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  • Title: Henry Serrano Villard typescript : Red Cross driver in Italy : a memoir of the First World War
    Date (inclusive): 1982
    Collection Number: 85055
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box (0.2 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Relates to the American Red Cross ambulance service in Italy during World War I and to Villard's acquaintanceship with the writer Ernest Hemingway in the ambulance service. Appendices include rosters of Red Cross personnel in Italy and a copy of a 1918 article by Hemingway in a Red Cross bulletin.
    Creator: Villard, Henry Serrano, 1900-1996
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1985.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Henry Serrano Villard typescript : Red Cross driver in Italy : a memoir of the First World War, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical Note

    1900 Born, Manhattan, New York
    1918 Served as volunteer ambulance driver for the Red Cross in Italy. Met Ernest Hemingway while both were recuperating in a Red Cross hospital
    1921 Graduated from Harvard University
    1952 Served as envoy to Libya
    1958 Served as US representative to the European Office of the United Nations
    1960 Served as ambassador to Mali, Senegal, and Mauritania
    1996 Died, Los Angeles, California

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Relates to the American Red Cross ambulance service in Italy during World War I and to Villard's acquaintanceship with the writer Ernest Hemingway in the ambulance service. Appendices include rosters of Red Cross personnel in Italy and a copy of a 1918 article by Hemingway in a Red Cross bulletin.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1914-1918 -- Medical care
    World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Italy
    American National Red Cross
    Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961