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Guide to the Edgar Hale Musser Papers
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
0.5 linear foot
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research.