T. Baldwin Martin papers

T. Baldwin Martin papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Martin, Thomas Baldwin, 1894-1985
Title: T. Baldwin Martin papers
Dates: 1917-1935
Quantity: 2.6 Linear feet (4 document boxes, 1 carton)
Coll. Number: ms3260

Biographical/Historical Note

T. Baldwin Martin was a native of Madison, Georgia, bur lived in Macon, Georgia. He received a law degree from Mercer University where he was a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He served in World War I as a 1st Lieutenant in the American Expeditionary Force in France. Later in life he was a partner in Martin, Snow, Grant and Napier law firm.


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of World War I materials including military manuals, correspondence, orders, photographs, maps, artifacts, a scrapbook, and Martin's diary, from Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga., Camp Greene, Charlotte, N.C., Camp Mills, Long Island, N.Y., and American Expeditionary Force, Europe. All materials were received in Martin's World War I trunk.

Each box has an excellent inventory of what items are within the container.


Arrangement

Arranged by record type.


Index Terms

Artifacts.
Camp Albert L. Mills (N.Y.)
Camp Greene.
Correspondence.
Diaries.
Ephemera.
Fort Oglethorpe (Ga.)
France--Maps.
Manuals (instructional materials)
Maps.
Martin, Thomas Baldwin, 1894-1985 -- Correspondence
Martin, Thomas Baldwin, 1894-1985 -- Diaries
Martin, Thomas Baldwin, 1894-1985 -- Photographs
Military art and science--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Orders (military records).
Photographs.
Scrapbooks.
Trunks (Luggage).
Trunks (containers).
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
World War, 1914-1918.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

T. Baldwin Martin papers. MS 3260. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

WWI material, 1917-18

Box
1WWI material, 1917-18
Roster of Co 12, ROTC, Christmas menu, 27 August-27 November, 1917
Camp Greene, Charlotte, NC
Post cards, Wrightsville Beach, NC
Martin's tax return
Photos of unit (2)
1 of men in trench
ARC post card to Martin's mother re his arrival in Europe
Camp Greene, NC, Camp Mills, Long Island, NY
Alien reports-Swiss, Austrian, German etc. men in US Army
Concientious objectors in unit
Camp Greene, Camp Mills, NY, January-April, 1918
Unit donation to local library fund-American Trust Bank, Charlotte
Martin's request to transfer to JAG
Alien reports, 1918
Summary of intelligence
June-December 1918
Copy of Le Miroir, November 1918
Pay roll of St. Aignan Cas Co, France, Nov 1918-soldiers listed by name
Requisitions Camp Pontenezen, Brest, France
Card file of aliens
Maps of France
Equipment slips
Martin's diary
Miscellaneous forms
Correspondence, etc., no date
 

Scrapbook

Box
2Scrapbook
Ft Oglethorpe, Ga., Camp Greene, NC, 1918
Martin's certificate of membership in Odd Fellows, 1918
Photos [snapshots] of various military activities
Martin's vaccination register
AEF-ID card
Notes on scouting, sniping
Regiment insignias-hand-drawn
List of equipment for officers
List of equipment, arms, clothing needed by officers for field service in France
Photo post cards from camp & some from France
Orders / maps in French
Newspaper notice of awards to Col. Frank C. Boles & Sgt. Frank B. Gresham
Notes / order in French
Aerial photos
Photo post card of man and woman with note in French on verso
List of personnel [enlisted] for AEF, 39 th Inf Co G
Letters to Judge Advocate General recommending Martin to JAG
Maps and orders of France
Maps of France
Signals made by infantry
Field order 54-Verdun, Meuse, Branderviller
Machine guns
Wire cutters & foot bridges
Tactical liaison with tanks
German stamps
German money
Picture post cards
Sugar and bread coupons/ration stamps
German passport or ID of Emil Hofmann of Annaberg
Martin's sick leave-SO 82
Martin's lost purse notice
Martin's leave to visit Headquarters lst Army
Ticket to opera
Menu cards [from trip home?], 1919
List of personnel returning to US
Camp Merritt, NJ instructions
Stationery & Picture of Monte-Carlo & Monaco
2 original drawings signed Georgette Muhlemann
Several local addresses on scraps of paper
Manuscript and typed versions of speech to Ladies of the Memorial
Assn of Madison
Post war miscellaneous
Martin's Chamber of Commerce member card
Small book- Worth While Poems
1926 Macon Lion's Club handbook
Odd Fellows certificates
Birth announcement-O B Duncan, Jr
Post card from Paris
Envelope with foreign stamps
News clips of Macon civil leaders
Mail list-no ID
Photos-one with name
Macon better film committee-Mrs. Martin
Large photo of Mr. Martin in WWI uniform obituary, 1985
 

