Frederick Sweeney, Diary
Title: Frederick Sweeney,
Creator: Frederick Sweeney
Dates: 1918, Sept. 22- 1919, Apr. 18
Quantity: 1 box (0.5 linear
Collection Number: MS 0114
Restrictions: Photocopies not allowed
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Preferred Citation: Frederick Sweeney, Diary (MS 0114). Archives & Special Collections,
University of Nebraska–Lincoln Libraries.
Alternative Format: None
Doctor Frederick Sweeney served as Captain in the United States Army Medical Corps.
He met Willa Cather during the period she spent in Jaffrey, New Hampshire. Sweeney
shared his personal diary with Cather and his personal recollection of World War I
provided her with much insight into the war experience. Cather used the diary as
research for her Pulitzer Prize novel One of Ours.
Scope and Content:
The Sweeney diary is a photocopy of the original that contains recollections of World
Cather, Willa, 1873-1947
Sweeney, Frederick, M.D.
Novelists, American -- 20th century
Box 1. Folder 1. Frederick Sweeny, diary, 1918, Sept. 22- 1919, Apr. 18