Register of the Rudolph Altrocchi Papers, 1900-1945

Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
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Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Register of the Rudolph Altrocchi Papers, 1900-1945

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Rudolph Altrocchi Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1900-1945
Collection number: 55001
Creator: Altrocchi, Rudolph, 1882-1953
Collection Size: 3 manuscript boxes, 2 envelopes (1.3 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, office diary, reports, speeches, military orders, newspaper clippings, postcards, posters, sheet music, and printed matter, relating to American war propaganda work in Italy and Lyons, France.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.

Publication Rights

For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Rudolph Altrocchi Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Access Points

United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
Propaganda, American.
World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1914-1918--Propaganda.
United States--Foreign relations.
United States--Armed Forces.

Biographical Note

1882, October 31 born, Florence, Italy
1908 A.B., Harvard
1914 Ph.d., Harvard
1918, June-Sept. director of oral propaganda in Italy. American Bureau of Public Information, Rome
1918-1919 2d lt., Infantry, Liaison Service, A.E.F., Lyons, France
1915-1927 assistant professor and associate professor of Italian, University of Chicago
1928-1947 professor of Italian, University of California

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, office diary, reports, speeches, military orders, newspaper clippings, postcards, sheet music, and printed matter, relating to American war propaganda work in Italy and Lyons, France.

Container List

Box 1

Office diary of Liaison Service, A.E.F., Lyons, France, May 1918-April 1919

 

Correspondence, 1915-1945

 

Correspondence, undated

 

Letters from Henry L. Stimson, 1912 and 1929

 

Letters of introduction

 

Form letters

Box 2

Liberty Loan Drive

 

Maps

 

Membership and award certificates

 

Mementos

 

Military Training Camp, Plattsburg, N.Y. (1916)

 

Newspaper clippings

 

Orders, travel certificates, and passports

 

Pamphlets and printed matter

Box 3

Poetry

 

Postcards

 

Programs, announcements and posters

 

Receipts for expense accounts

 

Reports, speeches, notes, letters to editors

 

Sheet music

 

Speakers campaign

 

War ration book

 

Photographs

Envelope A

16 photos of the staff of the American bureau of Public Information, Rome, Italy, 1918 and of military burials at Lyons, France, 1918-1919. 7 photos of other scenes including air flights at Campo de Marte in 1910, Queen Margherita of Italy in 1898 or 1899, and postcards,

mB

1 photo of troops of the A.E.F. in military parade in France 1919