Inventory of the Francis Putnam Knight papers

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff.
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Title: Francis Putnam Knight papers
Date (inclusive): 1918-1919
Collection Number: 70006
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 1 envelope, 1 album box (0.9 linear feet)
Abstract: Diary, correspondence, clippings, and photographs, relating to activities of Motor Transportation Corps Supply Depot No. 702 in Paris during World War I.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Creator: Knight, Francis Putnam, 1894-

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Francis Putnam Knight papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1970.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

Captain, United States Army; commanding officer, Motor Transportation Corps Supply Depot No. 702, 1918-1919.

Scope and Content of Collection

Diary, correspondence, clippings, and photographs, relating to activities of Motor Transportation Corps Supply Depot No. 702 in Paris during World War I.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

United States. Army. Motor Transport Corps.
World War, 1914-1918--Transportation.

Box: 1

The personal diaries of Captain F. P. Knight for 1918 and 1919. newspaper clippings of the Paris peace negotiations and pictures of the Motor Transportation Corps are included.

Box: 1

A notebook, "Picture and Pen Story of a Lieutenant in the A.E.F." This notebook incudes photos of the Allied Armistice Commission of which Capt. Knight was a member and pictures of General Pershing inspecting the Motor Transportation Corps Supply Depot No. 702 (responsible for the Paris Sector).

Box: 1

A photo album in a loose leaf binder of the Motor Transportation Depot No. 702. Capt. Knight was the Commanding Officer of this unit, and participated in the battles of Meuse-Argonne, Marne and Bellean Wood.

Box: 1

A large photo album of World War I scenes incuding pictures of operations of the Motor Transportation Corps.

Box: 1

A book, "The American Navy", published in 1898 shows the destruction of the Maine and pictures of contemporary units of the U.S. Navy.