Inventory of the Archibald E. Preston papers

Finding aid prepared by Dina Hassan
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
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Collection Summary

Title: Archibald E. Preston papers
Date (inclusive): 1917-1918
Collection Number: XX153
Creator: Preston, Archibald E.
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Language of Material: The collection is in English.
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.4 linear feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, orders, training manuals, and maps related to American military engineering activities in the United States and France during World War I.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Archibald E. Preston papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives

Accruals

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Biographical Note

Captain, United States Army Corps of Engineers.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection contains correspondence, orders, training manuals, and maps related to American military engineering activities in the United States and France during World War I.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
World War, 1914-1918--Engineering and construction.

Box/Folder: 1 : 1

Correspondence and general orders, 1917-1918

Box/Folder: 1 : 2

Maps and clippings, 1917-1918

Box/Folder: 1 : 3

Orders, memos, and reconnaissance material, 1917-1918

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

Textbooks and diagrams, 1917-1918