Fenton Family letters, 1918-1919  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Fenton, Katherine Lucas, 1859-1930Fenton, Ralph A., 1880-1958
Fenton Family letters
1918-1919 (inclusive)
0.1 linear feet, (2 folders)
Collection Number
A 037
Ralph and William D. Fenton were soldiers in the American Expeditionary Force. Letters are written to Mrs. W.D. Fention of Portland, Oregon.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

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Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Katherine Lucas Fenton collection of letters from Ralph A. Fenton and William D. Fenton, American Expeditionary Force. The letters are addressed to Mrs. W. D. Fenton of Portland, Oregon, mother of the two soldiers.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Mrs. W. D. (Katherine L.) Fenton of Portland, Oregon, was the mother of the two soldiers. Ralph Albert Fenton (1880-1958) was a surgeon with the 3rd Army; William D. Fenton, Katherine's husband, was a sergeant at Base Hospital 46, Bazoilles-sur-Meuse, France.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Fenton family letters, A 037, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Soldiers--Oregon--Correspondence
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Letters