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  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
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  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: John Kohnen Honey papers
    Date (inclusive): 1917-1919
    Collection Number: 79063
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 2 manuscript boxes (0.8 linear feet)
    Abstract: Diaries, letters, correspondence, clippigns, postcards, and photographs, relating to the American ambulance service attached to French Army forces in France during World War I. As a whole the collection depicts John Kohnen Honey's time in the American Field Service during World War I.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Honey, John Kohnen, 1896-1978.

    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], John Kohnen Honey papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1979.

    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 online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    March 16, 1896 Born, North Dakota
    1915-1917 Student at Stanford University
    1917 Enlisted into the United States Army as a Private First Class
    1917 Volunteered as a member of the American ambulance field serivce in France
    1919 Discharged from military service
    August 2, 1978 Died, California

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection includes diaries, correspondence, clippings, postcards and photographs, relating to the American ambulance service attached to French Army forces in France during 1917 to 1919. The collection details Honey’s time in the American Field Service during World War I. Through diaries and correspondence Honey provides a glimpse into the life of a soldier within the American Field Service. Photographs and negatives depict scenes of destruction, war, and everyday life of the American ambulance service.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    American Field Service.
    France. Armée.
    World War, 1914-1918--France.
    World War, 1914-1918--Medical care.