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Inventory of the Rebecca Flint papers
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  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Rebecca Flint papers
    Date (inclusive): 1913-1920
    Date (bulk): 1918-1919
    Collection Number: 59014
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of the Material: English and French.
    Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes (1.6 linear feet)
    Abstract: Booklets, newspapers, other printed matter, and photographs relating to Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) work with the American Expeditionary Forces in France, and more generally the life of an American in France during World War I.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Flint, Rebecca.

    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], Rebecca Flint papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1959.

    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 Note

    Rebecca Punchard Flint was born in Madison, Wisconsin on June 13, 1892. She received her A.B. from Wellesley College in 1914 and later her A.M. from the University of Wisconsin in 1923. In between receiving her degrees, she worked with the YMCA as a relief worker in France from 1918-1919.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The Rebecca Flint papers consist of booklets, newspapers, other printed matter, and photographs relating to Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) work with the American Expeditionary Forces in France and, more broadly, World War I and its effects in France. The content of this collection includes both personal items, such as travel documents and a diary, and items that relate to the war experience of Americans in France in general, such as booklets, newspapers, programs, and photographs. The bulk of the collection was collected from 1918 to 1919.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

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