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EARLY ARCHIVE OF BRIG. GENERAL ALLEN C. McBRIDE, MARYLAND NATIVE AND VETERAN OF BOTH WORLD WARS, FIELD ARTILLER OFFICER, GEN. MacARTHUR'S CHIEF OF STAFF IN THE PHILIPPINES, &c. : Items from his early years: 1905-1909
1905 - Contents as follow. (1) ALS, 2pp, datelilned Adamstown, Md., April 3, 1905, to Dear Miss Alice, he wants to pay a social call on Sunday evening, April 16th, needs directions to her house, &c., signed Allen C. McBride. (2) Professional sepiatone portrait of McBride in his cadet dress uniform (5.75" x 3.75" plus mount, signed by photographer; written on verso in pencil, "Allen C. McBride, St. Johns College, Annapolis, Md, 1906." (3) "Happy Christmas" embossed postcard from McBride in North Carolina to Miss Alice Miller, Jefferson, Maryland, Dec. 8 [1906?], social talk, "violets are blooming," &c. (4) Rat-Tat 1907, published annually by the Junior Class of St. John's College, Annapolis, MD.Allan C. McBride, Asst. Editor. Yearboo, pp: 199, (2), xxiv ads for businesses in Annapolis and Baltimore; illustrations throughout from photographs and drawings, some full-page; bound in grey cloth, red cover lettering, bit smudged. (5) Professional sepiatone portrait (5.25" x 2.75") in tall, oval-window mat; written on verso, "Allen C. McBride, 2nd Lieut., 4th F.A., U.S.A., Dec. 2, 1908." (6) General Orders No. 11, Vancouver Barracks, Washington, March 8, 1909, announcing an Indoor Meet at the Post Gymnasium, listing 16 events, teams, &c., with Lt. A.C. McBride as Scorer, and with his name in pencil. (7) Special Orders No. 55, Vancouver Barracks, March 29, 1909, re a general court-martial and listing Lt. McBride as an officer of the court, with his name in red ink. (8) 10pp, 8vo, ALS, datelined Vancouver Barracks, Washington, May 29, 1909, a love letter to Alice Miller at Jefferson, MD, in torn mailing envelope. A long, elaborate letter pledging his love, reveling in hers, planning her life as an Army bride, telling of his life as an Infantry officer, &c. (9) Undated group photo (5" x 7") of about 100 students in front of stone buiilding [St. Paul's?]. (10) Newspaper clipping, circa 1945, headlined: "Frederick Man on Army Staff in Philippines / Brig. Gen. McBride Likely With MacArthur's Beseiged Force." The nine-paragraph article places McBride "in the thick of the fighting in the 'hot spot' of World War II.continuing to smash repeated Japanese attempts to mop up the islands." It states that McBride is 56, chief of staff to General MacArthur, and that relatives had not heard from him in months. It states also that McBride is a World War I veteran, entering as a captain and coming out as a lieutentant-colonel, that his wife and youngest daughter are living in Washington, etc. The clipping includes a photo of Gen. McBride at the time. [McBride's first name is spelled variantly as Allan and Allen in this file.]. [Attributes: First Edition]
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