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Henry J. Gramling Papers

 Collection
Identifier: mss-669

Scope and Contents

Correspondence from Henry J. Gramling to his wife Eunice A. Bassett Gramling while he was trained for and engaged in military service during World War I. Letters discuss other soldiers, General Pershing, his work, weather, world events, and family news.

Dates

  • 1913-1919

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Curator of Manuscripts.

Biographical / Historical

Henry John Gramling was born in New York City in 1892. He married Eunice A. Bassett (1893-1963) on August 17, 1914 and they had a daughter Marbra Fay in 1919. He served as a Private first class, in the Tank Corps of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. He enlisted on July 15, 1918 and was discharged on August 14, 1919. He worked as a postal clerk in Lebanon, New Hampshire and Woodstock, Vermont from approximately 1926 to 1959. Henry died in 1962 in Vermont.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (1 document box)

Abstract

Collection consists of correspondence from Gramling to his wife for a period before they were married then later, for a period when he was in training and serving overseas during World War I. He did not see any combat action.

Physical Location

Library Research Annex; contact uvmsc@uvm.edu for access.

Creator

Title
Guide to the Henry J. Gramling Papers
Status
Completed
Date
2017 October
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Vermont Libraries, Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Silver Special Collections Library
48 University Place, Room B201
Burlington Vermont 05405 U.S.A. US
(802) 656-2138
(802) 656-4038 (Fax)