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Edmond Arthur Littlefield Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-303

Overview

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.

Dates

  • 1906 - 1968

Extent

7 Boxes

Arrangement

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
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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