Papers pertain to his service with the Stanford Red Cross ambulance unit in Italy during World War I and include a transcript
of his diary, photograph album, letters to parents, postcards collected while in Europe, Red Cross discharge letter, and Red
Cross instruction booklet. The diary transcript also includes a photo of the villa he lived in taken during a visit to Italy
in 1962. The album includes images of fellow Stanford volunteers Frank Thomas, Edward Harper, and Stirling Pillsbury.
Edgar Hale Musser earned his a.b. in geology at Stanford University in June 1920; while still an undergraduate he joined the
Stanford Italian Ambulance Unit, serving from May to December 1918.
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