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Roscoe C. Garrison Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WC-RG-2015

Scope and Content

The Roscoe Garrison collection occupies 1 linear foot and consists of 1 box and 12 folders. The collection is broken down in 2 series: Military Documents and Personal Memorabilia. The bulk of the collection emanates from Garrison's service in the First World War including a collection of war memorandums, orders, leave requests, war insurance and tax information. The personal memorabilia series includes sheet music written by military service members about the War, Darlehnskassenschein Deutsch Marks, and Garrison's Kentucky Dental License.

Dates

  • 1916-1933
  • Majority of material found within 1918-1919

Creator

Language of Materials

The records are in English

Biography of Lieut. Roscoe C. Garrison

Roscoe Garrison was a First Lieutenant serving in the Dental Corps with the 126th Infantry during World War I. He was born on February 28th, 1890, graduated from the Ohio College of Dental Surgery in 1915, and enlisted in the army shortly after. He served from 1918-1919 and was stationed in various locations throughout France and Germany until he returned home after the war. He passed away on January 3rd,1972 in Lincoln County, Montana.

Extent

1 Linear Feet

Overview

The collection consists of correspondence and memorabilia predominantly relating to Garrison's service in the First World War.

Statement of Arrangement

The folder arrangement adheres to the original order of the unprocessed collection.
Title
Guide to the Roscoe C. Garrison Collection
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Finding aid prepared by Veronica Buchanan
Date
2016
Language of description
Finding Aid Written In English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Cincinnati, Health Sciences Library, Henry R. Winkler Center for the History of the Health Professions Repository

Contact:
Donald C. Harrison Health Sciences Library
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati Ohio 45267-0574
513-558-5120