Nutter Family World War I Letters Vertical File Manuscript | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
A collection of letters from World War I servicemen to the Edward Nutter family in Minneapolis, organized as follows.
--15 letters (1918-1919) to Lollie [Edith R. Nutter, listed as Eulalia R. Nutter, aged 19, in the 1920 census] from Neiland Kenneth Barrett (1901-1965), Air Service Mechanics' School, St. Paul. First six letters written October 1-10, 1918, while confined to quarters under quarantine during influenza epidemic. Includes letter from training camp at Langley Field, Virginia, and from Great Lakes training base near Chicago.
--Nine letters from Harvey A. Jensen, 109th Ammunition Train, 34th Division, to Edith. Jensen served in France, stationed at Bordeaux, from October 1918 until June 1919. His letters cover the period August 20, 1918, to July 12, 1919.
--Seven letters from Raymond [last name unknown] to [Edith] from Minneapolis, November-December, 1918.
--Two letters from Clarence P. Gehan (1894-1937), Camp Cody, New Mexico, to Edith.
--One letter from Harry C. Stafford, 160th Depot Brigade, Camp Custer, Michigan, to [Edith].
--One letter from Joseph M. Dougherty (1896-1977), Camp Perry, Great Lakes, Illinois, to [Edward Nutter], describing basic training in a naval unit.
--One letter from Theodore Mork (1894-1976), 11th Depot Battalion, Signal Corps, to [Edith] describing training and recreational football at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
--One letter from Grover Jacobsen (1894-1950), October 11, 1917, from Fort Snelling, Minnesota, to [Edith].
--One letter from Dick [last name unknown] to [Edith], August 8, 1918, from "Somewhere in France," censored in two places.