Inventory of the George L. Usher Papers, 1909-1918

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Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
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Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Inventory of the George L. Usher Papers, 1909-1918

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Encoded by:
Michael C. Conkin
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: George L. Usher Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1909-1918
Collection number: 69081
Creator: Usher, George L., 1890-
Collection Size: 3 envelopes 0.3 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Depicts World War I German aircraft, American aircraft in 1909, and scenes of Vera Cruz in 1914. Includes aerial reconnaissance views of World War I military activity in France
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], George L. Usher Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1969.

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.

Access Points

Aeronautics--Pictorial works.
World War, 1914-1918.
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations.
World War, 1914-1918--Pictorial works.
Mexico.
Veracruz Llave (Mexico)--History--American occupation, 1914--Pictorial works.

Biographical Note

1890 Born
1917-1918 135th Squadron in France, World War I
1935-1939 Chief of Personnel of the Air Force
1939-1941 Commander, Moffett Field, Mountain View, California
1941-1942 Commander, Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio
1942- Deputy Commander of the 13th Air Force in the South Pacific

Container List

Box A-C

Photographs depicting World War I German aircraft; American aircraft in 1909, including photographs of Orville Wright and Kirkland, one of the first air force pilots; scenes of Vera Cruz, Mexico, in 1914 during the American occupation. Includes aerial reconnaissance views of World War I military action in France