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Lewis W. Ball Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1595-sc

Letter written by Ball to his cousin, Mrs. Howard O. Merrill, Morrills Cor., Maine telling of his service in the Spanish-American War as a member of the 8th Company, U.S. Volunteer Signal Corps. The letter discusses his duties, conditions in camp, etc.

Scope and Contents

Collection also contains a letter dated Dec. 27, 1969 from Adelbert H. Merrill, donor of the collection, to James C. MacCampbell, director of Fogler Library, giving his memories of Lewis Ball. MacCampbell's reply and a brief history of the 8th Co., U.S. Volunteer Signal Corps are also included.

Dates

  • 1898 August 20

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Extent

4 pages (20 cm)

Overview

Letter written by Ball to his cousin, Mrs. Howard O. Merrill, Morrills Cor., Maine telling of his service in the Spanish-American War as a member of the 8th Company, U.S. Volunteer Signal Corps. The letter discusses his duties, conditions in camp, etc. Collection also contains a letter dated Dec. 27, 1969 from Adelbert H. Merrill, donor of the collection, to James C. MacCampbell, director of Fogler Library, giving his memories of Lewis Ball. MacCampbell's reply and a brief history of the 8th Co., U.S. Volunteer Signal Corps are also included.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Adelbert H. Merrill, December 1969.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the Lewis W. Ball Letter
Status
No additional box or folder list for this small collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686