Inventory of the Henry Serrano Villard typescript : Red Cross driver in Italy : a memoir of the First World War

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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

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Publication Rights

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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

box 1, folder 1

Manuscript 1982

box 1, folder 2

Appendices undated