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Inventory of the Philip Sidney Van Cise papers
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Philip Sidney Van Cise papers
    Date (inclusive): 1917-1919
    Collection Number: 40003
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.4 linear feet)
    Abstract: Letters, clippings, and miscellanea, relating to activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Van Cise, Philip Sidney, 1884-.

    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], Philip Sidney Van Cise papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1940.

    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 library catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    1884 October 25 Born, Deadwood, South Dakota
    1907 Graduates from University of Colorado
    1917-1919 Assistant chief of staff for intelligence, 81st Division
    circa 1919-1942 Lieutenant colonel, United States Army
    1969 December 8 Died, Denver, Colorado

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection is comprised of letters, clippings, and miscellanea, relating to activities of the American Expeditionary Forces in France during World War I. Correspondence from Van Cise to his parents is included in the collection and reflects his experiences during the war. Also included in the collection are samples of insignia from the 81st Infantry Division, also known as the Wildcats.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
    United States. Army. Infantry Division, 81st.
    World War, 1914-1918--Campaigns--France.