Item Inventory

 

Item Number

Document Title/Description

Date

 

Condition

Note

 

1917

 

 

 

 

1

Extracts from Relatives’ Letters to the War Department

No date

1 page

Good

 

2

Photograph of Arthur B. McHerney in uniformed

No date

 

Fair

 

3

Information circular, reserve corp.

09.10.1917

1 page

Good

 

4

Copy of Pres. Wilson’s Appeal for Unity

04.15.1917

5 pages

Good

 

5

Appears to be class photo (8x10) with hand written names.

No date

 

Good

 

6

Mooney requesting commission in balloon division

11.14.1917

1 page

fair

 

7

Mooney requesting commission in the officer’s reserve

11.14.1917

1 page

poor

 

8

War department responding to Mooney’s request for commission.

11.20.1917

1 page

Good

 

9

Mooney requesting reference

11.23.1917

1 page

Poor

 

10

Mooney requesting reference

11.24.1917

1 page

Fair

 

 

1918

 

 

 

 

11

Requesting appointment as a Traffic Manager

03.05.1918

 

 

 

12

Response to request for Traffic Manager assignment

03.09.1918

 

 

 

13

General order #36, Saluting protocol for and by field clerks.

04.16.1918

1 page

Good

 

14

Documents related to W. Mooney’s request for entry into the Naval Reserve Flying Corp

04.25.1918

3 pages

Fair

 

15

Letter from Air Nitrates of New York city

05.06.1918

2 pages

Good

 

16

Selective service board

06.25.1918

1 page

Good

 

17

Deposition of Air Nitrate Corp., manufacturer of high explosives.

07.xx.1918

3 pages

Good

 

18

Classification notification

07.17.1918

1 page

Fair

 

19

Uniform directive

08.12.1918

1 page

Good

 

20

Mooney declining job offer

08.21.1918

1 page

Good

 

21

Travel Orders, marked confidential

08.23.1918

1 page

Good

 

22

Aerial photo of St. Aignan

08.25.1918

 

Good

 

23

Aerial photo of Chemery

08.25.1918

 

Good

 

24

Map of Europe

N/A

 

Good

 

25

Protocol for traveling on steamer

09.06.1918

4 pages

Good

 

26

New billet instructions, marked confidential

09.12.1918

2 pages

Good

 

27

Report from Pershing on material, marked CONFIDENTIAL

09.14.1918

1 page

Fair

 

28

Description of Chaumont

No date

1 page

Good

 

29

Transportation instructions

09.18.1918

1 page

Fair

 

30

Special Report on the St. Nihiel Offensive

09.21.1918

4 pages

Good

 

31

Deployment instructions to Adjutant General A.E.F. , marked CONFIDENTIAL

10.06.1918

1 page

Fair

 

32

Benefits for army field clerks

10.21.1918

2 pages

Good

 

33

Telegram

??

 

Poor

 

34

Remittance for Field Clerk Association

10.26.1918

1 page

Good

Includes receipt

35

Transcript of German Wireless Press announcing the cessation of hostilities.

11.04.1918

Double sided

Good

 

36

Description of German POWs and captured material.

11.01.1918

3 pages

Fair

 

37

US/French matter of reclaimed territory

11.01.1918

3 pages

Fair

Carbon copy, a challenge to read

38

Conditions of Armistice (typed original and carbon copy)

No Date

2 pages

Fair to Good

 

39

Carbon copy of the original cablegram from General Pershing to Secretary of War Baker reporting on the activity of the AEF

11.20.1918

13 pages

Good but very yellow.

The report covers the dates from May 26, 1917 to November 11, 1918

40

Message from commander and chief

11.28.1918

1 page

Good

 

41

Christmas greeting from Brig. General Andrews with General Pershing’s signature

12.25.1918

1 page

Very Good

 

42

Christmas greeting, signed by Pershing

12.25.1918

1 page

Very Good

 

43

Letter from Walter’s father

12.26.1918

1 page

Good

 

44

A set of 7 documents, stapled together, related to army field clerks.

