J.A.C. Colston WWI diaries, 1914-1915
2012.079

Summary Information

Repository
The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Creator - Author
Colston, J. A. C.
Title
J.A.C. Colston WWI diaries
ID
2012.079
Date
1914 September 15-1915 February 23
Extent
0.1 Linear feet 2 v.
Dimensions note
17 x 10 cm.
General Physical Description note
Black faux leatherette bindings, well worn. Handwritten primarily in blue-black fountain pen ink. Some smoke damage.
Language
English
Language
These materials are in English.

Preferred Citation note

J.A.C. Colston WWI diaries, 1914-1915. Coll No. 2012.079. McFarlin Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives. University of Tulsa.

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Biographical/Historical note

After the war, Colston would continue his medical career, achieving some distinction in prostate surgery, vis-a-vis as a response to cancer.

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Scope and Contents note

Diaries of John Archibald Campbell Colston, a John Hopkins urologist who served with the AEF during WWI. Documenting Colston's participation as one of the medical staff working for the AEF, tracing his activities from his departure on September 15, 1914 through Tuesday, February 23 the following year. A valuable first-hand look at the Great War, from the prospective of a doctor who served.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

 The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections and University Archives 2012 November 26

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 Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright.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

Purchased from Tavistock Books, November 2012.

Processing Information note

Described by Alison Greenlee, 2012.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Tavistock Books.
  • United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.

Subject(s)

  • Special Collections -- Manuscripts -- World War, 1914-1918.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Diaries.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Medical care.

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