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Inventory of the Philip Skinner Platt papers
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  • Title: Philip Skinner Platt papers
    Date (inclusive): 1916-1976
    Collection Number: 57022
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1 folder, 1 envelope (0.2 linear feet)
    Abstract: Memoirs, 1976, and photographs, 1916, relating to relief work in Europe during World War I.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    creator: Platt, Philip Skinner, 1889-.


    Collection is open for research.
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    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Philip Skinner Platt papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1957.


    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

    American public health official; member of the Commission for Relief in Belgium, American Relief Administration, American Red Cross, and United States Army Sanitary Corps in Europe, 1916-1919.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Memoirs, 1976, and photographs, 1916, relating to relief work in Europe during World War I.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    American National Red Cross.
    American Relief Administration.
    Commission for Relief in Belgium (1914-1930)
    United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces.
    United States. Army. Sanitary Corps.
    World War, 1914-1918--Belgium.
    World War, 1914-1918--Civilian relief.
    World War, 1914-1918--Medical care.