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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: David Theodore Nelson papers
    Dates: 1914-1919
    Collection Number: 58023
    Creator: Nelson, David Theodore, 1891-1969.
    Collection Size: 1 manuscript box, memorabilia (0.4. linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives .
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Reports, printed transcripts of letters and diary entries, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to relief operations in Ougrée, Belgium, during World War I; to American volunteers with the French ambulance service; and to American military activities during and after World War I.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: English French

    Administrative Information

    Access

    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], David Theodore Nelson papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1958.

    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 library catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Member, Commission for Relief in Belgium, 1914-1915; member, American Field Service, 1915-1916; first lieutenant, United States Army, 1917-1919.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Reports, printed transcripts of letters and diary entries, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to relief operations in Ougrée, Belgium, during World War I; to American volunteers with the French ambulance service; and to American military activities during and after World War I.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Commission for Relief in Belgium (1914-1930).
    American Field Service.
    United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
    International relief.
    World War, 1914-1918--Belgium.
    World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
    World War, 1914-1918--Medical care.
    World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--France.
    Ougrée (Belgium)