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Inventory of the Josephine Naas papers
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  • Title: Josephine Naas papers
    Date (inclusive): 1918-1941
    Collection Number: XX254
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.2 linear feet)
    Abstract: Memoirs and miscellanea, relating to Young Men's Christian Association work with the American Expeditionary Forces in France at the end of World War I.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Naas, Josephine.

    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], Josephine Naas papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

    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

    Originally from England, Josephine Naas came to the United States in 1912 to work as a secretary. After the armistice, she was called to Paris, France to work for the Young Men's Christian Association around the year 1919. Having already once been widowed, she remarried to an American soldier, Lief Naas, while in France. She later lived and worked in Oakland, California.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains memoirs and miscellanea related to the Young Men's Christian Association work with the American Expeditionary Forces in France at the end of World War I.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

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