V. J. GIANELLONI PAPERS

(Mss. 1939)

Inventory

Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections

Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library

Louisiana State University Libraries

Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University

Reformatted 2003

Revised 2011

CONTENTS OF INVENTORY

SUMMARY .................................................................................................................................... 3
BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE ...................................................................................... 4
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE ................................................................................................... 4
INDEX TERMS .............................................................................................................................. 5
CONTAINER LIST ........................................................................................................................ 6

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SUMMARY

Size.

175 items and 36 volumes

Geographic locations.

Camp Funston, Texas; Fort Winfield Scott Training Camp, California; France

Inclusive dates.

1916-1918

Bulk dates.

N/A

Language.

English, French

Summary.

Papers of Vivian J. Gianelloni, relating to his WWI training including course material such as class papers, lectures, outlines for study, examinations and text books. Also included are maps of France and issues of the first volume of The Stars and Stripes.

Restrictions on access.

If microfilm is available, photocopies must be made from microfilm.

Related collections.

Sabin J. Gianelloni, Sr., Family Papers, Mss. 3458, 4279

Copyright.

Copyright of the original materials is retained by descendants of the creators in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Citation.

V. J. Gianelloni Papers, Mss. 1939, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, LSU Libraries, Baton Rouge, La.

Stack locations.

79:55-56, 98:, OS:G; OMC-3

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL NOTE

Vivian J. Gianelloni (1892-1957), born on Longwood Plantation, near Baton Rouge, was a Louisiana State University alumnus and a sugar technologist. During the First World War, Gianelloni served in the Coast Artillery Corps of the American Expeditionary Forces. He trained at Camp Funston, Texas, at Fort Winfield Scott Training Camp, California, and at the Heavy Artillery School.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

Papers relate to Gianelloni's military training at Camp Funston, Fort Winfield Scott Training Camp, and the Heavy Artillery School and chiefly consist of course material, class papers, lecture notes, outlines of study, examinations, and text books. The collection includes a manuscript "Officer's Register" volume, photographs of a United States Army parade, detailed maps of France, and a set of the Y.M.C.A. game, Trench Checkers.

Printed items include issues of the first volume of The Stars and Stripes and a number of training manuals, mostly published by the United States Army and the War Department (1916-1918).

INDEX TERMS

Artillerymen--Training of--United States.

Artillery--United States.

Examinations (documents)

Maps.

Military education--United States.

Military training camps--United States.

Textbooks.

United States--History, Military--20th century.

World War, 1914-1918.

CONTAINER LIST

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Broadsheet letter from W.A. Appleton, Secretary, General Federation of Trade Unions (Dec. 18, 1917); printed letter from Charles T. Main, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (June 26, 1918); blank laundry price list, French Laundry Company, San Francisco, Calif. (undated)

2

Camp Funston, Leon Springs, Texas (Aug.-Sept. 1917)

3

Fort Winfield Scott Training Camp (Sept.-Nov. 1917)

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Fort Winfield Scott Training Camp, Class Papers (Sept.-Nov. 1917)

5

War Department Administration (Jan.-March 1918)

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Organization and Training Center, Tractor Artillery No. 1, AEF Automobile and Tractor Course Material (June-Sept. 1918)

8

Advance Ordnance Depot, No. 4, SOS, AEF, Ammunition Course Material (June-July 1918)

9

Heavy Artillery School, AEF, Bulletins, 1917 (Feb.Aug. 1918, undated)

10

Heavy Artillery School, AEF, Notes on Heavy Artillery Part V (Aug. 15, 1918)

11

Heavy Artillery School, AEF, Notes on Heavy Artillery adjustment and Control of Fire Part VII (August 1918)

12

Heavy Artillery School, AEF, Adjustments on Fire, Lectures No. 2 8, [1918]

13

Heavy Artillery School, AEF, Lectures on Adjustment of Fire by Captain Barrett of the French Army. Supplement to Part VII (Sept. 1918)

