Inventory of the Josephine Naas papers

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Title: Josephine Naas papers
Date (inclusive): 1918-1941
Collection Number: XX254
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.2 linear feet)
Abstract: Memoirs and miscellanea, relating to Young Men's Christian Association work with the American Expeditionary Forces in France at the end of World War I.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Naas, Josephine.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Josephine Naas papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

Accruals

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Biographical Note

Originally from England, Josephine Naas came to the United States in 1912 to work as a secretary. After the armistice, she was called to Paris, France to work for the Young Men's Christian Association around the year 1919. Having already once been widowed, she remarried to an American soldier, Lief Naas, while in France. She later lived and worked in Oakland, California.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains memoirs and miscellanea related to the Young Men's Christian Association work with the American Expeditionary Forces in France at the end of World War I.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
World War, 1914-1918--War work.
Young Men's Christian associations.

Box/Folder: 1 : 1

Application for Release, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 2

Booklet, Steps to be Taken in Paris by All Secretaries Arriving from America,

Box/Folder: 1 : 3

Memoirs, 1941January

Scope and Contents note

Includes photographs
Box/Folder: 1 : 4

Memoranda, 1918 November 1

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

Miscellaneous, circa 1917

Scope and Contents note

Includes receipts and American Library Association and YMCA leaflets
Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Orders, 1918 December 10-1919 July 9