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Joseph Tustin Papers

Joseph P. Tustin Papers

Color sketch of a jäger captain by Colonel Harry Larter, Jr. 

An uncolored version is featured on the jacket of Tustin's book.



Boxes 1-7 and large folder found in compact shelving; diaries and maps in the University Archives vault

Note: Copies of EWALD: DIARY OF THE AMERICAN WAR (E268.E9 213) are found in both the Andruss Library General Collection and in Special Collections.


Box 1:

Description of collection

            Includes Obituary of Joseph P. Tustin; postcard of former Tustin home in Bloomsburg; Press-Enterprise article (July 29, 1987) about Tustin gift and Capt. Ewald; photocopy of piece regarding Tustin mansion; photocopies of title page, copyright C.I.P. page, Contents, Illustrations, Preface, Acknowledgments, and Introduction to Ewald's Diary of the American War; and photocopies of correspondence relating to appraisal of Tustin gift; certificates/ affidavit re ownership of diaries.

Collection items

Slides, negatives and illustrations used in publication

Illustrations of Ewald used in Diary, colored representation of book jacket illustration, illustration of Kosciusko & Soult

Correspondence related to publication of the diary (2 folders), 1972-82

Receipts and correspondence concerning the diary, 1957-78

Typescripts (in English) of biography of Ewald written by his son

Notes on Ewald's son and great grandson

Correspondence and research material, 1946-80

Correspondence with Donald Londahl-Smidt, 1977-84


Box 2:

Notes used in preparation of Diary (1958-1972)

Maps used in Diary

"Pennsylvania Soldier" - Von Donop's Report

Banscroft Collection Hessian No. 5 Feldzug der Hessian nach Amerika von Ewald

Misc. articles, typescripts and correspondence thereto including Arnold in Virginia MSS 1781

Ewald's letters to Jeanette Van Horne

Misc. Info. re Ewald.

Notes, correspondence, and materials in preparation of Diary


Box 3:

Red notebook of maps, illustrations, photos, and information used in study of Ewald and in preparation of Diary.  Notebook
                    is entitled Captain Johann Ewald, Diary of the American War, 1776-1784, Illustrations.

Red notebook of the draft of the original Vol. III of Ewald's diary.  It is entitled Ewald Diary Vol. 3.


Box 4:

Misc. Items related to J.P.T.'s American history interests


Box 5:

Black scrapbook (11" x 13") of postcards, photos, and other information about North Africa, France , and Italy.

                    Compiled by J.P.T. during his wartime duty, 1943-45.  


Box 6:

Black scrapbook (11" x 13") of postcards, photos, and other information about Rome, Italy. Compiled by J.P.T. during his
                    wartime duty (1943-45)


Box 7:

Publication The Naval Reserve Dec. 15, 1917

Publication The Naval Reserve May 15, 1918

Publication The Naval Reserve April 30, 1918

Photocopy Asbury Park Evening Press Dec.2, 1918 ( article re Tustin's Service in France)

3 articles re naval service in France W.W. I

CCC Sixth District Gazette June 1, 1935

                Feb. 2, 1935

Material from time of J.P.T.'s Army Air Force and Air Force career in Germany in W.W. II and Postwar period; includes:

                Print of Town of Hammelburg

                Drawing of J.P.T.'s travels in W. Germany

                Old prints of W. Germany

                Photos of J.P.T.

                Historical Research Center, U.S.A.F.


Large Folder:

Photo (10" x 14") of Kaiser Wilhelm (W.W. I era)

Poster (12.5 " x 18") for Diary


Original Diaries:

In University Archives Vault

Digital copies of the original color maps from Ewald's Diary can be found at the following site: The Captain Johann von Ewald Diaries


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