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MS 303 Edmond Arthur Littlefield Collection

MS 303

Edmond Arthur Littlefield

 

This collection contains personal letters and photos of Edmond Arthur Littlefield principally from his service in the American Field Service during World War I.   Other items include pre and post WWI letters and photos.   The collection was donated by Denise Sobel, his granddaughter.   The collection is principally divided into two main parts, correspondence and photographs.   Sub groups and chronology follows.

 

Box 1

Correspondence

              Fd 1        Letter from Ted to Mane. and Ike.: Sep. 8, 1906

              Fd 2        Union Pacific Rail Road Company Certificate of Service: Sep. 17, 1907

              Fd 3        Letter from Ted to Mother: Dec 26, 1917

              Fd 4        Letter from Ted to Mother: Dec 29, 1917

              Fd 5        Letter from Ted to Mother: Apr 15, 1918

              Fd 6        Letter from Ted to Mother: May 4, 1918

              Fd 7        Letter from Ted to Mother: May 12, 1918

              Fd 8        Letter from Ted to Mother: May 15, 1918

              Fd 9        Letter from Ted to Mother: June 9, 1918

              Fd 10      Letter from Ted to Mother: June 23, 1918

              Fd 11      Letter from Ted to Mother: July 10, 1918

              Fd 12      Letter from Ted to Mother: Aug 4, 1918

              Fd 13      Letter from Ted to Mother: Sep 28, 1918

              Fd 14      Letter from Ted to Mother: Oct 10, 1918

              Fd 15      Letter from Ted to Mother: Nov 20, 1918

              Fd 16      Letter from Ted to Mother: Dec 14, 1918

              Fd 17      Letter from Ted to Mother: Jan 16, 1919

              Fd 18      Letter from Ted to Mother: Jan 19, 1919

              Fd 19      Letter from Ted to Mother: Jan 30, 1919

              Fd 20      Letter from Ted to Mother: Feb 10, 1919

              Fd 21      Letter from Ted to Theron: Jan 14, 1918

              Fd 22      Letter from Ted to Theron: Apr 16, 1918

              Fd 23      Letter from Ted to Theron: June 26, 1918

              Fd 24      Letter from Ted to Theron: Nov 11, 1918

              Fd 25      Letter from Ted to Theron: Nov 20, 1918

              Fd 26      Letter ? to Ted: May 14, 1918

              Fd 27      Letter from Ted to Mary Littlefield: Jan 1, 1919

              Fd 28      Letter from Ted to E. O. Wattis: Aug 4, 1918

              Fd 29      Letter from Ted to Martha Wattis: May 12, 1918

              Fd 30      Envelope from Ted to Florence Turner

              Fd 31      Letter from Ted to Trude Turner: Dec 1, 1918

              Fd 32      Postcard from Ted to Trude Turner: May 13, 1918

              Fd 33      Draft Registration Letter and Card: Sep 18, 1917

              Fd 34      Letter requesting permit for passport: Sep 18, 1917

              Fd 35      Letter of Passage for Edmond Arthur Littlefield from French Ambassador

to England

              Fd 36      Request for French visa and passport: Oct 12, 1917

              Fd 37      French Army Order of Transport: Oct 13, 1917

              Fd 38      Barracks and Bed Assignment: Oct 14, 1917

              Fd 39     Uniform sent to Ted's son Ed (Wattis) Apr 15, 1918

              Fd 40      First Class Train Ticket Oct 17, 1918

              Fd 41      Officer's Christmas Party Invitation and Menu: Dec 18, 1918

              Fd 42      Edmond A. Littlefield Honorable Discharge from U.S. Army: Apr 11,

1919

              Fd 43      Edmond Arthur Littlefield WWI Diary

              Fd 44      Edmond Arthur Littlefield Individual Pay Record Book

              Fd 45      Edmond Arthur Littlefield Permission of Leave and Order Movement

Packet

              Fd 46      Postcards

              Fd 47      Soissons Postcard Booklet

              Fd 48      Theater Caumartin Ticket Stub

              Fd 49      Edmond Arthur Littlefield WWI Uniform Insignia and I.D. Bracelet

              Fd 50      Conard Bulletin

              Fd 51      American Field Service Bulletin: Mar 9, 1918

              Fd 52      Ogden Standard Examiner: Apr 17, 1918

              Fd 53      Ogden Standard Examiner "War Edition": Nov 11, 1918

              Fd 54      Miss Mary Littlefield newspaper clipping: Nov 15, 1914

              Fd 55      "Ambulance Blanket Highly Appreciated" Newspaper Clipping

              Fd 56      "First Ogden Boy to Receive Cross of War. . ."   & "Jack Littlefield is in

