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Guide to the Wartime activities of William Bowers Bourn
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0793
    Creator: O'Day, Edward F. (Edward Francis), b. 1883.
    Title: Wartime activities of William Bowers Bourn
    Dates: ca. 1930
    Physical Description: 1 volume
    Summary: Narrative account of Bourn's work with the Friends of France, which funded ambulance units, and the American League of California, with extensive quotes from Bourn's correspondence, 1914-1918, including Stanford students who were serving on ambulance units in France. Also included is a brochure, "The American Field Service Memorial," 1923.
    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

    Wartime activities of William Bowers Bourn (SC0793). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    William Bowers Bourn, owner of the Empire gold mines in Grass Valley and a Stanford University trustee, organized the Friends of France at the outbreak of World War I, serving as its president from 1914-1919.

    Description of the Collection

    Narrative account of Bourn's work with the Friends of France, which funded ambulance units, and the American League of California, with extensive quotes from Bourn's correspondence, 1914-1918, including Stanford students who were serving on ambulance units in France. Also included is a brochure, "The American Field Service Memorial," 1923.

    Access Terms

    American League of California.
    Bourn, William Bowers, 1857-1936.
    Friends of France.
    O'Day, Edward F. (Edward Francis), b. 1883.
    Stanford University--Students.
    World War, 1914-1918--Medical care--France.
    World War, 1914-1918.