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William C. Gleim letters, September 11-November 4, 1899

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Gleim, William C.
Title
William C. Gleim letters
Dates
September 11-November 4, 1899
Quantity
0.025 linear feet, (1 folder)
Collection Number
A 143
Summary
William C. Gleim was an enlisted man from Chicago during the Philippine-American War (Philippine War of Independence), probably in the 1st Illinois Battalion. The collection (1899) contains correspondence written from Gleim to his parents from the transport ship Sherman en route to the Philippines, and from Luzon.
Repository
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SPC, 1299
University of Oregon
Eugene OR
97403-1299
Telephone: 541-346-3068
Fax: 541-346-3485
spcarref@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open to the public.

Collection must be used in Special Collections & University Archives Reading Room.

Languages
English

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William C. Gleim was an enlisted man from Chicago during the Philippine-American War (Philippine War of Independence), probably in the 1st Illinois Battalion. At one point, he was located in the Presidio, San Francisco, on the transport Sherman en route to the Philippines, and in Luzon.

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The collection contains correspondence, September 11-November 4, 1899.

He wrote letters to his parents from the Presidio, San Francisco, from the transport ship Sherman en route to the Philippines, and from Luzon. His letters are descriptive of soldier life, little of it positive.

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Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections & University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Archival material may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal and/or state right to privacy laws and other regulations.

Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g. a cause of action for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Oregon assumes no responsibility.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], William C. Gleim letters, A 143, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

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