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John Benjamin Clayton, Jr. papers, 1918-1924, approximately 2001

 File — Box: 29, Folder: 13
Identifier: MSS 2350 Series 4 File 709

Scope and Contents

Materials contain papers of John Benjamin Clayton, Jr., discussing his service in the Rainbow (42nd) Division of the 166th Infantry during World War I. The papers include the leaves of a booklet by B. Van Vorst titled "To the Homeward-Bound Americans". Also includes a portion of the book, Ohio in the Rainbow, which tells the story of the 166th Infantry, 42nd Division in World War I. Also contains a photograph of Clayton in uniform, a news article discussing General Pershing’s inspection of the Rainbow Division, and the handwritten copy of a German song. All these materials are also digitized on a CD. Dated 1918-1924 and approximately 2001.


  • Publication: 1918-1924
  • Digitized: approximately 2001

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Saints at War Project records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Coordinating Committee.


1 folder

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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