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Donald G. Mitchell papers

Donald G. Mitchell papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Donald G. Mitchell papers
Creator: Mitchell, Donald G., Jr.
Inclusive Dates: 1916-1919
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms2305
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Donald G. Mitchell Jr., was a Sergeant with the Ambulance Service of the United States Army Medical Reserve Corps, and served with the French Fifth Division during World War I.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and loose journal pages detailing Mitchell's decision to join the medical corps, camp life in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and his voyage to Europe. Correspondence from Mitchell describes France, Belgium, and Germany and their destruction, ambulance runs to the front, and the Armistice. Photographs portray war destruction in Belgium.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Donald G. Mitchell papers, ms2305, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Germany -- Description and travel.
Military training camps -- Pennsylvania.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Destruction and pillage -- Belgium.
World War, 1914-1918 -- France.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Papers, 1916-1919