Overview of the David Theodore Nelson papers

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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

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Publication Rights

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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

 

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