14

Heavy Artillery School, AEF, Lectures by Captain Barrett of the French Army (1918)

15

Heavy Artillery School, AEF, Miscellaneous examinations and notes (1918)

16

Heavy Artillery School, AEF, Examinations (JulySept. 1918)

17

Headquarters Army Artillery, First Army AEF, France (JulyNov. 1918)

18

Printed items: Programs for Casino de Paris, Folies-Bergère, and Folies Marigny (1918)

19

Photographs of U.S. Army parade (undated)

20

YMCA Trench Checkers, checker board and checkers ca. 1918

21

Manuscript volume: Officer’s Register (ca. 1918)

22

Loose items removed from printed volumes

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Printed Volumes:

Andrews, Captain Lincoln C., U.S. Cavalry, Fundamentals of Military Service, Prepared under the supervision of Major General Leonard Wood, U.S. Army. (Philadelphia; J.B. Lippincott Company, 1916)

Guild, Captain George R. and Captain Frederick C. Test, U.S. Army, Pocket Field Manual. (Menasha, Wisconsin; George Banta Publishing Company, 1917)

LSU University Bulletin, v.10, no.5, The Honor Roll, Alumni and ex-students of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College now in service, May 1918.

McKenney, H.J. Captain of Cavalry, U.S. Army, Exercises for Systematic Scout Instruction. (Menasha, Wisconsin; George Banta Publishing Company. 1916)

Moss, Major James A, U.S. Army Infantry Drill Regulations United States Army 1911, Simplified edition with annotations, illustrations, and index. (Menasha, Wisconsin; George Banta Publishing Company. 1916)

Moss, Major James A, U.S. Army Privates’ Manual, (Menasha, Wisconsin; George Banta Publishing Company. 1916)

Moss, Major James A. U.S. Army, Army Paperwork, (Menasha, Wisconsin; George Banta Publishing Company. 1916)

Parker, Captain Ralph M, U.S. Cavalry, An Officer’s Notes. Compiled by Lieutenant C.C. Griffith, C.A.C. (New York, George U. Harvey, 1917)

Perkins, Captain K.S., Fifth Field Artillery, Field Artillery Firing Data and Notes. (Menasha, Wisconsin; George Banta Publishing Company. 1917)

Picard, Jean A., Cortina French-English Military Manual. Foreword by Major-General Leonard Wood, U.S. Army, (New York; The Cortina Academy of Languages, 1917)

Platt, Captain W.P., Coast Artillery Corps, U.S. Army; Inspector-Instructor, California Coast Artillery, Coast Artillery Material. (Kansas City, Missouri; Franklin Hudson Publishing Company, 1917)

Schron, L., Tables de Logarithmes. (Paris, France; Gauthier-Villars et Cie, Imprimeurs-Librairies Du Bureau Des Longitudes, De L’Ecole Polytechnique, undated)

Smalley, Captain Howard R., U.S. Cavalry, The Army Field Note Book. (New York, Military Publishing Company, 1917)

Van Vorst, B., To the Homeward-Bound Americans. (Paris: Imp. Lang, Blanchong & cie., 1919)

U.S. Army Headquarters American Expeditionary Forces, Artillery Firing. (1918)

U.S. Army Department of Military Art, Small Problems for Infantry, Prepared by Captain A.W. Bjornstad, 16th Infantry, Instructor. (Washington; Government Printing Office, 1917)

U.S. Army, Notes on Infantry, Cavalry and Field Artillery. Lectures delivered to class of provisional second Lieutenants Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. (Washington; Government Printing Office, 1917)

U.S. Army, Training Manual in Topography, Map Reading and Reconnaissance. Prepares by Major George R. Spalding, Corps of Engineers, Under the direction of

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the Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army. (Washington; Government Printing Office, 1917)

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U.S. Army, Army Service Schools, Lectures in Military Sanitation and management of the Sanitary Service. (Washington; Government Printing Office, 1917)