Military manuals and books

Box
3Military manuals and books
Field Service Regulations United States Army. 1914. corrected to July 1, 1914. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1914
Field Service Regulations United States Army. 1914. corrected to April 15, 1917 Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
Moss, Major James A. Manual of Military Trailing. Menasha, Wisc,: George Banta Pub'l Co., 1917
Harllee, Captain William C. U. S. Marine Corps Score Book & Rifleman's Instructor. Philadelphia, 1913
Moss, Major James A. Trench Warfare. Menasha, Wisc.: Geo. Banta Pub'l Co., 1917
Musketry. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
Instructions for the Defensive Combat of Small Units. Infantry: Platoon to Regiment, 1918
Supplement to Instructions for the Offensive Combat of Small Units. Adapted From the French at General Headquarters American Expeditionary Forces France, 1918
Instructions for the Intelligence Service of an Infantry Regiment, 1918
Trench Accessories, 4 th Division (Regular), 1918
U. S. Official Pictures of the World War showing America's Participation
Box
4 Cassell's miniature French-English, English-French Dictionary
Wilcox, Cornelis de Witt. War French. New York: The MacMillan Co., 1918
Manual for Commanders of Infantry Platoons. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
Bayonet Training Manual. Army War College, 1918
English-French Hand Book for the Use of United States Soldiers. Issued by the National Security League
Infantry Drill Regulations. United States Army, 1911
Field Message Book, U. S. Army. Instructions for use
Method of Instructing Skirmishers and Small Groups of Skirmishers. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
Organization of the Telephone Listening-in Service. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
Note on he Construction of Deep Gallery Shelters. Washington: Gov't. Printing Office, 1917
Landscape Sketching. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
Notes on the Identification of Aeroplanes. War Dept., 1917
Trench Orders for the American Forces in France, 1918
Notes on Infantry Attacks and Raids. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
Lectures on discipline and training-Hints to Young Officers by a British Officer, 1918
Notes on Examination of the Effects & Various Objects Found on German Soldiers. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
Program of Training in Gas Defense. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
Training Manual in Topography, map reading & reconnaissance. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1917
Instructions for the Offensive Combat of Small Units, 1918
Description and Instructions for the use of Smoke Torch, Mark I. Army War College, 1918
Close Combat Weapons. Washington: Gov't Printing Office, 1917
Handbook of the German Army in War. April, 1918
Engineer Field Manual, part I-VII. Washington: Gov't Printing Office, 1917
Van Steenderen, F. C. L. Quatre Contes. New York: Henry Holt & Co., 1902
Musketry. Washington: Gov't Printing Office, 1917
Notes on the Construction & Equipment of Trenches. Washington: Gov't Printing Office, 1917
Bagster-Collins, E. W. First Book in German. New York: The Macmillan Co., 1916
Morgan, J. H. German Atrocities. An Official Investigation. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., 1916
 

Artifacts

Box
5Artifacts
Includes the following: binoculars
Ashley fish line in box
Metal fruit cake box with shoe laces, belt, tent stake, vials of medicine [empty] Needles, wax, button on card, pencils, adhesive tape
Drafting set in box
Box fishing equipment
'Lender box' of fish hooks
whistle
metal compass in case
pearl handle shaving knife
ruler and triangle
repair kit ?
satchel with motor corps plate in attached sack
wallet
coin purse
kernmantle wicks
2 epaulets