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John Gellman Papers

 Collection — Container: Consolidated Box P23, Folder: P-815
Identifier: P-815

Scope and Content Note

This collection include military records for John Gellman, who served in the 5th United States Infantry, Company A, 5th Regiment Infantry during the Spanish-American War. Also included are Gellman's wedding invitation, ketubah, citizenship record, drawing book, news clippings, and photographs. One newsclipping is a cartoon representation of Gellman and other Spanish War Veterans who are lobbying on behalf of the Old Age Pension Bill. Two other group images of Spanish War Veterans are available, as well as a photograph of Gellman and his wife, and of Gellman serving during the War.

Dates

  • Creation: undated, 1898, 1901, 1909, 1916, 1939, 1947

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open to all researchers, except items that may be restricted due to their fragility, or privacy.

Use Restrictions

No permission is required to quote, reproduce or otherwise publish manuscript materials found in this collection, as long as the usage is scholarly, educational, and non-commercial. For inquiries about other usage, please contact the Director of Collections and Engagement at mmeyers@ajhs.org.

For reference questions, please email: inquiries@cjh.org

Extent

4 Folders (1 oversized folder in shared box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Papers include military records for John Gellman, who served in the 5th United States Infantry, Company A, 5th Regiment Infantry during the Spanish-American War. Also included are Gellman's wedding invitation, ketubah, citizenship record, drawing book, news clippings, and photographs. One newsclipping is a cartoon representation of Gellman and other Spanish War Veterans who are lobbying on behalf of the Old Age Pension Bill. Two other group images of Spanish War Veterans are available, as well as a photograph of Gellman and his wife, and of Gellman serving during the War.

Physical Location

Collection is located in Consolidated Box P23.

Acquisition Note

Lucille Gudis 2003.051

Title
Guide to the John Gellman Papers, undated, 1898, 1901, 1909, 1916, 1939, 1947 P-815
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid created by marc2ead_ajhs.xsl
Date
© 2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • October 2020: RJohnstone: post-ASpace migration cleanup.

Repository Details

Part of the American Jewish Historical Society Repository

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