Papers of Bryant Edgar Foster
Bryant E. Foster served with the 89th Division, 314th Ammunition Train, in World War I. Following the war he worked for several years with the Great Western Sugar Company in northern Colorado, and beginning in 1933 worked as an appraiser with the Federal Land Bank. This collection contains material primarily from his Army service, including correspondence (much by Bryant Foster and his wife Lucy Chapin Foster), military papers such as copies of orders, photographs, maps, postcards and a war scrapbook. Also included are a number of diaries by Lucy Foster that cover the war years as well as earlier and later periods. Some miscellaneous materials relating to both the Foster and Chapin families are also included.
Bryant Edgar Foster, born in New Mexico on July 25, 1891, served with the 89th Division, 314th Ammunition Train, during World War I. His scrapbook includes photographs, some post cards, paper currency, orders, and other ...