France Doing His Part" Newspaper Clippings

              Fd 57      "Honored Ogden Man Returns from France " Newspaper Clipping

              Fd 58      Imperial Hotel ( London ) Receipt: Oct 11

              Fd 59      "Mrs. Florence Littlefield" Newspaper Clipping

              Fd 60      " Utah Men Decorated" Newspaper Clipping: June 4

              Fd 61      "Writes of Decoration" Newspaper Clipping

 

Box 2

Correspondence

 

              Fd 1        Letter to E. A. Littlefield from son Ed: Dec 10, 1958

              Fd 2        Family News Bulletin from Ed: July 1964

              Fd 3        Letter from Ed to Dad and Kath: Jan 6, 1965

              Fd 4        Letter from Ed to Dad: Oct 14, 1965

              Fd 5        Letter from Eddie to Grandad: Oct 6, 1958

              Fd 6        Letter from Eddie to Grandad: Dec 25, 1958

              Fd 7        Letter from Eddie to Grandad and Grandma Kath: Jan 17, 1959

              Fd 8        Letter from Eddie to Grandad: Mar 5, 1959

              Fd 9        Letter from Eddie to Grandad and Grandma Kath: Post Marked Aug 4,

1964

              Fd 10      Letter from Eddie to Mom and Dad: July 10, 1959

              Fd 11      Letter from Denise to Grandad: Feb 26, 1959

              Fd 12      Letter from Denise to Grandad: Mar 1, 1959

              Fd 13      Envelope to Mr. E. A. Littlefield from Denise: Mar 1959

              Fd 14     Letter from Denise to Grandad

              Fd 15      Letter from Denise to Grandad

              Fd 16      Envelope to Grandad from Denise

              Fd 17      Letter and Easter Drawings from Denise to Grandad

              Fd 18      Envelope to Grandma Kath from Denise: Post Marked March 1958

              Fd 19      Letter from Denise to Grandma Kath

              Fd 20      Letter from Denise to Grandad and Grandma Kath: Dec 27, 1958

              Fd 21      Letter from Denise to Grandad and Grandma Kath: Feb 1959

              Fd 22      Letter from Denise to Grandad and Grandma Kath: June 26, 1964

              Fd 23      Letter from Denise to Grandad and Grandma Kath: July 5, 1964

              Fd 24      Letter from Denise to Grandad and Grandma Kath: July 30, 1964

              Fd 25      Letter from Denise to Grandad and Grandma Kath: Aug 4, 1964

              Fd 26      Letter from Denise to Grandad and Grandma Kath

              Fd 27      Letter from Jack (John Littlefield) to Ted: July 4, 1954

              Fd 28      Letter from Jacques to Grandad and Grandma Kath: Dec 26, 1958

              Fd 29      Letter from Jacques to Grandad and Grandma Kath: Mar 20, 1959

              Fd 30      Letter from Jacques to Mom and Dad: June 12, 1954

              Fd 31      Letter from Jacques to Sir: June 5, 1959

              Fd 32      Letter from Jeannik to Kath: June 24, 1964

              Fd 33      Letter to Ted from Calvin S. Smith: Jan 10, 1956

              Fd 34      Letter from Ed to Ted: Mar 11, 1956

              Fd 35      Letter to Ted from Mel

              Fd 36      Premier Rassemblement Apres La Guerre ( Reunion Program): Feb 17,

1920

              Fd 37      American Legion Card: Mar 17, 1920

              Fd 38      Service Star Legion- Florence Littlefield: June 2, 1928

              Fd 39      Writing Sample (child's)

              Fd 40      Littlefield Name Card

              Fd 41      Poems by E.W. Crocker

              Fd 42      Rhymes of a Lost Battalion Doughboy: 1921

              Fd 43      SAR Memoriam Edmond Arthur Littlefield

              Fd 44      Deseret News Obituary for Edmond Arthur Littlefield: Dec 16, 1965

              Fd 45      Palo Alto Times Obituary for Edmond Arthur Littlefield: Dec 15, 1965

              Fd 46      Palo Alto Times Obituary for Edmond Arthur Littlefield: Dec 16, 1956

              Fd 47      San Francisco Chronicle Obituary for Edmond Arthur Littlefield: Dec 16,

1965

              Fd 48      Obituary for Edmond A. Littlefield

              Fd 49      Obituary of John C. Littlefield: March 1968

              Fd 50      E.W. Howe's Monthly: June 1931

    Fd 51      Ogden Examiner Clipping "Three Littlefield Brothers are in American

                   Fighting Forces": Mar 31, 1931

              Fd 52      "Mr. Dooley Said" Newspaper Clipping: 1936    

    Fd 53      San Francisco Chronicle "Invasion Extra": June 6, 1944

              Fd 54      "Warriors Obtain Use of Well-Fitted Structure" Newspaper Clipping:

1946

              Fd 55      "1000 Expected in S.L. for Legion Meeting" Newspaper clipping

              Fd 56      Property Title- Edmond Arthur Littlefield (Arco Idaho ?)

