Papers, 1875-1926.


Papers, 1875-1926.

Correspondence, reports, ledger pages, clippings, publications, postcards, and photographs relating to Terry's personal life, business activities and, principally, his interest in, and activities relating to, World War I. The general history and aftermath of World War I is detailed in a series of scrapbooks. In particular, the files of the Nela Fund, an effort to extend aid to orphans, soldiers, and families from the business and professional classes of France, are represented in detail along with agencies that administered Nela Fund aid.

13.20 linear ft.

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Founded 1892. Corporate interests include: Broadcasting; Electric Components; Household Appliances; Lighting Equipment; Motors; Telecommunications; Electromedical Industry. From the description of Technical records. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84865339 Founded 1892. From the description of General Electric Company in Camden, N.J., collection, 1878-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979711 Schenectady, NY. From the description of Electr...

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