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  • Title: David Theodore Nelson papers
    Date (inclusive): 1914-1919
    Collection Number: 58023
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
    Language of Material: In English and French
    Physical Description: 1 manuscript box, memorabilia (0.5 Linear Feet)
    Abstract: Reports, printed transcripts of letters and diary entries, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to relief operations in Ougrée, Belgium, during World War I; to American volunteers with the French ambulance service; and to American military activities during and after World War I.
    Creator: Nelson, David Theodore, 1891-1969
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

    Access

    The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.

    Publication Rights

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

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1958.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], David Theodore Nelson papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    Member, Commission for Relief in Belgium, 1914-1915; member, American Field Service, 1915-1916; first lieutenant, United States Army, 1917-1919.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Reports, printed transcripts of letters and diary entries, photographs, and memorabilia, relating to relief operations in Ougrée, Belgium, during World War I; to American volunteers with the French ambulance service; and to American military activities during and after World War I.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief
    World War, 1914-1918 -- Medical care
    International relief
    World War, 1914-1918 -- Belgium
    World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- France
    Ougrée (Belgium)
    Commission for Relief in Belgium (1914-1930)
    United States. Army. American Expeditionary Forces
    American Field Service