              Fd 57      Kaibab Lodge Phamphlet

              Fd 58      Essay on the Grim Reaper and Death

              Fd 59      Essay on the Grand Army

             

Box 3

Photographs

 

              Fd 1        P1           Ted Littlefield, Tucson , Arizona 1911

              Fd 2        P1           E. A. Littlefield, France 1917

              Fd 3        P1           E. A. Littlefield, France 1918

              Fd 4        P1           Edmond A. Littlefield

              Fd 5        P1           E. A. Littlefield with stretcher

              Fd 6        P1           Littlefield- Wash Day

              Fd 7        P1-2       Edmond A. Littlefield in WWI Uniform

              Fd 8                      French Cross of War Ceremony

                            P1           Description of the ceremony

                            P2-7       Ceremony photos

              Fd 9        P1-2       Ted and Theron Littlefield in Uniform

              Fd 10     P1           Theron at Front with Ted

              Fd 11      P1           Theron R. Littlefield -Front in France

              Fd 12      P1           Theron Littlefield in Uniform

              Fd 13      P1           Lieut. George K. Brady

              Fd 14      P1-2       Lt. Bingham & French Lt. of Old Station 18, Oct 1917

              Fd 15      P1           American Field Service Cook -Breton

              Fd 16      P1           Breton-Cook-Juvigny

              Fd 17      P1           French Cook Breton Surrounded by Men

              Fd 18      P1-3       Harold Gay Crawford (Gyp)

              Fd 19      P1           Crawford (Gyp) & Kemble ( Roy )

              Fd 20      P1-2       Francis Dana Coman "Frank"

              Fd 21      P1           Chaleau Ecurie-Coman, Love, Thorpe

              Fd 22      P1           5 Elks (Left to Right) Ky Des Cognets, Albert Magnus,

Chas Love, Roy Kemble, Littlefield.   Oct 1917 

              Fd 23      P1           Mac Dougal, Julius Beeby

              Fd 24      P1           Ferrieres the Ploughman

              Fd 25      P1           Green, Mechanic (Rear-no helmet)

              Fd 26      P1-5       Girard V'B Hale "Gassed, not serious" Sept 28, 1918

              Fd 27      P1           Soldiers Johnson, Hale, & Kimball

              Fd 28      P1           Roy Kemble

              Fd 29      P1           On the Way to Brest -Kemble top left

              Fd 30      P1           Kemble, Crawford, & Littlefield (Ted)

              Fd 31      P1          Roy Kemble, Don Murphy, Pal Palamountain

Barrack Cheman de Dermes

              Fd 32      P1           Roy Kemble, Myee Stove Cleaners

              Fd 33      P1           Chas. Love

              Fd 34      P1           Female & Charles (Chuck), "Love lends a helping hand."

              Fd 35      P1           Charles Love, Don Murphy, Ted Littlefield, Pal Palamountain

              Fd 36      P1           Don Miller on road to Crouy

              Fd 37      P1           Don C. Murphy, Ruhla , Germany Oct 20, 1918

              Fd 38      P1           Don Murphy

              Fd 39      P1           Don Murphy & Littlefield (barber)

              Fd 40      P1           Clean Up (2) Murphy Missing

              Fd 41      P1           Pal Palamountain

              Fd 42      P1           Beer & Palamountain

              Fd 43      P1           Pal and Frank Coman, Chacrise Dec 1917

              Fd 44      P1           Palamountain, Coman, Crawford

              Fd 45      P1           Wright, James, Palamountain, Beebe, Coman-Taken on Somme

              Fd 46      P1           Ambulance drivers shoveling

              Fd 47      P1           "French Infantry passing barracks- Juvigny just out of trenches

  trying to catch cigarettes."   Christmas 1917

              Fd 48      P1-2       Large Group of Soldiers (Named on Photo)

              Fd 49      P1           German Prisoners carrying in wounded- Souain Battle Champagne

