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Inventory of the United States Army, First Army miscellaneous records
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: United States Army, First Army miscellaneous records
    Date (inclusive): 1918-1919
    Collection Number: XX309
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3 manuscript boxes (1.2 linear feet)
    Abstract: Reports, memoranda, orders, and maps, relating to military conditions in France during World War I, the German railway system, and experiences of German and Allied prisoners of war.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: United States. Army. Army, 1st.

    Access

    The collection is open for research. The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], United States. Army. First Army miscellaneous records, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Biographical/Historical note

    The First Army was established in France in 1918 under the command of General John J. Pershing. The First Army was stationed near Verdun, where it was involved in the Meuse-Argonne offensive and the Battle of Saint-Mihiel. It was deactivated in 1919.
    Source: http://www.first.army.mil/

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/. Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection is comprised of reports, memoranda, orders, and maps, relating to military conditions in France during World War I, the German railway system, and experiences of German and Allied prisoners of war.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
    Prisoners of war.
    World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--France.
    World War, 1914-1918--Prisoners and prisons.
    World War, 1914-1918--Transportation.