Overview of the David Theodore Nelson papers

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Overview of the David Theodore Nelson papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2009
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by Elizabeth Konzak.
© 2009 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: David Theodore Nelson papers
Dates: 1914-1919
Collection Number: 58023
Creator: Nelson, David Theodore, 1891-1969.
Collection Size: 1 manuscript box, memorabilia (0.4. linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives .
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Reports, printed transcripts of letters and diary entries, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to relief operations in Ougrée, Belgium, during World War I; to American volunteers with the French ambulance service; and to American military activities during and after World War I.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: English French

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], David Theodore Nelson papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1958.

Accruals

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Biographical/Historical Note

Member, Commission for Relief in Belgium, 1914-1915; member, American Field Service, 1915-1916; first lieutenant, United States Army, 1917-1919.

Scope and Content of Collection

Reports, printed transcripts of letters and diary entries, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to relief operations in Ougrée, Belgium, during World War I; to American volunteers with the French ambulance service; and to American military activities during and after World War I.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Commission for Relief in Belgium (1914-1930).
American Field Service.
United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
International relief.
World War, 1914-1918--Belgium.
World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
World War, 1914-1918--Medical care.
World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--France.
Ougrée (Belgium)