Sep 25 1918

              Fd 50      P1           Refugees- Chemin Des Dames

              Fd 51      P1           Soldiers holding chickens Juvigny Dec 1917

              Fd 52      P1-6       Soldiers with guns

              Fd 53      P1-56     Soldiers

              Fd 54      P1-5       Villagers

              Fd 55      P1           Courtyard Barracks Nov 1917

              Fd 56      P1           Barracks Juvigny Dec 1917-18

              Fd 57      P1           From Barracks- showing cafe which we patronized

              Fd 58      P1           The Barracks at Veuve Oct 1917

              Fd 59      P1           Barracks-   La Veuve Chalon Sur Marne Oct 1917

              Fd 60      P1           Camp Dix- "Recreation furnished free to a couple of returning

heroes." Just cleaning streets

              Fd 61      P1           Camp Dix Recreation

              Fd 62      P1           Camp Dix

              Fd 63      P1           Headquarters Paris , France

              Fd 64      P1           View of Hospital at La Veuve Taken from entrance. Taken last of

  Oct 1917

              Fd 65      P1-29     Ambulances

              Fd 66      P1           Camaflogue (sic) Road

              Fd 67      P1           Cook equipment and supply trailer

              Fd 68      P1           French Guns

              Fd 69      P1-2       French Engines Camaflouge (sic)

              Fd 70      P1-2       French Mounted Naval Guns St. Halarie

              Fd 71      P1           French Transports on road to front

              Fd 72      P1           Front Trenches

              Fd 73      P1-2       Gasmask Test Chacrise

              Fd 74      P1           "Half the cars in section 18 parked by the Bureau" Oct 1917

              Fd 75      P1           Headstone for Emmanuel Bomsel 12 Jan 1918

              Fd 76      P1-2       Message Pigeons Relay

              Fd 77      P1           Monument Crouy France

              Fd 78      P1-5       Observation Balloons

              Fd 79      P1           Observation Balloon Juvigny

              Fd 80      P1-2       Roadside Shrine

              Fd 81      P1           Roads we had to climb to our post

              Fd 82      P1-7       Trains

              Fd 83      P1           Trenches

              Fd 84      P1           Tug of war on horses Vosgue

 

 

Box 4

 

              Fd 1        P1-3       Abby Hautecombe

              Fd 2        P1           Bais De Quincy Post #1

              Fd 3        P1-2       Brest , France

              Fd 4        P1           On way to Brest

              Fd 5        P1           Brest, France On way to discharge

              Fd 6        P1           Train to Brest

              Fd 7        P1           Brusson , France -French Laundry

              Fd 8        P1-3       Chacrise , France -Nov 1917

              Fd 9        P1-2       Chacrise , France

              Fd 10      P1           Chalon Ecurie

              Fd 11      P1           Chalon Sur Marne          

              Fd 12      P1           Near Chalon Sur Marne             

              Fd 13      P1           Chemin des Banes Ouilly

              Fd 14      P1           Chemin des Dames May 26, 1918

              Fd 15      P1-2       Clamberry Savoy District

              Fd 16      P1           Juvigny Dec 1917

              Fd 17      P1          Juvigny from grave yard Dec 1917

              Fd 18      P1           Juvigny -Chemin des Xunaes

              Fd 19      P1-2       Juvigny

              Fd 20      P1           Mt. Luilly Post #3

              Fd 21      P1           Mt. Luilly -Priest and Broncardiers

              Fd 22      P1           Mt. Luilly

              Fd 23      P1           Mt. Luilly

              Fd 24      P1           Montaigne Neuve Post #4

              Fd 25      P1-2       Montaigne Neuve

              Fd 26      P1           Rest on retreat to Moudidie

              Fd 27      P1-2       Paissy     

              Fd 28      P1-2       Eiffle Tower

              Fd 29      P1           Palace de la Republic Soission Nov 1917

              Fd 30      P1-4       Soission 1917

              Fd 31      P1-8       Soissions's Cathedral

              Fd 32      P1           Somme

              Fd 33      P1           Retreat: Somme

              Fd 34      P1           La Tueries Dec 1917

              Fd 35      P1           La Tueries Post #2 Dec. 1917

              Fd 36      P1           Vauxillion-No man's land from trenches

              Fd 37      P1           Veudresse

              Fd 38      P1-4       La Veuve 1917

              Fd 39      P1-4       Enroute Vosgue

              Fd 40      P1-26     Destruction-WWI

              Fd 41      P1-33     Unidentified Buildings

              Fd 42      P1-5       Unidentified Cities

              Fd 43      P1-13     Unidentified Landscapes

              Fd 44                    Negatives

              Fd 45                    CD of Pictures: Little Soldier, Ted & Ed, and "Little Ed" with dog

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