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Guide to the Edgar Hale Musser Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0773
    Creator: Musser, Edgar Hale
    Title: Edgar Hale Musser papers
    Dates: 1918-1962
    Bulk Dates: 1918
    Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
    Summary: Papers pertain to his service with the Stanford Red Cross ambulance unit in Italy during World War I and include a transcript of his diary, photograph album, letters to parents, postcards collected while in Europe, Red Cross discharge letter, and Red Cross instruction booklet. The diary transcript also includes a photo of the villa he lived in taken during a visit to Italy in 1962. The album includes images of fellow Stanford volunteers Frank Thomas, Edward Harper, and Stirling Pillsbury.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Edgar Hale Musser Papers (SC0773). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Edgar Hale Musser earned his a.b. in geology at Stanford University in June 1920; while still an undergraduate he joined the Stanford Italian Ambulance Unit, serving from May to December 1918.

    Description of the Collection

    Papers pertain to his service with the Stanford Red Cross ambulance unit in Italy during World War I and include a transcript of his diary, photograph album, letters to parents, postcards collected while in Europe, Red Cross discharge letter, and Red Cross instruction booklet. The diary transcript also includes a photo of the villa he lived in taken during a visit to Italy in 1962. The album includes images of fellow Stanford volunteers Frank Thomas, Edward Harper, and Stirling Pillsbury.

    Access Terms

    Harper, Edward.
    Musser, Edgar Hale
    Pillsbury, Stirling Gainer.
    Stanford University--Students.
    Thomas, Frank Newton.
    Diaries.
    Photoprints
    World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, American.
    World War, 1914-1918--War work--Red Cross.