Overview of the Mrs. Leland E. Cofer papers,

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Overview of the Mrs. Leland E. Cofer papers,

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2008
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2008 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Mrs. Leland E. Cofer papers,
Dates: 1915-1945
Collection Number: 50013
Creator: Cofer, Mrs. Leland E.
Collection Size: 6 manuscript boxes, 5 envelopes (2.9 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives .
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, postcards, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to the administration of relief during and after the two world wars and, in particular, to the activities of the New York Committee for the Fatherless Children of France. Includes some papers of Leland E. Cofer, health officer for the Port of New York and assistant surgeon general, United States Public Health Service.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Mrs. Leland E. Cofer papers,, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1950.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

American relief work administrator in World Wars I and II.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, speeches and writings, reports, postcards, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to the administration of relief during and after the two world wars and, in particular, to the activities of the New York Committee for the Fatherless Children of France. Includes some papers of Leland E. Cofer, health officer for the Port of New York and assistant surgeon general, United States Public Health Service.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
United States. Public Health Service.
International relief.
World War, 1914-1918--France.
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
World War, 1939-1945--Civilian relief.
Cofer, Leland Eggleston.
Fatherless Children of France Society.