October 29, 2022

Jennings Young Castle, 1896-1986 [RG5983.AM]


RG5983.AM: Jennings Young Castle, 1896-1986

Papers: 1914-1978; mostly 1914-1920

Hyannis, Grant County, Neb.: Soldier

Size: 0.5 cu.ft.; 1 box


The collection consists of one box of papers relating to Jennings Young Castle. The bulk of the collection consists of correspondence received by Castle from 1915-1920, much of it during his military service and training at various military camps. Also included is a diary, 1914-1915, describing classes and activities at Hyannis High School, work on his parents’ ranch, local news, etc. The collection is unprocessed, but the following inventory is available.

Note: See the photo component [RG5983.PH] for related images.


Box 1


1. Diary, 1914-1915

2. Diary, 1914-1915, transcript

3. Correspondence, Rep. Moses P. Kinkaid, 1917-1918

4. Correspondence, Cecil Flaherty, 1915

5. Correspondence, Mabel L. Johnson, 1917

6. Correspondence, Mabel L. Johnson, 1918

7. Correspondence, Mabel L. Johnson, 1917-1918, transcripts

8. Correspondence, Mabel L. Johnson, 1919-1920

9. Correspondence, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, 1917

10. Correspondence, Camp Stanley, Texas, 1918

11. Correspondence, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, 1917-1918

12. Correspondence, Camp Taylor, Kentucky, 1918

13. Correspondence, 1917 before enlistment, and 1919, Fort Logan and Fort McDowell, transcripts

14. Correspondence, Frank A. Castle, 1917

15. Article about Jennings Young Castle by Ruth Van Ackeren, 1963

16. Castle family genealogy

TMM 02-08-2017

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