World War I Collection
1- 3/ 4 cubic feet
Provenance: The Ohio Historical Society acquired the World
War I collection as gifts of Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Sr.
and Wendell Paddock in 1940.
Property rights: The Ohio Historical Society holds the property
rights to this collection.
Copyrights: Dr. Schlesinger and Dr. Paddock have - not dedicated
copyrights to the public. Consideration of the requirements of
copyright is the responsibility of the author and publisher.
Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations
of the Ohio Historical Society.
Citation: Researchers are requested to cite collection name,
collection number and the Ohio Historical Society in all foot-note
and bibliographic references.
Transfer: The following material was transferred in November
1978 and February 1979: printed material including bulletins,
pamphlets and newspapers to the Library Division; and broad-sides,
photographs, programs, postcards and blueprints to the
Related material: Council of National Defense, Ohio branch,
series 1135, State Archives.
Biographical sketches: Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Sr. ( 1888- 1965),
renowned author and historian, taught American history at Ohio
State University from 1912 to 1919. Dr. Schlesinger served as
chairman of the Ohio Historical Commission from 1918 to 1919.
This commission, created by Governor James M. Cox, was charged
with preserving the records and materials pertaining to Ohio's
role in World War I.
Wendell paddock ( 1866- 1953), professor emeritus of horticulture,
taught at Ohio State University from 1909 to 1937.
Scope and content: The World War I collection spans the years
1917 to 1921 and occupies one and three- quarters cubic feet.
The collection is divided into two series: correspondence and
related material. Items within each folder are arranged
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