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Frank A. Buell (1886-1919) Collection, 1905-1919
GC 1071  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Frank A. Buell (1886-1919) Collection, 1905-1919
    Dates: 1905-1919
    Collection Number: GC 1071
    Creator/Collector:
    Extent: .4 linear ft.
    Repository: Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
    Abstract: Diary (Omaha, 1914), account book (1905-07), calling cards, photographs, military records, and WWI maps.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    Research is by appointment only

    Publication Rights

    Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder

    Preferred Citation

    Frank A. Buell (1886-1919) Collection, 1905-1919. Seaver Center for Western History Research, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

    Biography/Administrative History

    Major Frank A. Buell, Coast Artillery Corps., U.S. Army, was a graduate of the Fort Sill School of Fire for Field Artillery and the General Staff College in France. He died in France from bronchial pneumonia on February 4, 1919.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Diary (Omaha, 1914), account book (1905-07), calling cards, photographs, military records, and WWI maps. Diary records weather and daily activities, including trips to Sioux City and Des Moines, times when Buell woke in the morning, went to work, returned home, and went to sleep. Also refers to his physical ailments as well of those of his wife, Elmira, who, he reports, gave birth to a son in March, 1914.

    Indexing Terms

    World War, 1914-1918.