Lester W. Carpenter correspondence, 1900-1919 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
Scope and Contents: This collection consists of the papers of Lester Warren Carpenter from 1900-1919. The papers include correspondence. The collection documents Carpenter's life in Maine as a student, as well as his experience in the United States Army Medical Corps during World War I. The correspondence includes letters from family members and Carpenter to family members. These letters discuss loneliness, issues back home during the war and family problems.