0.1 cubic feet (Digital images of 56 postcards).
Postcards are unarranged.
This collection includes digital images of 56 postcards collected and sent home by William "Happy" Golliver of Muncie, Indiana during his service in World War I. Several of the postcards were sent to William's brother John Golliver, both during and after the war. The images on the postcards range from 1913-1919; span multiple countries including the United States, France, and Germany; and depict both calm and violent scenes of WWI Europe, American military training, and symbols of American patriotism.
William Golliver served in WWI and was a retired Muncie police officer. William often went by the nickname "Happy." He eventually moved to Clearwater, Florida and later returned to Muncie, Indiana.
Processing information: Collection processing completed 2014/06/11 by Rebecca Marangelli. EAD finding aid created 2014/06/10 by Rebecca Marangelli. EAD finding aid revised 2014/06/20 by Brandon Pieczko.
This collection is open for research.
John and William Golliver WWI postcards, Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries.
Original postcards were scanned and returned to the donor.
Digital images of the items in this collection are available electronically in the Ball State University Digital Media Repository: http://libx.bsu.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/GJWWWIPst.
Literary rights, including copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their legal heirs and assigns. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Archives and Special Collections. The publisher must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Electronic finding aid available on the Internet: http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/123456789/198332.
No further additions are expected.