Earl Parks Welch Papers 1915-1919

Summary
Contents
Names/subjects
Using these materials
Creator
Welch, Earl Parks
Size
3.75 linear feet (1 legal box, 2 oversize boxes)
Call number
MC 00355

This collection contains the military paperwork corresponding to Earl Parks Welch's service in the United States Army, his North Carolina A & M Cadet uniform, and photographs of Welch.

Earl Parks Welch was a student at North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (later North Carolina State University) and a member of the class of 1920, and served in the Army during the late 1910s.

Biographical/historical note

Earl Parks Welch was born in Derita, North Carolina (now a neighborhood in the northern part of Charlotte), in 1895. He attended North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts (later North Carolina State University), where he was a member of the college's Cadet squad, eventually graduating in 1920. While enrolled, Welch joined the Army, serving in various locations around the southeastern United States in the late 1910s, being promoted in rank several times. Welch died in 1984.

Scope/content

This collection contains the military paperwork from Welch's time of service in the United States Army, two photographs depicting Welch, and his Cadet uniform from North Carolina A & M.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Earl Parks Welch Papers, MC 00355, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Gift of Betty Welch Zimmerman, 2004 (Accession number 2004-0010)

Processing information

Processed by Special Collections Research Center Staff

Encoded by Cate Putirskis, January 2008

Military Documents 1918
Legal box 1, Folder 1
Military Documents 1919
Legal box 1, Folder 2
Photographs 1919, undated
Legal box 1, Folder 3
Uniform pants, two spats, two boots 1915
Oversize box 2
Uniform coat 1915
Oversize box 3

Access to the collection

This collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to digital files may require additional advanced notice.

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Mailing address:
Special Collections Research Center
Box 7111
Raleigh, NC, 27695-7111

Phone: (919) 515-2273

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Earl Parks Welch Papers, MC 00355, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.