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MS 274 Stanley Purrington Collection

MS 274

Stanley Purrington Collection

 

This collection contains items collected by Stanley Purrington during his years at Weber Stake Academy from 1910-1912 and during his service overseas in World War I.   The items were donated by his children.   The order reflects the provenance from the donors.

 

BOX 1

 

              Fd 1                      Weber Academy Journal: 1910-1911 (copy)

              Fd 2                      World War I Journal: Aug. 12, 1918- March 26, 1919

              Fd 3                      World War I Journal: May 29, 1919 – Sept. 28, 1919

              Fd 4                      Weber Academy Acorn: 1911

              Fd 5                      Weber Academy Acorn : 1912

              Fd 6                      Weber Academy Acorn : 1918

              Fd 7                      Book of Mormon Journal

              Fd 8                     The Bridgehead Sentinel

              Fd 9                      Tower of London- Souvenir Album: 1919

              Fd 10                    Souvenir of the Eagle Hut- American YMCA in London : 1917

              Fd 11                    Weber Academy- Purple and white ribbon streamers: 1911

              Fd 12                    To the Homeward Bound Americans

              Fd 13                    The Story of Paris : 1918

              Fd 14                    Map of Paris

              Fd 15                    Friend or Enemy- To the Men of the Army and Navy

              Fd 16                    A Welcome to All American Soldiers and Sailors

 

BOX 2

 

              Fd 1                      Camp Fremont - The Sunny California Training Camp : 1918

              Fd 2                      Course of the Rhine from Mayence to Cologne : 1918

              Fd 3                      Veterans of WWI Hat

              Fd 4                      “Peace”- Ogden Standard Examiner : November 11, 1918

              Fd 5                      Stars and Stripes : December 27, 1918

              Fd 6                      Stars and Stripes : January 3, 1919

              Fd 7                      Stars and Stripes : January 10, 1919

              Fd 8                      Stars and Stripes : January 24, 1919

              Fd 9                      Stars and Stripes : March 7, 1919

              Fd 10                    Stars and Stripes : March 14, 1919

              Fd 11                    Stars and Stripes : March 21, 1919

              Fd 12                    Stars and Stripes : April 25, 1919

              Fd 13                    Stars and Stripes : May 16, 1919

              Fd 14                    Stars and Stripes : June 13, 1919

              Fd 15                    The Pontanezen Duckboard : March – July 1919

              Fd 16                    The Amaroc News : August 3, 1919

 

BOX 3

 

              Fd 1                      The Bugle : December 20, 1918

              Fd 2                      Deseret News : December 8, 1941

              Fd 3                      The March of Freedom- A Musical Pageant

              Fd 4                      March of Freedom- Correspondence: 1945

              Fd 5                      March of Freedom- Programs: 1945, 1946

              Fd 6                      March of Freedom- Newspaper Articles

              Fd 7                      Score- “The Encampment”

              Fd 8                      Score- “Let's Take Partners”

              Fd 9                      Score- “She May Be”     

              Fd 10                    Score- “It”

              Fd 11                    Score- “Wind up the clock (and put the cat outside)”

              Fd 12                    The Triumph of Faith

              Fd 13                    Weber Academy Commencement Program: 1912

 

PHOTOGRAPHS

 

              Fd 14                    Weber Classmate: McFarland, Angus

              Fd 15                    Weber Classmate: McGregor, Arthur

              Fd 16                    Weber Classmate: McKay, Ernest

              Fd 17                    Weber Classmate: Pyott , Frank

              Fd 18                    Weber Classmate: Pyott , Wilford

              Fd 19                    Weber Classmate: Wilson, Ernest

              Fd 20                    Weber Classmate: Unknown Female

              Fd 21                    West Weber Amusement Hall: July 24, 1907

              Fd 22                    USS Princess Matoika

 

BOX 4

 

              Fd 1                      US Army Memorial of World War I Chart

              Fd 2                      Wally- His Cartoons of the AEF by Private Ablam A. Wallgen

              Fd 3                      Photo of the 8 th Infantry Division of Review- Brest , France : July 1919

              Fd 4                      Photo of the 16 th Infantry/ First US Army Division Victory Parade in Washington DC :                                          September 17, 1919

 

MAPCASE

 

              Item 1                   Photo of Camp Pontanezen - Brest , France : 1919

              Item 2                   Photo of Camp Pontanezen - Brest , France : 1919

              Item 3                   Photo of OE 8 th Infantry at Camp Fremont , California

2007 Addendum

 

BOX 5

 

              Fd 1                      Weber Academy Journal: 1909-1910

              Fd 2                      World War I Viewbook

              Fd 3                      Postcards to Stanley 's parents

              Fd 4                      Postcards to Stanley from friends

              Fd 5                      Letter to his mother from Stanley

              Fd 6                      Bluebell Flower

              Fd 7                      Map of Paris

              Fd 8                      War Service Hanging

              Fd 9                      Certificate of Promotion to Corporal

              Fd 10                    True Manhood

              Fd 11                    Camp Photos- France

              Fd 12                    Misc. European Front Photos

              Fd 13                    Miscellaneous Items

Updated June 22, 2009 . Please send comments to Sarah Langsdon, Asst. Curator of Special Collections
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