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Series 1: Scrapbook, 1913-1919

 Series

Scope and Contents

The scrapbook contains memorabilia from Romer's four years at Amherst, including photos, tickets, formal affair and sporting event programs, dance cards, short letters, playbills, the announcement of his selection as editor of The Student, his Army registration, train tickets within France, a French traffic violation, a mimeographed note about a new "German GAS," as well as his promotion to Second Lieutenant toward the end of WWI. Included with the scrapbook is a data disk created by Robert H. Romer (AC 1952) containing a guide to the DVD's contents, "Readme-ASR," dated 5/17/09, a short essay by RHR entitled "ASR and WWI," a digital photo of the certificate awarded to ASR upon completion of his service in the A.F.S., as well as digital photos of some of the contents of the scrapbook taken by RHR in August 2007.

Dates

  • 1913-1919

Conditions Governing Access

There is no restriction on access to the collection for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.

Extent

From the Collection: 1.25 Linear feet (1 record storage box, 1 scrapbook)

Language of Materials

English

French

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Amherst College Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
61 Quadrangle Drive
Amherst MA 01002-5000
(413) 542-2299