Description: The Frank S. Tillman collection contains printed material, diaries, rosters, lists of wartime deaths, and assorted material produced between 1915 and 1939, documenting and describing the participation of Texas soldiers in World War I. The material, created by both participants and commentators of the events they describe, concerns the recruitment, composition, training, transportation, combat service, casualties, occupation duties, and demobilization of Texas soldiers and military units between 1917 and 1919. The bulk of the collection concerns the Thirty-Sixth Division while the remainder deals with the Ninetieth Division, the Adjutant General of Texas, and other Texas soldiers. Major Frank S. Tillman was a veteran of the Thirty-Sixth Division.
Citation information: (Identify the item and cite the series and subgroup), Frank S. Tillman collection. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Arrangement: These materials are organized into three subgroups with six series: Thirty-Sixth Division papers, 1917-1936; Ninetieth Division papers, 1920, 1939; Texas Participation in World War I printed materials, 1915-1920, 1928.
Copyright information: Under the Copyright Act of 1976 as amended in 1998, unpublished works are protected for the life of the author plus 70 years. The term of copyright for published material varies. Researchers are responsible for complying with U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S.C.).