Guide to the Donald Hiram Stilwell Photograph Collection, 1908-1918

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Overview of the Collection

Collection Title: Donald Hiram Stilwell Photograph Collection
Dates: 1908-1918
Identification: SC/DHS
Creator: Stilwell, Donald Hiram
Physical Description: 0.42 linear feet
Language of Materials: English
Repository: Special Collections
Abstract: Donald Hiram Stilwell served in the Navy from 1908-1912 as an enlisted man and was posted in Asia for most of his enlistment. From 1912-1917, he worked in a naval shipyard in Maryland. In 1917 he rejoined the Navy, serving in the Atlantic area near France. He was discharged in 1918. The collection consists of photographs and postcards acquired by Donald H. Stilwell during his naval service in the Philippines, Japan and China from 1908-1912 and during World War I in France and aboard the Destroyer U.S.S. Sigourney in the Atlantic.

Biographical Information:

Donald Hiram Stilwell served in the Navy from 1908-1912 as an enlisted man and was posted in Asia for most of his enlistment. From 1912-1917, he worked in a naval shipyard in Maryland. In 1917 he rejoined the Navy, serving in the Atlantic area near France. He was discharged in 1918.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Genre/Form of Material:

Photographic material

Topical Term:

China -- Description and travel -- Pictorial works
Philippines -- Description and travel -- Pictorial works
Pictorial works

Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Conditions Governing Access:

The collection is open for research use.

Preferred Citation:

[Identification of item], [date], Donald Hiram Stilwell Photograph Collection , Special Collections and Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge.

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photographs and postcards acquired by Donald H. Stilwell during his naval service in the Philippines, Japan and China from 1908-1912, and during World War I in France and aboard the Destroyer U.S.S. Sigourney in the Atlantic.