Multiple dates in 1918

15 pages

Good

 

 

1919

 

 

 

 

45

HQ Telephone Directories

01.01.1919

03.01.1919

 

 

 

46

Office’s travel protocol

01.18.1919

4 pages

Good

 

47

Summary of POWs and captured weapons by division

No Date

1 page

Poor

 

48

Instructions for military personnel at embarkation center

01.22.1919

2 pages

Poor

 

49

Permission for Mooney to visit Nogent-en-Bassigny

01.25.1919

2 copies

Fair

 

50

Memo on moral by Raymond Fosdick

02.01.1919

3 pages

good

 

51

Report of inspection tour

02.06.1919

15 pages

Fair to Poor

 

52

YMCA Criticism

02.19.1919

1 page

Good

 

53

News extract from Chicago Tribune

02.27.1919

2 pages

Fair

 

54

Original uniform insignias:

  1. GHQ Insignia
  2. Victory Clasp
  3. Service Chevron

 

 

 

 

55

Message from Army Field Clerks Association

03.04.1919

3 pages

Good

 

56

5 French Gambling Chips

 

 

 

They appear to be made of  ivory

57

Request to wear War Service Chevron

03.31.1919

1 page

Good

 

58

Instructions for officers abroad

 

8 pages

Poor to Good

 

59

Application to return to US

04.02.1919

1 page

Good

 

60

Morale Circular No. 1

04.07.1919

3 pages

Good

 

61

Procedure for the discharge of army field clerks

04.11.1919

3 pages

Very Good

 

62

3 Artifacts and an entertainment bulletin:

  1. Piece of German plane
  2. Piece of ship's mast
  3. Belgian Colors Ribbon

04.28.1919

1 page

Good

 

63

Entertainment Bulletin No.11

04.28.1919

1 page

Good

 

64

Morale Circular No. 2

05.01.1919

4 pages, double sided

Very Good

 

65

Liberty pass to visit Chateau Thierry

05.10.1919

2 pages

Fair

Typed original with carbon copy

66

Letter stating W.T. Mooney is available for release

05.11.1919

1 page

Fair

 

67

Description of basketball team tour and areas toured on AEF HQ  stationary

05.29.1919

5 pages

Good

 

68

Special Order #151, Mooney and other Army Field Clerks are relieved of duty

05.31.1919

4 pages

Fair

 

69

Travel Order for sailing on the USS Zeppelin

06.09.1919

1 page

Good

 

70

The Dirigible, a local army newspaper

06.21.1919

2 pages

Good

 

71

Circular detailing officers dance aboard the U.S.S Zeppelin, and a pamphlet on war risk insurance.

06.26.1919

 

Good

Including an original headquarters uniform insignia.

72

Page 2 of a typed letter home where Mooney mentions the Spanish Flu out break.

No Date

1 page

Good

 

73

Charts

  • Weekly Departures Of Troops For US (1918)
  • Total Tonnage Discharged In France (1919)
  • Troop Arrivals In AEF (1919)
  • Total Strength AEF (1919)

 

4 pages

Good

 

74

List of Post Offices with APO Numbers

No Date

3 pages

Fair

 

75

Returning officer’s form for disembarkation in Hoboken N.J.

No Date

5 pages

Poor to Fair

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Misc

 

 

 

 

 

20+ Postcards

 

 

 

 

 

6 9”x12” picture plates of places in Belgium

 

 

 

 

 

Numerous photos of varying sizes (US solders, etc.)

 

 

 

 

 

Maps

 

 

 

 

 

Postage stamps on some of the envelopes

 

 

 

 

 

Shipboard menus

 

 

 

 

 

Train tickets, schedules and map

 

 

 

 

 

Theater playbills

 

 

 

 

 

Radiograms

 

 

 

 

 

Patriotic song book