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Series 1: Correspondence, 1917-1919

 Series

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Ingham C. Baker (Non-grad AC 1919) (1895-1985) Collection is exclusively concerned with his involvement in World War I as an ambulance driver in France for the American Field Service and the United States Army Corps from 1916 to 1919. The majority of the material consists of letters by ICB to his family, particularly his parents, Asa George Baker (AC 1888) and Lucy C. Baker, and his brother Walton C. Baker (AC 1919). Letters to Baker from his parents are also included as well as two letters from Baker's companion Arthur Hazeldine (Non-grad AC 1919). The collection also contains French road maps, French song sheets, and a reproduction of a military citation.

Dates

  • 1917-1919

Conditions Governing Access

There is no restriction on access to the Ingham C. Baker Papers for research use. Particularly fragile items are restricted for preservation purposes.

Extent

From the Collection: 0.5 Linear feet (1 archives box)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

From the Collection: French

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