• Creator Names Flanagan, Charles Larkin, b. 1893.
  • Title Charles Larkin Flanagan papers [manuscript], 1917-1921.
  • Physical description 0.5 linear ft. (1 box)
  • Collection summary Correspondence and newspaper clippings of Charles Larkin Flanagan, reporter for the Chicago Tribune, and an army officer in the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. Most of the letters were written by Flanagan to his mother in Chicago while he served with the A.E.F. in Europe, providing detailed descriptions of his activities and surroundings, including his front-line participation in the final weeks of the war. Also present are clippings from Chicago newspapers announcing the departure of Flanagan and other newspapermen for the front.
  • Acquisition information Gift of Eileen Flanagan (1997.0013).
  • Names
    • Flanagan, Charles Larkin, b. 1893 Archives.
    • Chicago Tribune (Firm) Employees.
    • United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
    • United States. Army Officers.
    • United States. Army Military life.
  • Uniform Title Chicago tribune.
  • Subjects
    • Irish Americans Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Reporters and reporting Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Reporters and reporting France 20th century.
    • Soldiers Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • World War, 1914-1918 Campaigns.
    • World War, 1914-1918 Ireland.
    • World War, 1914-1918 France.
  • Geographic coverage
    • Chicago (Ill.) Social conditions 20th century.
    • France Description and travel 20th century.
  • Genre
    • Correspondence. aat
    • Newspaper clippings. aat
  • Uniform title Chicago tribune.
  • Geographic name
    • France.
    • Ireland.
    • United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.