War Department, Document #355, Engineer Field Manual, (Washington; Government Printing Office, 1917)

War Department, Document #394, Infantry Drill Regulations United States Army 1911, Corrected to April 15, 1917, (Washington; Government Printing Office, 1917)

War Department, Document #436, Manual of Physical Training, (Washington; Government Printing Office, 1917)

War Department, Document #442, Small Arms Firing Manual 1913, Corrected to April 15, 1917, (Washington; Government Printing Office, 1917)

War Department, Document #442, Small Arms Firing Manual 1913, With text corrections to Feb. 21, 1917, (New York; Military Publishing Company, 1917)

War Department, Document #454, Regulations for the Army of the United States 1913, Corrected to April 15, 1917, (Washington; Government Printing Office, 1917)

War Department, Document #467, Rules of Land Warfare, (Washington; Government Printing Office, 1917)

War Department, Document #475, Field Service Regulations United States Army 1914, Corrected to April 15, 1917, (Washington; Government Printing Office, 1917)

War Department, Document #475, Field Service Regulations United States Army 1914, Text corrections to Feb. 4, 1916, (New York; Military Publishing Company, 1916)

War Department, Document #488, Combined Infantry and Cavalry Drill Regulations for Automatic Machine Riffle Caliber .30 Model of 1909, Corrected to April 15, 1917, (Washington; Government Printing Office, 1917)

War Department, Document #559, Coast Artillery Instruction Order 1917, (Washington; Government Printing Office, 1917)

War Department, Document #560, A Manual for Courts-Martial, (Washington; Government Printing Office, 1917)

War Department, Document #571, Tables of Organization United States Army, (Washington; Government Printing Office, 1917)

War Department, Document #574, Manual for Noncommissioned Officers and Privates of Infantry of the Army of the United States, (Washington; Government Printing Office, 1917)

War Department, Document #699, Manual for Battery Commander, (Washington; Government Printing Office, 1918)

War Department, Document #790, Provisional Range Tables for the 155 G.P. Filloux Gun, Edited by the War Plans Division, April 1918.

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Old Map Case

Drawer 3

A. Taride, editor, Nouvelle Carte de France, Belgique, Bords du Rhin, Suisse, etc. Cartes Routieres pour Automobilistes, Cyclistes, etc., Paris, ca. 1918. 34x41

A. Taride, editor, Cartes Taride pour Cyclistes et Automobilistes. Lorraine, Basse-Alsace, Vosges, No. 6bis. Paris, ca. 1918. 27x36.

A. Taride, editor, Carte Taride pour Cyclistes et Automobilistes. Lorraine, Basse-Alsace, Vosges, No. 6bis. Paris, ca, 1918. 27x36

A. Taride, editor, Carte Routière pour Cyclistes et Automobilistes. Environs De Paris, Section Nord Est. Paris, ca. 1918. 28x36

Plan Directeur, Castillon-Sur-Dorogne, Compiled by superimposing a Lambert Kilometric grid (Region Bordelaise) on the conseil General map, 23 Aout, 1875. scale 1:40,000 and enlarging by photography to a scale of 1:20,000. (Printing Plant 29th Engineers, U.S. Army, 1918) 42x36

The Literary Digest, Detailed map of the Battlefield of Picardy, France. The Spring Drive, 1918. April 20, 1918. 12x8.5

The Literary Digest, The Battle in Flanders. April 27, 1918. 12x9

The Literary Digest, Relation of the Battle-Line to Paris, London, and the Channel Ports. May 4, 1918. 12x8.75

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The Stars and Stripes

Vol. 1 – No. 32, September 13, 1918.

Vol. 1 – No. 33, September 20, 1918.

Vol. 1 – No. 38, October 25, 1918.

Vol. 1 – No. 41, November 15, 1918.

Vol. 1 – No. 44, December 6, 1918.

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Diagrams: Meteorological Data [1918]; Deviation Board (1918); Clock (1917)