Thomas C. Kyle WWI travel diary
1991.016

Summary Information

Repository
The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Creator - Author
Kyle, Thomas C.
Title
Thomas C. Kyle WWI travel diary
ID
1991.016
Date
1919
Extent
0.25 Linear feet Travel diary, 27p. 21 cm.
General Physical Description note
Handmade. Front and back covers are fashioned from brown paper pasted onto airplane cloth. A map of the British Isles is pasted on verso of the front cover. Typewritten pages on onion skin paper are intermingled with items such as souvenir postcards, train and bus tickets, receipts, visitors guides to historical sites, rugby game and theatre programs, Holy Week schedule for the catholic cathedral in Westminster, souvenir album of the Tower of London (folded to fit), pasted onto onion skin paper. Covers and contents were originally stapled together.
Language
English
Language
These materials are in English.

Preferred Citation note

Thomas C. Kyle WWI travel diary, 1919. Coll No. 1991.016. McFarlin Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives. University of Tulsa.

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Scope and Contents note

Travel diary of a trip to England in the form of a letter to Kyle's mother and dated April 18, 1919, written from Chaumont, France. The trip dates were April 2 through 16, 1919. The letter, which consists of thirteen closely typed pages signed 'Tom', are interspersed with postcards, train tickets, receipts, maps, bus ticket, rugby game program, Y.M.C.A. bunk ticket, theatre program, movie ticket, church service program and a 16-page booklet on the Tower of London.

Thomas C. Kyle was attached to the General Headquarters, American Expeditionary Forces, France during World War I.

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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 Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright.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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Purchase

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Bookworm & Silverfish.

Subject(s)

  • Special Collections -- Manuscripts -- Kyle, Thomas C.
  • World War I Collection.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Correspondence.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Diaries.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives -- United States.

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Collection Inventory

 1991.016.1.1-2 1919 Tour of England 1919 April 2-18 

General note

The travel diary has been separated into 2 segments, each foldered separately. Folded items were opened out wherever possible.

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