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Inventory of the Samuel Newell Watson papers
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  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Samuel Newell Watson papers
    Date (inclusive): 1910-1918
    Collection Number: XX033
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of the Material: English, French, and Dutch
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, 13 oversize boxes (22.5 linear feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, photographs, and postcards relating to relief work in France during World War I and to the Allied Powers during the war.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Watson, Samuel Newell, 1861-1942

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Samuel Newell Watson papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    Reverend Doctor Samuel Newell Watson was born February 27, 1861. He married Jeannette Watkins in January 1885. Watson was the acting rector for the Episcopal American Church of the Holy Trinity in Paris, France from 1912 to 1918. Additionally, he was vice president of the American Executive Committee for Fatherless Children of France, and he was vice president of the American Ambulance Hospital in France. Following the war, he became a Knight of the Legion of Honor of France and of the Legion of Honor of Belgium.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The papers of Samuel Newell Watson are composed of correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, photographs, and postcards relating to relief work in France during World War I, specifically by the American Church of the Holy Trinity, and to the Allied Powers during the war.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Americans--France.
    International relief.
    World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
    World War, 1914-1918--France.
    World War, 1914-1918--Medical care.
    World War, 1914-1918.