Collection 2593 - Drury L. Weatherhead Diary, 1917-1919
Creator: Weatherhead, Drury L.
Provenance Note: The Drury L. Weatherhead diary was donated to Montana State University by Paul Miller, Lake Oswego, Oregon, on November 25, 2014
Historical Note: Drury Lee Weatherhead (1887-1964) was hired as an instructor in chemistry at the Montana College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts in 1911 and served until 1914. He was born in Rock Island, Illinois on December 10, 1887 and attended the University of Illinois at Champagne-Urbana where he received a graduate scholarship in 1908. Weatherhead joined the U.S. Army as a Captain in the Food Division, Surgeon Generalâ€™s Office on October 8, 1917 and was subsequently sent to Europe. He died in April 1964 at the age of 77.
Content Description Note: The Drury L. Weatherhead diary is a record of his service from enlistment to discharge and consists largely of the itinerary of his travels. There are few details on his activities nor commentary on his fellow officers or his experiences.