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Henry J. Gramling Papers

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.


  • 1913-1919


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.


0.2 Linear Feet (1 document box)

Language of Materials



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 for access.

Guide to the Henry J. Gramling Papers
2017 October
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Repository Details

Part of the University of Vermont Libraries, Special Collections Repository

Silver Special Collections Library
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Burlington Vermont 05405 U.S.A. US
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