Preliminary Guide to the John Kreutzberg Collection

Processed by David C. Tambo
Department of Special Collections
Davidson Library
University of California, Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
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Fax: (805) 893-5749
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© 2002
Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Preliminary Guide to the John Kreutzberg Collection, ca. 1917

Collection number: Bernath Mss 22

Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara

Contact Information:

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Davidson Library
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Santa Barbara, CA 93106
  • Phone: (805) 893-3062
  • Fax: (805) 893-5749
  • Email: special@library.ucsb.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/speccoll.html
    Processed by:
    David C. Tambo
    Date Completed:
    22 January 2003
    Encoded by:
    David C. Gartrell
© 2002 Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: John Kreutzberg Collection,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1917
Collection Number: Bernath Mss 22
Creator: Kreutzberg, John
Extent: .2 linear feet (1 box)
Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
Physical Location: Del Sur
Abstract: Correspondence of an American ambulance driver who served in the French army during World War I.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

None.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

Preferred Citation

John Kreutzberg Collection. Bernath Mss 22. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Acquisition Information

Donation from Dr. and Mrs. Henry M. Adams, 1976.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains correspondence, photographs, and military decorations of John Kreutzberg, an American who served in the French army during World War I and drove an ambulance contributed by his hometown of Lake Bluff, Illinois.

Related Materials

See list of World War I collections in UCSB Special Collections, at:



http://www.library.ucsb.edu/speccoll/wwi_res.html

Collection Contents

Box 1: 1

Correspondence, July - Sept., 1917

Box 1: 2

Military decorations (2 items), ca. 1917

Box 1: 3

Album - approximately 80 snapshots (b/w), with captions, including area around Verdun, ambulances, French troops, German prisoners, observation balloons, and one entitled "Lake Bluff Car at Post", ca. 1917

Box 1: 3 - 4

Photographs

Box 1: 4

Snapshot (b/w) of Kreutzberg, in uniform, ca. 1917