting a vehicle.

Military review.

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Page 20 

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4 press cuttings. Topics include:

"Corpus Christi Day in Cologne...."

"Peace Sunday in Cologne."

Press cutting regarding the German held Corpus Christi ceremony taking place near the British Officers Club.

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Page 21   4.4 x 6.2 cm; orientation varies. 24 B/W snapshots

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24 images:

Naval officers and seamen, pictured with a pet monkey and pet dog.

Naval officers in dress uniform pictured engaged in a variety of non-duty related activies with civilians.

Views of the water, bridges, shoreline, as seen from the boat.

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Page 22 

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5 press cuttings. Topics include: "British motor launch on the slips at Mulheim repair yard near Cologne...."; "Some of the 9th East Surreys on guard on the Hohenzolher bridge at Cologne..."; "The polar bears in the Zoological Gardesn, Cologne...."; press cuttings regarding the inspection of the Captain of the German police force by General Rogers, British Provost Marshal.

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Page 23 

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4 press cuttings. Topics include: Peace celebrations among military and civilians; "Gen. Hutchinson with Miss Robertson, daughter of the C-in-C"; "A general view of the Hohenzollern Bridge showing the guns leaving after the firing...."; "Misses Hookey and Drew, winners of the ladies' open doubles [tennis] and Misses Doublas and McMaster, their opponents."

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Page 24 1919    Images range in size from 8.2 x 13.5 cm to 17.4 x 22.9 cm

General note

B/W photograph and photo-postcards

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3 images:

Close up street view of a military parade, Koln.

Close up view of a military parade across an iron bridge.

Gun salute.

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Page 25   Images range in size from 8.2 x 4.5 to 11.3 x 16.9 cm B/W snapshots and photographs

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6 images:

Group photos of large groups of attendees at a costume party in a ballroom.

Snapshot of men and women on a dance floor.

Snapshot of a man in naval dress uniform.

Snapshot of young men and women, all in hats, seated on the steps of municipal building.

Snapshot of 4 women and one uniformed man, the women appearing dressed in driving caps and trench coats.

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Page 26 

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2 press cuttings. Topcs include: "Scenes in Occupied Germany". "A German shoeblack cleaning a Scottish soldier's boots in a street of Cologne"; "Scene on the banks of the Rhine near Cologne, where mixed bathing is now in full swing...."

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Page 27   Images range in size from 3.7 x 5.7 cm to 8.4 x 13.7 cm B/W snapshots and photo-postcard

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6 images:

Men in dress military uniform and civilian women, seated and/or standing on the outskirts of a sports field.

Women in coate and hat pictured standing in the woods.

Exterior view of a manor house or mansion.

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Page 28   Images range in size from 7.1 x 13.3 to 8.6 x 13.7 cm. B/W and sepia-toned photographs and photo-postcards

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5 images featuring scenes of military parades taking place on the streets of a large city.

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Page 29   Image sizes range from 3.4 x 3.7 to 3.6 x 5.5 cm. B/W snapshots

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25 images:

Views of a military parade on the street of a large city.

Views of small water craft, docked alongside a water sports club house.

Views of the water as seen from a small water craft.

Candid shots of a man in dress uniform.

Candid shots of a woman in uniform.

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Page 30   Image sizes range from 7.4 x 5.6 to 7.5 x 10.8 cm. B/W snapshots

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5 images:

Candid views of young women in uniform.

Man in dress uniform with his dog on board a small water craft.

View from the deck of another boat of the individuals featured in the preceeding 4 images as they sail on a small water craft.

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Page 31   Images range in size from 7.8 x 5.4 to 15.4 x 11.6 cm. B/W snapshots and photograph

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7 images:

View of a water sports club and docked small water craft.

Views of the shoreline featuring boats in the water and a biplane in the air.

Views of navy men and officers pictured on the deck of a boat.

View of a uniformed woman seated on deck of a boat navigated by sailors.

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Page 32   23 x 27.9 cm B/W photograph

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Professional group photograph featuring 16 uniformed women and 2 uniformed men, standing and seated outside a municipal building.

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Page 33   23.1 x 28.7 cm B/W photograph

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Professional group photograph of the 16 uniformed women featured in the image on Page 32, standing and seated in front of the same municipal building.

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Page 34 

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Press cuttings. 2 cuttings regarding Churchill's review of the troops in Cologne.

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Page 35   Photograph measures 11.1 x 15.1 cm B/W photograph and 5 press cuttings

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Press cuttings. 5 press cuttings regarding Churchill's review and visit with Englishwomen on the Rhine and the women of the Empire Leave Club.

Photograph featuring Churchill reviewing a group of civilian women.

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Page 36   Images range in size from 7.3 x 11.5 to 20 x 25 cm. B/W snapshots

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2 images:

Group of 7 uniformed women and 2 uniformed men, pictured on a balcony.

Group of 6 uniformed women and a dog on lead, pictured near the entrance of a cathedral-like structure.

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Page 37   Images range in size from 7.4 x 5.2 to 13.9 x 9.5 cm. Sepia and B/W portraits and one snapshot.

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One portrait each of 2 young women in uniform.

Snapshot of a woman in uniform, pictured standing outside a residence holding a cat.

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Page 38   9.1 x 13.9 cm B/W photo-postcard

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Professional group photo of 29 uniformed men and officers, and 4 women and a dog, pictured seated and standing outdoors on a brick plaza.

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Page 39 1919 October 30   33.1 x 20.5 cm Mimeograph typed document

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Message from the Brigadier General, Provost Marshal, British Army on the Rhine: "Since the Armistice the Provost Branch has had quite differenct work calling for more tact and self control during a difficult period when the majority were having an easy time and they had to put in long hours...."

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Page 44 

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Pink invitation and programme to the VI. Corps Ball to be held at the VI. Corps Officers Club, Cologne, 8 July 1919.

Invitation and dance programme to the Rhine Flotilla Ball to be held at the Royal Naval Mess, Cologne, 23 Jul 1919.

Menu from the Peace Ball, signed by several individuals, held on 3 July 1919.

Programme for an unidentified event, pasted on to the scrapbook page so that the contents on verso are not accessable.

Empty envelope bearing the name of M. Kimmelstiel & Co. Papierwaren, Koln (postkarten, postkarten, albums).

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Page 45 

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Page 46 

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Page 47 

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3 silhouette cartoons clipped from a magazine or newspaper:

"Fraternisation - Verboten!"

"Other times - other manners." (Cartoon by Capt. H.L. Oakley, Bonn, 1919).

"Schokoladen Soldarten."

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Page 48   9.2 x 13.9 cm Sepai-toned photo-reproduction postcards.

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Exterior view of "The Clothiers' Halles in 1912." Ypres.

Exterior view of "The Clothiers' Halles in 1919." Ypres.

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