Guide to the Edgar Hale Musser Papers

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0773
Creator: Musser, Edgar Hale
Title: Edgar Hale Musser papers
Dates: 1918-1962
Bulk Dates: 1918
Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
Summary: 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.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

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.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Edgar Hale Musser Papers (SC0773). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

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.

Description of the Collection

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.

Access Terms

Harper, Edward.
Musser, Edgar Hale
Pillsbury, Stirling Gainer.
Stanford University--Students.
Thomas, Frank Newton.
Diaries.
Photoprints
World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives, American.
World War, 1914-1918--War work--Red Cross.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Papers